Analysis of the Lecavalier buyout, the Avalanche-Flames multi-player trade, the rise and fall of Theo Fleury, the CBA and standard player contracts, the upcoming draft and more.
PUCK DADDY: Ryan Lambert explains why the Lecavalier buyout is a reminder of the stupidity of long-term contracts for NHL veterans.
MILE HIGH HOCKEY: Steve House analyzes the recent four-play swap between the Colorado Avalanche and the Calgary Flames.
WINGING IT IN MOTOWN: “J.J. from Kansas” explores the impact of the new NHL CBA upon standard player contracts.
BACKHAND SHELF: Justin Bourne on how professional players clear the mental hurdle of getting back in the gym, while Cam Charron cautions against putting too much emphasis upon a marginal player’s strong post-season performance.
RAW CHARGE: John Fontana with rambling thoughts on mock drafts and player rankings.
LITTER BOX CATS: Todd Little reviews the five worst first-round picks by the Florida Panthers.
GREATEST HOCKEY LEGENDS: Joe Pelletier reports this year’s draft will be a family affair.