John Tavares has generated the most intense media coverage in the upcoming free-agent class, but there are a lot of great values beyond the Islanders’ franchise center. Here’s our way-too-early guide to next summer’s market.
The Philadelphia Flyers feel they are right there, which is an interesting statement from a team that’s lost six straight and eight of their past 10. The Flyers did fair better on Wednesday night in a 4-3 shootout loss against the New York Islanders, which prompted goaltender Brian Elliott to make the declaration that his […]
Evgenii Davodov, David Pastrnak and others have provided great production — and look like good long-term values as well. But not every big signing from this summer has panned out quite so well. We put all the big deals into four tiers here.
(Note: Welcome to a new weekly column from SB Nation NHL called “Free This Player,” where each Tuesday we'll dig into a relatively unheralded player from the NHL or AHL who deserves a better opportunity than the one he's receiving. Or, in the words of the internet, “free him” to do his thing.
About 1:20* into the video above this post’s headline, hockey insider Bob McKenzie shared some interesting tidbits with NBCSN’s Kathryn Tappen regarding potential future moves for the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. In the case of the Penguins, McKenzie reports that the team is happy with what they’ve seen from the wonderfully named Greg McKegg so far, […]
Jaromir Jagr, F Jagr became an unrestricted free agent after playing last season for the Florida Panthers, who chose not to re-sign him. During an interview translated from Česká televise on Sept. 5, Jagr confirmed the Calgary Flames have shown interest and reiterated his desire to play in the NHL this
In what could be his final season as a member of the New York Rangers, Rick Nash is prepared to give it his all. Nash admitted he’ll be playing for his next deal as he heads toward free agency at age 34 next summer. “Every year I want to have the best year possible. But […]