Archive for June, 2011

Part II: Rounding Out Florida’s Draft Class

2011FLA

By Bill Whitehead With less than 24 hours before the start of the NHL’s Friday Free-Agent Frenzy, here’s Part II of the Florida Panthers‘ draft class. Also, a comment or two on each player from Florida’s Scott Luce and Dale Tallon, the club’s Director of Scouting and General Manager, respectively, plus some footage. D Jonathan [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Bill Whitehead - June 30, 2011 at 8:15 pm

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Flyers Decision to Not Submit Offer Sheet to Stamkos Good Move

2011PHI

Philadelphia Flyers' GM Paul Holmgren will not be putting together an offer sheet for Tampa Bay Lightning's pending RFA Steven Stamkos.

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St. Louis Blues Sign TJ Oshie to One Year Contract

2011STL

By Jeff Quirin NHL Hot Stove Associate Editor Another piece of the St. Louis Blues off season puzzle fell in to place Thursday morning. TJ Oshie has agreed to a one year, $2.35 million contract. Without the agreement in place before 11 am Central Friday, Oshie would have become a restricted free agent open to offer sheets. He [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Jeff Quirin - at 3:24 pm

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Flyers Make Statement With Bold Moves

2011PHI

While attempting to digest the enormity of the trades of two of Philadelphia's franchise cornerstones a week ago today, there is little question what is expected of players in the City of Brotherly Love.

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Markov’s return paved way for Wisniewski’s exit

2011MTL

By Jared Book Pierre Gauthier has been a busy man lately, much like the other 29 GMs leading up to July 1. Prior to the draft, he re-signed Andrei Markov to a three year contract which opened the door to today’s move which was trading James Wisniewski to the Columbus Blue Jackets for a conditional [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Jared Book - June 29, 2011 at 9:39 pm

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Bolts Re-Sign Roloson to One-Year Deal

2011TBL

After re-signing Adam Hall earlier today, the Lightning have re-signed the goaltender that helped them get within one goal of the Stanley Cup Final in Dwayne Roloson.

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Lightning Re-Sign Adam Hall

2011TBL

The Tampa Bay Lightning officially re-signs right wing, Adam Hall to a one-year deal on Wednesday. Hall, 30, joined the Lightning back on October 1st, 2007 as a free agent. Hall was drafted by the Nashville Predators in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft 52nd overall (2nd Round). He played in 234 games as a member [...]

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Getting to Know Ty Rattie

2011STL

By Jeff Quirin NHL Hot Stove Associate Editor In a post last Sunday I broke down the eight selections made by the St. Louis Blues at the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. Taken first by the Note, 32nd overall, was Portland Winterhawks forward Ty Rattie. Since Portland is half a continent away from most of the [...]

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Cats Leave Minnesota With More Grit, Depth

2011FLA

By Bill Whitehead ST. PAUL, Minn. — So there’s time to kill before getting back on the big bird and heading down to the Sunshine State. First, if you ever get the chance to visit the Twin Cities, do so. The locals are extremely friendly and puck-crazed. On almost every occasion when I took a [...]

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Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Bill Whitehead - at 10:39 am

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Top 10 NHL Unrestricted Free Agents (UFA)

2011NHL

By Brandon Macdonald NHL Hot Stove Editor It’s almost that time of year again, hockey fans. The spot on everyone’s calendar that reads “Free Agent Frenzy” also known as July 1st. It’s the time when teams assess their needs and attempt to replenish via free agency. There are always one or two headliners every year, [...]

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3 comments - What do you think?  Posted by Brandon Macdonald - June 28, 2011 at 9:13 pm

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Finally, Howe Takes Rightful Place with Hockey’s All-Time Elite

2011HHoF

One of the top two-way defenseman in hockey history will finally be taking his rightful place as a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame. Eligible for induction since 1998, defenseman Mark Howe received the long-awaited phone call from Bill Hay of the Hockey Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

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1 comment - What do you think?  Posted by David Strehle - at 9:02 pm

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Doug Gilmour Headlines Three Ex-Leafs Elected to HHOF

2011HHoF

For a team like the Toronto Maple Leafs, who’ve waited 44 years and counting to hoist the Stanley Cup, June 28th, 2011 will go down as one of the most notable dates in the historic franchise’s past 50 years. On Tuesday, three of their notable alumni of the past 20 years – Doug Gilmour, Ed [...]

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Cross Another Off Your List: Brooks Laich Re-Signs

2011WAS

By Alexander Monaghan President Earlier this morning, Katie Carrera of The Washington Post, via Twitter, reported the Washington Capitals re-signed forward Brooks Laich to a six-year deal worth $27 million, giving him a $4.5 million cap hit by our calculations. Did the Caps overpay to retain his services? Maybe. However, at this time in the [...]

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