Of the 25 arbitration cases that were scheduled for this summer, 22 of them have resulted in contracts and zero have resulted in actual hearings, which provides a great example as to how effective arbitration is. More
We caught up with the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins (and the best player in the world) to find out how his summer has been going. While there was fun, there was also a focus on getting better and trying to win the Stanley Cup twice in a row; something no team has done in nearly 20 years.
John Tavares understands why the connection is made between him and the Maple Leafs, but the 25-year-old New York Islanders captain said not to “count on that” happening. Tavares said he hopes he’s in the position to spend his entire career in one place.
Las Vegas’ NHL franchise is still without a name, but even that may come before the team has a coach. Las Vegas GM George McPhee said the team hasn’t started its coaching search and he wants to wait to see if any coaching changes are made throughout the season.
Which 2015-16 post-season qualifiers might miss the big dance this coming season? Which teams might replace them?
Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars cashed in on his contract extension. Not only did he get $76 million, he got $56 million in guaranteed signing bonus, including $8 million even if there's a lockout in 2020-21.
The Sabres could reportedly look at trading Evander Kane if NCAA free agent Jimmy Vesey signs in Buffalo. If Kane is sent packing, which teams might take a shot on the 24-year-old winger?
Petr Mrazek heads to arbitration Wednesday and the contract he’s awarded could force some changes to the Red Wings roster. Mrazek, 24, is asking for $5 million per season on a two-year deal, and Detroit is seeking a two-year deal with a cap hit of $2.925 million.
Adam Larsson went from a top-four defenseman to a top-three rearguard with the New Jersey Devils in 2015-16, but he wants to take “an even bigger step” forward this season with the Edmonton Oilers. Larsson, 23, sees his offense as one area he can make strides.