NHL Blog Beat – February 3, 2014

The best and worst things about outdoor NHL games, plus commentaries on Ryan Callahan, Thomas Vanek, the Canucks, Canadiens, advanced stats and much more. THE HOCKEY WRITERS: Walter McLaughlin lists the five best and worst things about the NHL outdoor games while...

Sharks Re-sign Torres, Sabres Re-Up Enroth.

The San Jose Sharks have re-signed winger Raffi Torres to a three-year, $6 million contract (average annual cap hit of $2 million), while the Buffalo Sabres have re-signed goaltender Jhonas Enroth to a two-year, $2.5 million contract.  SPECTOR’S NOTE: Torres was...

Early Season “Goaltending Controversies”.

Several teams have backup goalie out-performing their established starters, but does that mean those teams have “goaltending controversies”? The opening weeks of any NHL season is always going to generate some surprises, and this one is no different. Among the early...

Sabres re-sign Enroth.

WGR550 reports the Buffalo Sabres have re-signed goaltender Jhonas Enroth to a multi-year deal. Terms weren’t disclosed. **Update** As one of my readers pointed out, Sabres GM Darcy Regier said it’s a two-year deal. Still no official word yet on the dollar...