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Oilers Need a Proven Starting Goalie

The Edmonton Oilers have been rebuilding for years, but they won’t make significant improvement until they finally land a true starting goaltender. Yes, the Oilers blueline depth remains a significant issue, particularly the lack of an established top-two... read more

Will Next Summer’s NHL UFAs Cash In Big?

Next summer’s pool of NHL free agents is a potentially deep one, but another marginal increase in the salary cap could make big-money contracts difficult to find.  In my previous Soapbox, I examined the limited number of NHL teams with sufficient cap space to... read more

Which NHL Teams Could Be Big Spenders in 2016?

For the past several years, a lack of depth in the NHL’s unrestricted free-agent market left a number of teams with available salary-cap space pursuing slim pickings. However, next summer could see the reverse. The 2016 class of unrestricted free agents could be... read more