Evening Line- Eric Macramalla On The Mike Richards Contract Termination
I don’t expect the NHLPA and Kings are negotiating settlement. The NHLPA is unlikely to accept the termination of Richards contract in any form. For the NHLPA, it simply cannot allow this precedent to stand as it could adversely impact its members. By allowing the termination to go unchallenged, the floodgates risk opening with teams terminating problem contracts. ‘He’s fat, cut him. He’s slow, cut him.’ Ultimately, expect the NHLPA to see this case as far too im...
Noah Hanifin Has A Shot To Play In The NHL This Season
from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe,
In September, Noah Hanifin will try the hardest thing he’s done as a hockey player. The Norwood native will report to Traverse City, Mich., to play in the Red Wings’ annual eight-team rookie tournament. The 18-year-old will then graduate to Carolina’s main camp.
The two components will help determine whether Hanifin will make his NHL debut on Oct. 8. Most 18-year-olds are still asking their mothers to wash their dirty socks, ...
Questions About The Edmonton Oilers
from Derek Van Diest at NHL.com,
There are a number of factors that will determine the Oilers' fortunes. Here are the three biggest questions for Edmonton heading into the season:
Will Connor McDavid live up to expectations? Not since Sidney Crosby has a player garnered as much attention entering the NHL. McDavid is considered a generational talent, and the focus heading into his rookie season will be on his offensive production. Crosby had 39 goals and 102 points as a rookie with th...
Marcus Johansson awarded 1-year, $3.75 million contract
From the Washington Capitals:
BREAKING NEWS: #Caps have re-signed Marcus Johansson to a one-year, $3.75 million contract. http://t.co/spz5fhvXF5 pic.twitter.com/NhHkM5GKgO
— Washington Capitals (@washcaps) August 1, 2015
At long last, an NHL arbitrator has awarded Marcus Johansson a one-year, $3.75 million contract with the Washington Capitals.
— Alex Prewitt (@alex_prewitt) August 1, 2015