Erik Karlsson inks 8-year deal to stay in San Jose

The San Jose Sharks are locking up their Norris-calibre defensive core. Erik Karlsson agreed to an eight-year contract worth roughly $11.5 million US with the Sharks, the team announced on Monday. Further to <a href=”https://twitter.com/TSNBobMcKenzie?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@TSNBobMcKenzie</a>’s report on Erik Karlsson, I’m told the deal is indeed done: 8 years max deal, north of $11 million per season… the Sharks with a… Read More »

Erik Karlsson inks 8-year deal to stay in San Jose: reports

The San Jose Sharks are locking up their Norris-calibre defensive core. Erik Karlsson agreed to an eight-year contract worth roughly $11.5 million US with the Sharks, according to multiple reports on Monday. Further to <a href=”https://twitter.com/TSNBobMcKenzie?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw”>@TSNBobMcKenzie</a>’s report on Erik Karlsson, I’m told the deal is indeed done: 8 years max deal, north of $11 million per season… the Sharks with… Read More »

Markus Hännikäinen (F) from Columbus Blue Jackets to Columbus Blue Jackets

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Escrow tops NHL players’ list of concerns ahead of CBA talks

Jonathan Toews says he just wants his contract to be worth what it says on paper. Right now, it’s not that simple. Under terms of the collective bargaining agreement, NHL owners and players divide hockey-related revenue 50/50, and if player salaries exceed that split a certain percentage is withheld in escrow to make it even. The Chicago Blackhawks… Read More »

Dominik Kahun (F) from Chicago Blackhawks to Pittsburgh Penguins

A smart forward, who plays a reliable two-way game and is present at both ends of the ice using his tremendous skating abilities. Dominic Kahun has quick hands and is a slick stick-handler as he doesn’t need much room to dazzle with the puck through the opponent’s defense. Has a small stature, with a lot of room to… Read More »

Olli Määttä (D) from Pittsburgh Penguins to Chicago Blackhawks

A defenseman with a good frame. Very good overall skills, though better defensively. A very patient player who positions himself well. Excellent hockey sense. Doesn’t usually go for big hits, but likes to play the body enough to steal the puck. Could work on his release. (Matias Strozyk, 2010)

Blues fans shrug off rain to honour Stanley Cup champions

It rained on the Blues’ parade, but nobody seemed to mind. Hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets of downtown St. Louis and braved the rain on Saturday to cheer on the Stanley Cup champs, who concluded the festivities with a packed rally beneath the Gateway Arch that began just as the sun popped out. The Blues… Read More »

Kings buy out Dion Phaneuf

The Los Angeles Kings have bought out the final two years of defenceman Dion Phaneuf’s contract. The Kings made the move Saturday. The 34-year-old veteran spent 93 games with the Kings, who acquired him in February 2018. Phaneuf scored 16 points and racked up 68 penalty minutes, but the former Maple Leafs captain occasionally sat as a healthy… Read More »

Jets sign free agent Finnish forward

The Winnipeg Jets have once again dipped their toes in European waters in an attempt to add to their talent pool. Finnish forward Joona Luoto signed a three-year deal with the club on Saturday which pays him $758,300 if he plays in the NHL. Financial terms of the two-way deal, should he be in the AHL with the… Read More »

Jets NHL Draft Days Ranked

report this ad The Winnipeg Jets have always stressed the importance of their “draft and develop” strategy: that is, building a contender through patience, deft selection, and molding of promising youngsters into top talent rather than through finagling blockbuster trades for established elites. Through the draft is how Jets’ general manager Kevin Cheveldayoff has transformed, in less than… Read More »