Oshie Receives A Big Deal

 Today, the Washington Capitals re-signed T.J. Oshie to a long eight-year deal worth a total of $46MM.  Oshie shot a ridiculous 23.1 percentage that resulted in 33 goals in 68 games and was one of the team’s best players in the playoffs.  Finally, the Capitals did good here as they retain one of the better…

Islanders Trade For Eberle

The New York Islanders have improved their offense by acquiring Jordan Eberle from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Ryan Strome. No additional salary or assets will be involved. The deal was first reported by Darren Dreger of TSN. The 27-year old forward is one of the most consistent offensive wingers in the game. He has…

Lightning Retain Budaj

Today, the Tampa Bay Lightning retained the services of backup goalie Peter Budaj by giving him a two-year deal worth $2.05MM, according to Bob McKenzie of TSN. McKenzie notes that the deal will become official on Thursday.  Furthermore, the Lightning have one of the better goalie duos in Vasy and Budaj. Actually, Budaj is one…

Mike Smith To Flames

  Today, the Mike Smith era in Arizona has ended, as the team decided to trade him to the Calgary Flames, which was the destination many analysts prediction. Announced by both teams, the only thing heading to Calgary is Mike Smith, and the Coyotes will receive prospect Brandon Hickey, a conditional third round pick of…

Lightning Bolster The Blue Line

 Today, the Tampa Bay Lightning improved their blue line by acquiring one of the best prospect defenders in all of hockey. The Lightning acquired Mikhail Sergachev, who was selected back in 2016 as the 9th overall pick for Jonathan Drouin, which was announced by the Montreal Canadiens.  The Bolts moved Drouin due to the expansion…

Flyers Extend Gostisbehere

  Today, the Philadelphia Flyers extended one of the young and bright defenders in the league. They extended Gostisbehere to a six-year deal that will pay him around an annual value averaged at 4.5MM. He was set to become a restricted free agent after the finals end. This was the number one priority for the…

Sabres Ink Antipin To A Deal

Today, the Buffalo Sabres finally landed Russian defender Viktor Antipin to a one-year deal, which was announced by the Buffalo Sabres. It is a one-year deal for the 24-year-old defender due to the fact that he is only eligible for a one-year entry-level deal making him a restricted free agent next summer. Now, Antipin will…

Rob Blake Making Moves

 Today, the Los Angeles Kings’ general manager Rob Blake was a busy man. The Kings have already shaken up the team by relieving head coach Darryl Sutter and general manager Dean Lombard of their duties. The team needs to retool this off-season and they started today by shipping away Ben Bishop and extending a key…

Neal Pionk Joins The New York Rangers

  Today, the New York Rangers added Neal Pionk to their pipeline of young defenders. The team did not release the financial details, but it was a three-year entry-level deal. The Rangers are lucky to have landed this youngster, as up to twenty teams were scoping him out closely. Interestingly, Pionk has a fine chance…

Lightning Add Mark Streit

 Today, the Tampa Bay Lightning decided to officially part ways with Valtteri Filppula and two draft picks for Mark Streit of the Philadelphia Flyers, which the trade was announced by the Flyers.  This deal helps the Lightning clear cap, as next season they have to extend notable players like Tyler Johnson, Jonathan Drouin, and Ondrej…

Senators Add More Physicality

  Today, the Ottawa Senators announced that they acquired Tommy Wingels from the San Jose Sharks for minor league wingers Zack Stortini, Buddy Robinson, and a 2017 seventh-round pick. The San Jose Sharks had to make room on the roster for Tomas Hertl, who is coming off the injured list. The team cleared an additional…

The Montreal Canadiens Should Target Ondrej Pavelec

The Montreal Canadiens have one of the best goalies in the league in Carey Price. Unfortunately, when Price is not in the lineup the team does not play up to par like they are supposed to do. The current backup is Al Montoya, which he has looked decent so far, but after allowing ten goals…