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The Hockey Writers Sep 15, 2019

Why the Canadiens Are Better Off Without Jake Gardiner

Jake Gardiner reportedly turned down a three-year contract with a $5.25 million average annual value from the Montreal Canadiens, but that’s not a bad thing. With an average production of 41 points and an average ice time of 21 minutes over the last three seasons, the Canadiens could definitely use a fast, puck-moving defenceman like […] The post Why the Canadiens Are Better Off Without Jake Gardiner appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Editor In Leaf Sep 14, 2019

Who Will be Toronto Maple Leafs Fans New Whipping Boy?

After teasing us all summer, Jake Gardiner finally signed with Carolina last week. For the Toronto Maple Leafs, they lost their longest serving player.  For the fans, they lost their own personal whipping boy. I am personally a huge Jake Gardiner fan. I believe in measuring things, and so when the stats say that he’s […] Who Will be Toronto Maple Leafs Fans New Whipping Boy? - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Montreal Gazette Sep 10, 2019

Jake Gardiner joins long list of free agents to turn down Canadiens

"I’m not going to sit here and say there’s no way they don’t want to come here," Habs GM Marc Bergevin says. "It’s case by case."
Sportsnet.ca Sep 10, 2019
Report: Jake Gardiner rejected three-year, $15.75M deal from Canadiens

Report: Jake Gardiner rejected three-year, $15.75M deal from Canadiens

Defenceman Jake Gardiner reportedly turned down a three-year, $15.75-million contract, with an average annual value of $5.25 million, from the Habs in early July. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Sep 9, 2019

NHL Rumors: Ducks, Maple Leafs, Canadiens, More

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is a team that has shown interest in defenseman Justin Faulk, but that there are complications with any potential trade. So too, Carolina wasn’t the only team to pitch to Jake Gardiner. Finally, what amount of wins or losses to start the season would be the line in the […] The post NHL Rumors: Ducks, Maple Leafs, Canadiens, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Sep 9, 2019
Hurricanes, Ducks ‘intensely’ discussing Justin Faulk trade

Hurricanes, Ducks ‘intensely’ discussing Justin Faulk trade

The Jake Gardiner signing appears to have had a domino effect in Raleigh. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
The Hockey Writers Sep 9, 2019

Jake Gardiner Leaves the Maple Leafs: Why I’m Glad He’s Gone

This past week, defenseman Jake Gardiner signed with the Carolina Hurricanes. His contract was for four years and totaled $16.2 million. It’s exactly the same salary-cap hit he had with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The differences are that he doesn’t have signing bonuses (his salary is spaced over the year), and his salary escalates from […] The post Jake Gardiner Leaves the Maple Leafs: Why I’m Glad He’s Gone appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Sep 8, 2019

Gardiner’s Contract a Misstep for Maple Leafs

A strange summer for Jake Gardiner finally came to a close on Sept. 6 as he signed a four-year deal worth $4.05 million per season with the Carolina Hurricanes. As the undisputed top defenceman in free agency this offseason, many were left scratching their heads as he remained unsigned for over two months. There were […] The post Gardiner’s Contract a Misstep for Maple Leafs appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
The Hockey Writers Sep 7, 2019

Hurricanes Sign Gardiner, Who’s the Odd Man Out?

The Carolina Hurricanes made another aggressive offseason move Friday when they bagged one of the top defenseman on the free agent market, Jake Gardiner. Carolina came to terms with the 29-year-old former Toronto Maple Leaf on a four-year, $16.2-million contract. The move had many in the hockey world scratching their heads. Although Carolina got a […] The post Hurricanes Sign Gardiner, Who’s the Odd Man Out? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Editor In Leaf Sep 7, 2019

The Dream Is Over: Toronto Maple Leafs Lose Jake Gardiner to Free Agency

The one thing that we were hoping for the Toronto Maple Leafs to do all summer has failed to materialize. Somehow, someway, up until yesterday at 2 PM, we were hoping Jake Gardiner would find a way to stay with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He wanted to stay, the team wanted to keep him, and […] The Dream Is Over: Toronto Maple Leafs Lose Jake Gardiner to Free Agency - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
The Hockey Writers Sep 7, 2019

Hurricanes’ Gardiner “100 Percent and Ready”

The Carolina Hurricanes announced Friday that they have inked former Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner to a four-year deal. The deal will pay him an average annual value (AAV) of $4.05 million. Gardiner at a Glance In the team’s press release, president and general manager Don Waddell said, “Jake is a solid veteran blueliner […] The post Hurricanes’ Gardiner “100 Percent and Ready” appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Sportsnet.ca Sep 6, 2019
Jake Gardiner, family relieved to get new contract with Hurricanes

Jake Gardiner, family relieved to get new contract with Hurricanes

Defenceman Jake Gardiner joined Good Show to talk about signing a four-year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes and his time with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Pension Plan Puppets Sep 6, 2019
Why did the Leafs pick Cody Ceci over Jake Gardiner?

Why did the Leafs pick Cody Ceci over Jake Gardiner?

If you liked all those clever schemes that meant they were going to magic away Ceci’s contract to sign Gardiner, you’re likely upset now. The Carolina Hurricanes signed Jake Gardiner to a contract with an AAV $450,000 less than Cody Ceci’s. Does this mean the Leafs chose Ceci over Gardiner? Is this that handedness fetish again? Is this an outrage? Let’s go through it from the top. Remember when all the clever schemes to magic away Patrick Marleau’s contract didn’t work, and the Leafs only removed that giant cap-space-eating final year of his deal from their books because two...
CBC News Sep 6, 2019
Former Leafs defenceman Jake Gardiner signs 4-year deal with Hurricanes

Former Leafs defenceman Jake Gardiner signs 4-year deal with Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes signed defenceman Jake Gardiner to a four-year, $16.2 million US contract, the team announced on Friday.
The Hockey Writers Sep 6, 2019

Hurricanes Add Gardiner To Talented Defense

The best defenseman remaining in the pool of unrestricted free agents is now off the board. The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Friday that they have signed Jake Gardiner to a four-year contract worth a total of $16.2 million. His salary-cap hit will be $4.05 million per season, through the 2022-23 season. Hurricanes Swoop in on […] The post Hurricanes Add Gardiner To Talented Defense appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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