Day: July 11, 2022

Toronto addresses their goaltending needs

The Leafs made a deal Monday evening to acquire Matt Murray from the Ottawa Senators. We take a look at the move and explain the risks. The Deal The Sens sent Matt Murray to the Leafs with two draft picks, a 2023 third round pick and a 2024 seventh round pick, while also retaining 25% […]

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Patrick Kane to the Avs?

Apparently, winning the Stanley Cup isn’t good enough for the Colorado Avalanche. NHL insider Elliotte Friedman has specifically mentioned the Avalanche as a team who could make a play for the career-long Chicago Blackhawks right winger. The Avs contacted the Blackhawks last year about the availability of Kane. However, at that time, Colorado had less […]

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Report: Filip Forsberg is Staying in Smashville for Eight More Years

Nashville Predators GM David Poile today announced all-time leading goal scorer Filip Forsberg to an eight-year, $68 million contract (an AAV of 8.5). That will keep Forsberg, who had 84 points this past season, including 42 goals. As per the announcement, David Poile said, “We are very pleased to announce Filip’s signing today. As one […]

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Oilers Seem Ready to Say Goodbye to Evander Kane

Since joining the Oilers in late January, Kane immediately impacted the Oilers’ offense. In his first game against the Montreal Canadiens. When Kane joined the Oilers, they were both going through a very rough time. Kane, with his personal life having troubles left and right, and the Oilers seemingly free-falling in the standings to 5th […]

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Brady Stonehouse invited to Avalanche Development Camp

Although he went undrafted in this year’s NHL Draft, one team took notice of Brady Stonehouse. The five-foot-nine, 182-pound forward, who turns 18 on August 6, notched 18 goals, 17 assists and 52 penalty minutes in 68 games this past season with the Ottawa 67s as a rookie in the Ontario Hockey League. That earned […]

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Chris MacFarland promoted to Avalanche GM, Sakic moves to Hockey Operations

After seven years as an assistant GM, Chris MacFarland is the big cheese. The 52-year-old, who previously spent time in the Columbus Blue Jackets organization, has been promoted to GM with the Colorado Avalanche. MacFarland, who originally joined the Blue Jackets in 1999 and served as the club’s manager of hockey operations from 2001-07 and […]

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Report: Bruins negotiations with David Krejci heating up

With the 2022 NHL Entry Draft in the rearview mirror, the Bruins can now focus on free agency signings. The Bruins selected three centers in this year’s draft to bolster down the middle for the future. Now they have turned their heads to address the issue of their top six down the middle for next […]

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Opinion: The Avalanche Needed Erik Johnson to Win the Stanley Cup

One of the reasons the Stanley Cup is the best trophy in sports is that instead of being presented to the team’s owner first, it is given to the team’s captain. They get to lift it and all its glory and make the all-important decision of who to hand it to next. For Avalanche Captain […]

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Why the Canadiens selected Juraf Slafkovsky over Shane Wright

Martin Lapointe said it best. “[Juraj Slafkovský] is a kid that you want to be around,” the Montreal Canadiens’ co-director of amateur scouting stated about their No. 1 draft pick. Slafkovsky has confidence, maturity, and swagger. Some may not know that he moved away from home and lived independently when he was just 15 to […]

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Five Games To Look Forward To As Devils Fans

Brief Overview The draft is complete, and the free agency frenzy is upon us. Regardless of both of those things, the schedule has officially been released. Lindy Ruff remains behind the bench. It is like Christmas came early and delivered the best present of all. Season ticket holders and fans are planning the games to […]

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