Nils Lundkvist Trade Review

Via Frank Franklin II The New York Rangers traded Nils Lundkvist to the Dallas Stars in exchange for a 2023 conditional first round pick, and a 2025 conditional fourth round pick. Nils Lundkvist was the former 28th overall selection in 2018, and is a highly touted defensive prospect. The conditions for the first round pickContinue reading “Nils Lundkvist Trade Review”

Winnipeg Jets Shake Up Their Leadership Group

Via Jetsnation.ca September 16, 2022 is the day a new era began for the Winnipeg Jets. The results of this change could go both ways. Is it a promising change for the team or will it hinder their progression? Only time will tell. Since 2016, Winnipeg Jets forward Blake Wheeler has been captain of theContinue reading “Winnipeg Jets Shake Up Their Leadership Group”

Analyzing Nathan MacKinnon’s Looming Extension

Via NHL.com and CapFriendly Nathan MacKinnon is the cornerstone player of the Avs’ current team. He’s a past first overall draft pick, stud superstar center, and fodder for highlight reels, but his relatively ‘cheap’ $6.3 million cap hit is about to run out. And, even though MacKinnon said he would “take less” to benefit theContinue reading “Analyzing Nathan MacKinnon’s Looming Extension”

What to make of the Ryan Murray signing?

Via TheDenverPost The Edmonton Oilers announced Friday that they have signed Ryan Murray to a one year contract. Murray, coming off a Stanley Cup championship with the Colorado Avalanche, will add a depth presence to the Oilers blue-line. From @NHL_Sid who covers the Oilers at Oilersnation, he isn’t the best Rush Defender at all andContinue reading “What to make of the Ryan Murray signing?”

Joe Thornton Appears Unlikely to Return to Panthers for 2022-23 Season

Via Jasen Vinlove (USA TODAY Sports) NHL legend and current Florida Panthers winger, Joe Thornton seems to have moved on from his time within Florida’s organization. Thornton’s wife, Tabea, posted a message of goodbye on her Instagram last Wednesday. “South Florida, I loved our time together! This break-up hurts and I will miss you,” –Continue reading “Joe Thornton Appears Unlikely to Return to Panthers for 2022-23 Season”

Canes Sign Paul Stastny

Via NHL.com The Carolina Hurricanes have signed former Winnipeg Jets center, Paul Stastny to a one-year deal worth $1.5 million. Stastny is coming off a season where he recorded 45 points in 71 games with the Jets. The 36 year old is coming into his 17th NHL season with a very strong chance to finallyContinue reading “Canes Sign Paul Stastny”

Knyzhov Tears Achilles Tendon, Out Six Months

Via NHL.com San Jose Sharks GM Mike Grier announced Saturday that left-shot defensemen Nikolai Knyzhov suffered a torn Achilles tendon in his right leg during an off-ice training session. He underwent surgery on August 10 to repair the injury, and the estimated recovery time is around 6 months, putting his return to play just afterContinue reading “Knyzhov Tears Achilles Tendon, Out Six Months”