NHL Blog Beat – August 1, 2014.

Reviewing last season’s biggest trades, Jets fans growing unhappy with the club’s management, the importance of understanding arbitration and more in today’s collection of notable posts from the NHL blogosphere. GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe looks back on...

Another Quiet Summer in the NHL Trade Market?

  Less than two weeks following the start of this summer’s NHL free-agent period, player movement has significantly slowed. So has the activity in the trade market. The reason behind the lack of free-agent movement was the best available players were...

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...

Expectations for the NHL’s 2014 Trade Deadline.

The Olympic roster freeze deadline, which many NHL followers (including myself) expected to be an early trade deadline, was a dud. The biggest moves of the week saw the NY Islanders ship pending free agents Pierre-Marc Bouchard and Peter Regin to the Chicago...