Effects Of A Lower-Than-Projected NHL Salary Cap

  The NHL recently released its salary-cap figures for 2014-15, in which the cap ceiling rose from $64.3 million to $69 million, while the cap floor increased to $51 million. While it’s a substantial increase in the ceiling, it’s not as high as the...

Breaking Down Marian Gaborik’s New Contract

  In the wake of the Los Angeles Kings signing Marian Gaborik to a seven-year, $34.125 million contract, I wondered if this was a clever way by the Kings to exploit a loophole in the current collective bargaining agreement. Under the previous CBA, the Kings...

Anticipating a Busy NHL Offseason

  The previous two NHL offseasons were rather quiet affairs, either clouded by the anticipation of a lockout or the fallout from it. This summer, however, could be busier than usual, thanks to several factors which could ensure considerable player movement. The...

This Summer’s NHL “Buyer Beware” List.

With the NHL draft fast approaching, followed by unrestricted free agency, there’s considerable speculation over destinations for potential trade candidates and pending unrestricted free agents. While this summer’s UFA pool is a shallow one, there’s...

Redefining the NHL’s Definition Of Dynasty.

  First off, congratulations to the Los Angeles Kings on winning their second Stanley Cup championship in three years. They certainly didn’t have an easy road, playing in three straight Game 7s against the San Jose Sharks, Anaheim Ducks and Chicago...