Further analysis of Friday’s free agent frenzy, reaction to Joffrey Lupul’s disdain for advanced stats, and more.
PUCK DADDY: Greg Wyshynski lists five under-rated signings from the NHL’s opening day of free agent signings, Harrison Mooney on how Daniel Alfredsson’s “heel turn” by signing with the Red Wings could be a good thing for the Senators, and Ryan Lambert suggests Joffrey Lupul’s disdain for Corsi numbers may be reflective of the attitude of Leafs management.
SILVER SEVEN SENS: Peter Raaymakers wonders if the Senators may have force Alfredsson’s departure by playing hardball in contract talks, while Mark Parisi examines the Senators winners and losers post-free agency.
WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: “J.J. from Kansas” on Alfredsson, the over-35 bonus cushion and its impact upon the Red Wings payroll, plus Episode Four (Part 2) of “Getting to Know the CBA (Standard Player Contracts)”
MC79HOCKEY: Tyler Dellow on what sort of conceptual framework to be used to view overtime and shootout games.
THE COPPER & BLUE: Derek Zona reviews every signing made during the opening day of this year’s NHL free agent market.
BROAD STREET HOCKEY: Travis Hughes speculates Flyers GM Paul Holmgren might not be done making significant additions to his roster this summer.
ST. LOUIS GAME TIME: Making the case for the Blues to keep Jaroslav Halak.
THE TEAM OF 18,001: Why is Matt Cooke now with the Minnesota Wild?
DOBBER HOCKEY: Jeff Angus looks back on the fantasy impact of last year’s free agent signings.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier looks at this year’s potential inductees into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
THE STRANGEST ONE OF ALL: Minor league goalie Don Head is the subject of this week’s “Absurd Goalie Monday”.