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Guest blogger: ilb2001 … The scarcity of offer sheets

Offer sheets – not happening By ilb2001 Every year, right after the free agent season begins on July 1st, and often times way before that, we keep hearing lots of gossip about potential offer sheet signings by players (usually high quality players) in order to maximize their potential future contracts, even though it may mean [...] The post Guest blogger: ilb2001 … The scarcity of offer sheets appeared first on Rangers Report.

Why I don’t put much weight on zonestarts percentages when rating individual players

If you follow advanced stats, one thing you might be trying to get your head around is just how significant are offensive and defensive zone faceoffs when it comes to rating individual players. Just how much should zonestarts percentages impact …

Maple Leafs sign goaltender Jonathan Bernier to two-year, $8.3-million deal

After entering arbitration, Bernier signs a two-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs before the ruling could come down
Toronto Star 11 hours ago
Maple Leafs, Jonathan Bernier agree on two-year, $8.3 million deal

Maple Leafs, Jonathan Bernier agree on two-year, $8.3 million deal

Goalie will count $4.15 million against the salary cap for the next two seasons as the organization continues to evaluate what they have in the 26-year-old.

Cam Talbot one of several Edmonton Oilers’ netminders with plenty to prove in 2015-16

If Edmonton Oilers are going to make a significant step forward in 2015-16, they desperately need more help from the men between the pipes. The Oilers have had plenty of defensive issues the past two seasons, finishing dead last in …
St. Paul Pioneer Press 14 hours ago
Wild, Haula agree on 2-year, $2M deal

Wild, Haula agree on 2-year, $2M deal

Just before an arbitrator would've ruled on a new contract, the Wild agreed to terms with forward Erik Haula on a two-year deal worth $2 million.
Toronto Star 14 hours ago
Maple Leafs, Bernier reach deal on extension

Maple Leafs, Bernier reach deal on extension

The two sides went to arbitration Friday before agreeing to new contract.
CSN Washington 15 hours ago

With Johansson signed, are the Caps done making moves?

The Caps have signed their restricted free agents, brought in some new faces and made one big trade. Are they ready for next season?
Q&A with Stillman: Stability is key for Blues chairman

Q&A with Stillman: Stability is key for Blues chairman

Stillman says his team is now on solid ground.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 1, 2015

Blue Jackets: Team is trending up in Metropolitan Division

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-BLUE_NEWS"};It has been 48 days since the Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup, and it will be 46 more until NHL team camps open on Sept. 17. In other words, puckheads, you have made it halfway through the interminable offseason.
Toronto Star Aug 1, 2015
Leafs new goalie guru has a plan

Leafs new goalie guru has a plan

If a goaltender asks Steve Briere why he is doing a drill, he has video examples and statistical answers to show them so they can truly believe in what we’re doing.Kevin McGran Sports Reporter
Toronto Star Aug 1, 2015
Possible Maple Leaf lines in the coming season

Possible Maple Leaf lines in the coming season

Coach Mike Babcock probably is busy scribbling on napkins, now that the exhibition season is just seven weeks away.

Edmonton Oilers goalie Ben Scrivens wasn’t quite so bad as he looked and certainly not as his woeful save percentage suggests

Not all shots are created equally in the NHL, and that has a major impact on the save percentages of goalies. Some teams will have a higher percentage of high quality scoring chances, such as the 1980s Edmonton Oilers. Some …
CSN Washington Aug 1, 2015

Caps get a good deal with Johansson contract

It's not the $3 million the team argued for in arbitration, but Johansson's one-year deal looks very good for the Caps.

Fan's death led to NHL's protective netting policy

After the 2001-02 NHL season, the league was in a position no league ever wants to be in - wondering what it should do to prevent another fan from dying at one of its games.

NHL Player News

  • 2 Jonathan Bernier

    Jonathan Bernier

    Maple Leafs sign goaltender Jonathan Bernier to two-year, $8.3-million deal

  • 1 Erik Haula

    Erik Haula

    Wild, Haula agree on 2-year, $2M deal

  • 1 Cam Talbot

    Cam Talbot

    Cam Talbot one of several Edmonton Oilers’ netminders with plenty to prove in 2015-16

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