NHL Blog Beat – March 29, 2015

Game to watch over the rest of this NHL season, Rick Nash’s slump, remembering the Vancouver Millionaires and more in today’s collection of hockey-blogging goodness. GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe lists the NHL games worth watching over the remaining two weeks of...

Killing the NHL Draft Resolves Nothing

Given the embarrassing appearance of a handful of NHL clubs seemingly “tanking the season” to improve their odds of winning the draft lottery, some observers suggest doing away with the draft. Here’s why that’s a bad idea. First, there’s the...

NHL Blog Beat – March 26, 2015

A history of trading the NHL’s top pick, why Shea Weber shouldn’t win the Norris Trophy, the surging Ottawa Senators and more in today’s collection of hockey-blogging goodness.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe looks at the history of trading the NHL’s...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – March 26, 2015

Flyers defeat the Blackhawks, plus updates on David Krejci, Henrik Lundqvist, Nick Leddy, Tanner Pearson, the date for the NHL Draft lottery & more. Game Recap. PHILLY.COM: Wayne Simmonds scored his 100th career NHL goal, Claude Giroux got his first even-strength...

NHL Blog Beat – March 24, 2015

The NHL and minor leagues week in review, a suggestion for replacing CapGeek, plus commentaries on Carey Price’s performance, Joe Thornton’s legacy and more in today’s collection of hockey-blogging goodness.  GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe reviews the NHL...

The Incredible Shrinking NHL Salary Cap.

The ongoing decline in the value of the Canadian dollar continues to have an effect upon the NHL’s salary-cap projections for 2015-16. During the NHL Board of Governors’ meeting last December, league commissioner Gary Bettman projected next season’s...