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Top 10 NHL Free Agents of the 2022 Off-season

With Free agency opening today, July 13th at noon, all the craziness the NHL has seen to this point with the NHL Entry Draft, and all the trades that have been made should continue as some major names around the league gear up to switch teams. While some teams have plenty of cap space to […]

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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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10 possible trade candidates that could be on the move this off-season

With the Stanley Cup Finals over and the NHL buyout period on going with the draft tonight, and free agency opening on July 13th, the fun of the off-season is just beginning. These next couple weeks will see craziness around the league as teams will trade star players as they look to retool their assets […]

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How The Devils Can Address The Winger Position

The Need It is no secret that the New Jersey Devils need another top-six winger. Jack Hughes is a superstar center and does not need to move to the wing. Meanwhile, the team is currently in negotiations with Jesper Bratt. But after him, the top six is thin, and Nico Hischier needs a winger of […]

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Carolina Hurricanes Taking Calls On a Former 1st Round Pick

The Carolina Hurricanes made it to the second round of the NHL playoffs this season and will be looking to add to a talented team in the off-season. The Canes have just over $20 million in cap space as they decide on possibly retaining unrestricted free agents Vincent Trocheck, Nino Niederreiter, Derek Stephan, and Max […]

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What to make of the Predators potential sale?

It was reported late last week that former Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam was close to finalizing a deal that would make him the primary owner of the Nashville Predators. This changeover would be the third different ownership group to take control of the Preds in their 23-year history. While ownership has changed hands several times, […]

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Igor Shesterkin Wins The Vezina Trophy

Igor Shesterkin has won the Vezina Trophy for the 2021-22 season. The award goes to the top netminder during the season. Shesterkin went on to victory by a wide margin and beat out Calgary Flames Jacob Markstrom and Nashville Predators netminder Juuse Saros. Down below shows just how the voting went for this award. Igor […]

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Free Agent Profile: Filip Forsberg

Inside The Rink’s Free Agent Profile series takes a look at the NHL free agents that could potentially be available this offseason. This article takes a look at Filip Forsberg. It’s good to be Filip Forsberg right now. The twenty-seven-year-old left-wing (he turns twenty-eight in August) just completed his best season statistic-wise in his career. […]

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Carter Hutton hangs up the skates at 36

Journeyman goaltender Carter Hutton announced his retirement on Tuesday at the age of 36. Hutton was acquired by the Toronto Maple Leafs in February from the Arizona Coyotes for future considerations but never stepped on the ice for the Leafs. “Honestly, I’ve been preparing myself for hockey to be over in some aspect for a while,” Hutton […]

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Former Bruins’ Defenseman Signs with Nashville

The Nashville Predators announced the signing of defenseman Jeremy Lauzon on Monday to a four-year, $8 million contract. Lauzon was acquired at the trade deadline from the Seattle Kraken and played in thirteen regular-season games and three playoff games with Nashville. The 25-year-old Lauzon was a 2015 second-round pick (52nd overall) of the Boston Bruins […]

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