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How Early Is Too Early To Be Nervous About Mitch Marner?

Everything is fine in Toronto, because training camp doesn’t even start for another few weeks. But … is it really? The negotiations between the Maple Leafs and their wunderkind RFA winger Mitch Marner have, perhaps unsurprisingly, plodded through the offseason with minimal progress, or at least with minimal progress updates. But as the season creeps […]

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NHL rumors 2019: Could Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen be on the move?

Does Ristolainen want out of Buffalo? Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen’s been a fixture in the NHL trade rumor mill for months. The club’s recent acquisitions of right-side blueliners Colin Miller and Henri Jokiharju stoked speculation the 25-year-old Finnish rearguard could be on the move soon. In a recent interview with Finland’s MTV Sports, Ristolainen […]

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Flames reportedly to buy out defenseman Michael Stone for cap space

The Flames have reportedly placed defenseman Michael Stone on waivers for the purpose of a buyout, per Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. Stone only played 14 games last season, missing 49 due to a blood clot in his arm. He skated a full slate in 2017-18 after being acquired from the Coyotes in February 2017. The Winnipeg […]

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Blues sign Oskar Sundqvist to new 4-year, $11M deal

Just when Oskar Sundqvist thought his year couldn’t get any better, his team nearly quadrupled his salary. The Blues on Sunday announced they have signed the center to a four-year contract extension worth $11 million that carries an average annual value of $2.75 million. Sundqvist’s contract for last season paid him $700,000, and he avoided […]

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We Regret To Inform You That The Oilers Made A Good Trade

Historically, when the Edmonton Oilers and “one for one” appear in the same sentence, bad things happen. Apocalyptic, hysterical, team-crippling things. Punchlines with years and years of mileage. This isn’t that. Peter Chiarelli is gone, and now, miraculously, so is Milan Lucic. Under just about any circumstances, that would make the trade with Calgary executed […]

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NHL free agency 2019: Hurricanes sign Ryan Dzingel to 2-year deal

One of the top remaining free agents is off the market as the Hurricanes on Friday announced they’ve signed Ryan Dzingel to a two-year contract worth $6.75 million. “Ryan has proven that he can be an impact player offensively, putting up bigger numbers over each of his three full-time NHL seasons,” Hurricanes general manager Don […]

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Devils sign No. 1 overall pick Jack Hughes

The New Jersey Devils officially have a new face of the franchise, signing No. 1 overall pick Jack Hughes to a three-year deal Friday. The Devils signed the 18-year-old center to the maximum three-year, entry-level contract ($925,000 average annual value) and performance bonuses. The Orlando native has been on the NHL’s radar for years during […]