Oilers Protest Nylander Signing

The Oilers have filed a complaint with the NHL over Nylander’s signing with the Capitals. Apparently they had come to terms with him a day earlier. This is almost with precedent and it has greatly impacted Edmonton’s subsequent moves and strategy. It’ll be interesting how this pans out.

Kozlov to Stars?

A radio station in Dallas is reporting that UFA Slava Kozlov is in Dallas and is set to sign a contract with Dallas. Spector’s Hockey is also reporting this.

Brad Stuart headed to Hollywood

According to TSN, D Brad Stuart has signed a 1-year, 3,5M$ deal with the Los Angeles Kings

Sanford signs

The Canucks have signed goaltender Curtis Sanford to a one-year deal worth $600,000.

Who's Left?

UPDATED 07/03

Are the Flyers Contenders Next Year?

The Flyers are probably done free agent shopping this year so I figured there team for next year is in line and the roster looks like this

Leafs Cap Situation and Rumors

Ferguson mentioned a few days ago that he is still working on making the Leafs a better team. Since then, trade rumors have been popping out left, right, and center.

The Leafs could benefit from other teams overpaying for Free Agents

A lot of Leaf fans have been upset on how management has handled off-season moves. Numerous of teams have spent big cash and long term contracts to acquire talent. However, there may be a silver lining for the Leafs due to the off season moves. Players like McCabe or Kubina who we thought could not be traded at one point, have potential to be traded. How is this reality? Here are some examples

Zubrus Inks 6-Year Deal with Devils

Top story of the day: The New Jersey Devils have signed centre Dainius Zubrus to a 6-year contract worth $3.4M a season.

Also, the Devils have signed former Ranger defenseman Karel Rachunek to a one year deal, $1.5M, accroding to RDS.

Salary Cap Analysis – Rangers

Much has been made in recent days about the New York Rangers and their salary cap situation following 2 mega free agent signings of Chris Drury and Scott Gomez.

In an effort to clarify the situation for HTR’s loyal readers, I’ve taken the time to do some cap analysis for the Rangers.

Habs Free Agent Signings

This article is solely based on my opinion and what I think about the signings by the Habs. With that said, at first i hated the Hamrlik and Smolinski signings but, if one were to truly think about it, they are fairly good signings possibly bordering great signings.

Canucks Sign 2

The Vancouver Canucks announced Tuesday that they have Re-Signed Defenseman Lukas Krajicek to a 2-year deal worth 2.2 Million & Signed Goaltender Cory Schneider (their 2004 1st Round Pick) to an Entry Level Contract- terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Forsberg to Colorado … Not likely

The Denver Post is reporting that it is not very likely that Peter Forsberg will return back to the Avalanche. A big factor in this decision is that the team chemistry was so good at the end of last season when the Avalanche made a later run to get into the playoffs.