Tampa Bay Lightning Trades Ryan McDonagh to the Nashville Predators

Trade Tampa Bay Lightning as a Veteran Defender Ryan McDonagh to the Nashville Predators on Sunday to make way under the NHL salary cap. The predators sent a defensive man Philip Myers forward Grant Mismash To Lightning for 33-year-old McDonagh, who waived his no-trade clause to get the deal done. McDonagh has four more seasons … Read more

21/22 Seasons In Review – Matt Roy

Happy weekend, insiders! A lot has happened over the past few days in terms of additions, particularly the acquisition of Kevin Fiala, as well as a few RFA and AHL signings. We’re now back into the 2021-22 season for just a few more days, with a review of the last two seasons, featuring a pair … Read more

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Matthews’ trip from Arizona to Hart Trophy was an inspiration

Just ask Cutter Gaultier. The left winger is No. 3 in the final NHL Central Scouting standings for North American skiers eligible for the 2022 Upper Deck Draft NHL, and is expected to be selected at the top of the first round at Bell Center in Montreal on Thursday (7 p.m. ET); ESPN, ESPN+, SN, … Read more

The islanders must pay Johnny Goudreau if he wants to stop the Flames

If Jonny Goudreau rejects Flames’ offer to keep the impending explosive and electric Free Wing in Calgary, it will be Lou Lamoriello’s duty to bring the South Jersey native to Long Island. Because putting it back on again with just a change behind the bench from Barry Trotz to Lane Lambert wouldn’t do any good … Read more

Jesse Puljujarvi is the player you want to trade this season

It seems very likely Jesse Poliogarvi He played his last game as a member of Edmonton Oilers. A number of factors are at play here including Edmonton’s salary cap crisis, his status as a restricted free agent, as well as the fact that there appears to be an equal amount of mutual frustration on both … Read more

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NHL Off-season: Buffalo Sabers

Timothy T. Ludwig – USA TODAY Sports The Buffalo Sabers have plenty of room to play with, but what are they going to do with it this summer? 2020-21 Record: 11-29-32Finishing in the Atlantic Department: FifthAvailable salary cap space (according to CapFri Friendly.com): 34 million dollarsRestricted Free Agents: Victor Olofsson, F.; Jacob Bryson, DrUnrestricted Free … Read more

Lalonde, the Red Wings coach, knows it will take time to win

Detroit – Derek Lalonde lifted his shirt after the Detroit Red Wings presented him as their new coach on Friday. General Manager Steve Yzerman stood to his left with a big smile, and the communication was clear. Yzerman helped build Tampa Bay Lightning as its general manager from 2010 to 2018 and a senior advisor … Read more