Day: June 25, 2023

Pat Verbeek

Ducks Potential Free Agent Targets

Anaheim Ducks general manager Pat Verbeek has already had a busy start to one of the more exciting offseasons the Ducks have had. Verbeek finished his head coaching search for the Ducks and their AHL affiliate San Diego Gulls, with Greg Cronin and Matt McIlvane. Next week, Verbeek will have to make nine selections in […]

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Jamie Benn Isn’t Captain Material

Some Dallas Stars fans said that forward Logan Stankoven is the team’s next captain, and I respectfully disagree. Here’s what I think about the “Jamie Benn isn’t captain material” topic. Stars captain and forward Jamie Benn is the longest-tenured player in Dallas Stars’ history. But Benn’s also one of the most controversial players in the […]

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What History Shows The Bruins At Pick 92

Barring a trade to acquire a higher draft pick, The Boston Bruins head into the 2023 NHL Entry Draft without a first or second-round pick. The Bruins used their first-round pick in a trade with Washington for defenseman Dmitry Orlov and forward Garnet Hathaway. Then they traded their second-round pick in part of a package […]

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Arizona Coyotes Re-Sign Goaltender Connor Ingram

The Arizona Coyotes have come to an agreement with RFA goalie Connor Ingram on a 3 year, $1.95 million AAV contract. How does this affect the Coyotes goaltending situation going forward? Connor Ingram finished last season with a SV% of .907 and a GAA of 3.37, but his stats don’t tell the full story. He […]

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What is the Mark Messier Award?

The Mark Messier Leadership Award, also known as the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award, is an annual award given to the NHL player who exemplifies superior leadership qualities both on and off the ice. The award is named after the legendary NHL player, Mark Messier, who is widely regarded as one of the greatest captains […]

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Coyotes Become Buyers

The Arizona Coyotes re-started what was a failed rebuild shortly after GM Bill Armstrong took over and absolutely stockpiled future draft assets after coming to that decision. Now it seems there is a priority shift away from acquiring more draft assets to sending some out to acquire current players. The Coyotes are coming off acquiring […]

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Tampa Bay Lightning forward Nicholas Paul (20) celebrates his goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs with forward Michael Eyssimont (23) and forward Ross Colton (79) during the third period of Game 5 Thursday night in Toronto.

Lightning Must Re-Sign One of Killorn or Colton

With the 2022-23 NHL season in the books, it’s time for all teams to look at building next year’s roster. The Tampa Bay Lightning enter the 2023 offseason with salary cap issues, as they have approximately $7.3 million to spend. That takes into account their usage of the long-term injured reserve but likely doesn’t include […]

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