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I just read an unconfirmed report that the Habs offered 6.5 million for 1 year to Alex Kovalev. Also the report says that the Habs also promised Alex the Captaincy. The article goes on to say Komisarek was presented a contract worth 4 million a year and he said no!
I’m back with Cap Restrictions, and this time I’ve done my homework. No rambling to start off, I’m just getting straight to the point here.
Now, with the Rangers out of the playoffs, the questions for their fans is clear. What is going to happen? Well, here we go.
Tsn.ca has reported that Sergei Federov may be leaving the NHL after 18 years to play in the KHL. the longtime red wing, duck, blue jacket and most recently capital is set to be an UFA in july.
Former Toronto Maple Leaf Peter Zezel died on Wednesday, after a more than 10-year battle with a rare blood disorder. He was 44. A Toronto native, Zezel played 16 years in the NHL and was one of the most popular Maple Leafs when the team enjoyed a resurgence during the early 1990s. He retired from the NHL in 1999, but for the past 11 years he ran the Peter Zezel Hockey and Sports Camp, and also coached minor hockey with the Don Mills Flyers.
Here is a list of the top 25 free agents this summer. with a couple of ideas where they will go and a little “note” about why they may stay or go.
This list will go in order of most prominent or sought after names to the least.
Flashback to May 1983. Stanley Cup Final, Game 4. The setting is Long Island, New York.
After winning the first 3 games of the series, the New York Islanders are trying to clinch their 4th straight Stanley Cup title.
Their opponent is the young and talented Edmonton Oilers, the highest scoring team in NHL history, featuring Wayne Gretzky and company.
Well, the Cap Restrictions series is back. This time, I’ll be working with the Philadelphia Flyers. Right now, the Flyers are saying that they made good progress. Their current plan is to keep progressing deeper and deeper into the playoffs. Yet, their goaltending situation is a mess, by far one of the worst I’ve seen, and they still have UFA’s to sign and possibly new players to sign. Here’s my own personal spin on their offseason ahead.
I have posted an article on what I think would be a wise direction for the Sens to look at before making decisions at July 1st
Tsn.ca is reporting that the Calgary Flames have fired Coach Mike Keenan.
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In a market where hockey appears to have reached the status of a religion, nothing goes by unnoticed. A fellow HTR member brought up a question in one of his posts. “Don’t you think we are being too hard on Gainey?” In any hockey city, when things aren’t going well, we need to point the finger at someone to take the fall. Once we have done that we can feel all warm and fuzzy inside since we were able to pinpoint the problem that the person in question couldn’t identify.
Mainly to battle boredom I’m asking the question: which of the four major North American sports has the most starpower? I’ll look at each of the 10 best players (all subjective; dont get mad) from each sport and try to judge. So: