Metropolitan Division

Penguins: Current State Of The Roster 

If anything from this off-season is guaranteed, the excuse of “The Penguins are running the same team back again” can not be used. Using Free Agency and making a couple of trades, the Penguins have made several changes to their team while keeping the core and all the star players.  KEY DEPARTURES: F Evan Rodrigues […]

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Devils Sign Winger Jesper Bratt

The Contract Of all the team’s moves, none are more significant than Jesper Bratt. After months of waiting and wondering, the time has come, and a contract has been signed. Avoiding arbitration, the New Jersey Devils have signed Jesper Bratt to a one-year contract that carries a cap hit of $5.45 million. Bratt will be […]

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Devils Strike Deal With Tyce Thompson

The New Jersey Devils have come to terms with one of their own. While it is not Jesper Bratt, who has his hearing tomorrow, another forward has signed a deal and avoided arbitration. The Devils have come to terms with forward Tyce Thompson on a two-year contract. The first year is a two-way deal, while […]

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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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Eastern Conference Team Making a Strong Push for Free Agent Nazem Kadri

With the opening of free agency now 13 days ago, most teams have already made their additions and are preparing for the season with the roster they have now assembled, while there are still some that are on the hunt to add some talent still. There are still some notable free agents on the market, […]

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Opinion: Why It Is Okay The Devils Lost Out On Matthew Tkachuk

The Attempts The Devils have endured a positive off-season. Just like in past years, Tom Fitzgerald has made attempts to improve his squad. It has backfired a few times with Corey Crawford retiring and Jonathan Bernier needing hip surgery. Fitzgerald won the off-season with Dougie Hamilton, but unfortunately, the Devils remained in the league’s basement.  […]

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The Bridgeport Islanders celebrating after beating the Providence Bruins

A New Season Brings Change for the Bridgeport Islanders

As Islanders fans anxiously wait for their NHL team to make off-season moves, let’s look at what to expect from the farm system in the 2022-23 season and what has changed since last season.  The Bridgeport Islanders made their deepest playoff run (and first run past the first round) in almost two decades this past […]

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Islanders Mailbag: July 21, 2022

With the Islanders’ offseason at a standstill, I thought it would be a fun idea to answer some questions asked across social media. I want to extend a quick thank you to those who put questions forward for me to answer, so let’s get into it without further delay.  @nhl_Kyle on Twitter asks: Do you […]

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Why The Devils Should Trade For Matthew Tkachuk

Overview It is no secret that the Devils’ manager has tried everything he can to upgrade his team. He tried to hammer out a deal for Johnny Gaudreau, but ultimately, he chose Columbus. That is not the only flames forward he has tried to lure over to the Garden State. At the draft, he tried […]

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Report: Penguins re-sign Kasperi Kapanen to 2-year deal.

The Penguins have re-signed forward Kasperi Kapanen to a 2-year deal worth $6.4M, with an AAV of $3.2M per year. Kapanen recorded 11 goals and 20 assists for 31 points in 79 games last season, along with three assists in seven playoff games against the New York Rangers last year in what many people thought […]

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