Archive for July, 2010

Isles acquire Wisniewski; meet cap floor

NHLHS New York Islanders Correspondent Anthony Curatolo breaks down the trade that happened moments ago between the Islanders and the Anaheim Ducks. Moments ago, just a few hours after ex-Anaheim Ducks RFA defenseman came to terms on a new deal with the Ducks avoiding arbitration, GM Garth Snow reached out and touched someone (err…something). What [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Anthony Curatolo - July 30, 2010 at 8:23 pm

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Player Projection: Milan Lucic

NHLHS Boston Bruins Correspondent Brandon Macdonald presents his player projection story. This upcoming season, Brandon feels Milan Lucic will have a breakout season for Boston. It was supposed to be the season where Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic pushed his game to the next level, but instead saw his point totals drop drastically as he [...]

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by Brandon Macdonald - at 4:12 pm

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Who could fill those empty roster spots?

NHLHS writer Erika Zimmerman discusses the Pittsburgh Penguins roster holes and wonders who will fill them come October. Although the offseason isn’t over yet and perhaps another few free agent signings are expected (Please, Ray Shero, give us another year of Guerin!), it’s time to look ahead to training camp…or maybe that’s just me, impatient [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Erika Zimmerman - at 2:18 pm

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New York Rangers: Offseason 2010

NHLHS New York Rangers Correspondent Jason Arbeitman discusses the New York Rangers off-season to date. After falling to the Philadelphia Flyers in a shootout on the final day of the regular season the Rangers missed the playoffs by a single point for the first time since the 2003-04 season. As expected with the Rangers cap [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Jason Arbeitman - at 2:07 pm

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Habs Summer Recap v2.0

NHLHS Montreal Canadiens Correspondent Christopher Nardi discusses the summer of the Montreal Canadiens. If you’re JUST joining in on the fun of reading a summer recap for the Habs, I strongly suggest you go ahead and read part 1 right here: http://nhlhotstove.com/canadiens-summer-recap-part-1/ Now if you’re ready for the part of the summer recap where I [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Christopher Nardi - July 29, 2010 at 11:39 pm

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Kennedy to Stay with Sabres

NHLHS Buffalo Sabres Correspondent Melissa Kania reports on the arbitration hearing of Tim Kennedy. The Buffalo native will be staying with the team for one more year. Just over 48 hours later, the results of Tim Kennedy’s arbitration hearing are in. Arbitrators announced a 1-year, $1 million deal for Kennedy with the Sabres on Thursday.

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Melissa Kania - at 8:18 pm

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Player Projection: Sam Gagner

NHLHS Edmonton Oilers Correspondent Trent Kondo presents his player projection story. This upcoming season, Trent feels Gagner will have a breakout season for Edmonton. The additions of Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson, Jordan Eberle and the highly touted #1 overall pick Taylor Hall one would expect Sam Gagner to have a break out year in his upcoming 4th [...]

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3 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Trent Kondo - at 6:22 pm

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Kennedy Takes Team to Arbitration; Kaleta Re-Signs

NHLHS Buffalo Sabres Correspondent Melissa Kania discusses the Tim Kennedy arbitration hearing and the re-signing of Patrick Kaleta. With arbitration hearings underway, the Buffalo Sabres met with arbitrators on Tuesday to settle Tim Kennedy‘s case. A ruling is expected within 48 hours, and the team can either accept the ruling and sign Kennedy, or walk [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Melissa Kania - at 11:31 am

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Is the Southeast getting tougher?

NHLHS Washington Capitals Correspondent Jodie Smola writes on the happenings within the Southeast Division and how it has become a tougher and better division. Is it just me or did the southeast division get a little tougher? I do believe they did. I get to see the southeast division a lot here in Washington and [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Jodie Smola - July 28, 2010 at 8:03 pm

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Blues Trade King to Caps for Della Rovere

NHLHS St. Louis Blues Correspondent Jeff Quirin breaks down the trade between the St. Louis Blues and Washington Capitals that sent tough guy D.J. King to the Southeast Division. According to Andy Strickland and Jeremy Rutherford the St. Louis Blues have sent enforcer DJ King to the Washington Capitals. King agreed to a two-year contract [...]

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by Jeff Quirin - at 7:45 pm

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Moulson Avoids Arbitraion

NHLHS New York Islanders Correspondent Anthony Curatolo discusses Matt Moulson and his new one year deal with the organization. Well, the New York Islanders have added $2.45 million dollars towards hitting the cap floor within the NHL and their salary cap structure. As Isles nation patiently waited for the arbitration hearing for Matt Moulson, the [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Anthony Curatolo - at 1:36 pm

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Player Projection: Bryan Little

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NHLHS Atlanta Thrashers correspondent Laura Astorian takes a look at the Thrashers top candidate to have a breakout season in 2010-11, Bryan Little. The 2008-2009 season was not a good one for the Atlanta Thrashers, finishing third to last in the Eastern Conference with a record of 35-41-6.  There were a few bright spots that [...]

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by Laura Astorian - at 12:13 pm

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Gilbert Brule inks two year deal

NHLHS Edmonton Oilers Correspondent Trent Kondo presents his thoughts on the Gilbert Brule deal. The Edmonton Oilers have signed Gilbert Brule to a two year deal. This is a significant signing as Brule is a versatile player whom brings a physical presence, solid fore-checking and the ability to score on occasion. Offense was a big [...]

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