Month: July 2022

Jets: All Forwards in the System

I’ve been busy rolling out the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer but still have a little time to look deeper into what the Jets have at each position. And what the cupboard is stocked with. The Jets currently have 39 players under contract, of which 22 play up front. This week, we will address […]

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Oilers: Internal Growth is the Key to a Successful 2022-23 Season

The Edmonton Oilers have succeeded thus far in their goal of bringing back the most significant personnel that got them to the Western Conference Finals last season, thanks to the subtraction of some of their more bloated contracts. Edmonton managed to re-sign Evander Kane to a four-year deal worth $5.125m AVV and bring back Brett […]

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Detroit Red Wings: Updated Top 10 Prospects

The NHL Entry Draft landed the Detroit Red Wings nine more pieces to an already full compliment of Detroit Red Wings prospects. The prospect pool for Detroit is now loaded with promising players from all parts of the globe. Here is an updated version of the Top 10 Detroit prospects after the July 2022 NHL […]

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Minnesota Whitecaps players in away jerseys standing for the anthem.

PHF: Minnesota is Moving

If you have any moving boxes you’re not using, send them to the Minnesota Whitecaps. On July 26th, the city council in Richfield, MN, approved a lease agreement for the Whitecaps to play at the Richfield Ice Center starting this season. The Whitecaps have been playing home games at the Minnesota Wild’s practice rink (TRIA […]

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Will Jack Studnicka Finally Break Through?

If you are a Bruins fan, this offseason probably hasn’t gone as you hoped. The B’s center-depth is up in the air as of right now, with no accurate word of when deals will get done. Krejci sightings in Boston and the Zacha trade with New Jersey have subverted the prospect of having Bergeron return. […]

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Boston Pride: One Week of Signings

The signings for the Boston Pride started to trickle out this week in a steady flow of good players and intelligent moves. The Pride changed the formula this off-season by having one player a day being announced instead of the whole team in one fell swoop. The roster is starting to shape up so let’s […]

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How Detroit’s Revamped Defense Stands in the Eastern Conference

After the 2021-22 season, Steve Yzerman made it clear in his end-of-season press conference that improvement needed to happen, especially defensively. The Red Wings allowed 310 goals against, good for 31st in the NHL and only seven fewer than the last place Montreal Canadiens.  With an abundance of cap space in the modern NHL, this […]

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Penguins Re-Sign Danton Heinen to One-Year Deal

The Pittsburgh Penguins did not offer a contract to restricted free-agent forward Danton Heinen earlier this month. Still, Wednesday, the team announced a one-year, one-way deal with Heinen with an average annual value (AAV) of $1 million per year. The former fourth-round pick (116th overall) of the Boston Bruins scored a career-high 18 goals with […]

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Coyotes Hire Three-Time Stanley Cup Champ Madden as Assistant Coach

The Arizona Coyotes have hired three-time Stanley Cup champion John Madden as the club’s new assistant coach, announced earlier this week. “We are very pleased to add John to [head coach] André Tourigny’s coaching staff,” said general manager Bob Armstrong. “John is an experienced coach and a three-time Stanley Cup champion. He’s a proven winner […]

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Opinion: Detroit Needs to Sign Tyler Bertuzzi

The Detroit Red Wings need to either lock Tyler Bertuzzi into a long-term extension or trade him before the deadline next spring. Bertuzzi can become a UFA next summer if he doesn’t sign an extension with the Red Wings. After the last trade deadline passed, Bertuzzi indicated he wanted to remain with Detroit. The recent […]

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