NHL Blog Beat – June 30, 2014

The NHL week that was, reaction to the Sam Gagner trades, analysis of the Canadiens shopping Josh Gorges and much more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe looks back on the NHL week that was, plus the sheer joy of...

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...

NHL Morning Rumor Mill – June 25, 2014

Updates on Ryan Callahan, Marian Gaborik, Paul Stastny, Thomas Vanek, Joe Thornton, Patrick Sharp, Dave Bolland, Vincent Lecavalier and more. TAMPA TRIBUNE: Erik Erlendsson reports the Lightning are believed closing in on a new contract for pending UFA winger Ryan...

NHL Evening Rumor Mill – June 23, 2014

Ranking the top 25 UFAs plus the latest on Ryan Kesler, Marian Gaborik and Ryan Callahan, and updates on the Bruins, Wild and more.  ESPN.COM: Craig Custance lists his top-25 UFAs this summer. Topping the list are Paul Stastny, Thomas Vanek, Ryan Callahan, Ryan...

NHL Rumor Mill – June 19, 2014

Latest on Dan Boyle, Marian Gaborik,  Jason Spezza, Dion Phaneuf, Brian Campbell and more.  ESPN.COM: Pierre LeBrun reports the New York Islanders are now shopping Dan Boyle’s rights after failing to sign him. The Isles recently acquired his rights from the San...