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Five NHL teams who have improved the most so far this summer
July 10th, 2017 at 3:56 PM
***PHOTO1***  Nico Hischier poses for photos after being selected as the number one overall pick to the New Jersey Devils in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft at United Center on June 23, 2017. David Banks-USA TODAY Sports The NHL's offseason has brought some huge signings, draft...

Dan Girardi says being bought out by the New York Rangers “hit me pretty hard”
July 8th, 2017 at 3:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's understandable for Girardi to still feel shellshocked by the buyout. Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports It's been a pretty busy and emotional summer for Dan Girardi. The defenseman had his contract bought out in June by the New York Rangers which allowed him to sign a new contract with...

Connor McDavid’s $100 million extension changes the NHL’s contract landscape
July 5th, 2017 at 5:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** The league's MVP is setting a new tone with his lucrative contract extension. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports Next season, Connor McDavid will be the NHL's highest paid player when his newly announced eight year, $100 million extension kicks in. Amazingly, it seemed that the originally reported AAV of...

Matthew Peca re-signs for another year with the Tampa Bay Lightning
July 5th, 2017 at 10:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images This past season, Matthew Peca scored his first NHL goal at the age of 23, in his fourth game with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He played ten games in all with the big club, and contributed to a long...

Report: The Tampa Bay Lightning are talking to Kevin Shattenkirk
June 28th, 2017 at 11:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Once upon a time, Kevin Shattenkirk appeared to be headed to the Tampa Bay Lightning. That was during the 2016-17 season when the St. Louis Blues seemed to be ready to make a deal with the Lightning in a deal that may or may not have included Jonathan Drouin....