NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – August 22, 2014

MLSE president Tim Leiweke to step down next year, goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere retires, plus updates on Johan Franzen, Simon Gagne, prospect Connor McDavid and more. TORONTO STAR: A day after MLSE president and CEO Tim Leiweke denied rumors he was stepping down,...

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...

NHL Blog Beat – June 16, 2014

Wrapping up the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, a refresher on NHL buyout rules and more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe on the past week’s notable NHL news and notes. PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert on the limitations of...