Eastern Conference

With Heinen Signed, What Comes Next For Boston?

The Boston Bruins have re-signed one of their own, but it is not one of the marquee players that the fans were hoping for. The Bruins have inked forward Danton Heinen to a two-year contract extension worth $2....

Johansson Should Stay, Krejci Should Go

We all have our sports fantasies that we would salivate at the thought of them existing in a perfect world. If we take all of the realistic elements out of these decisions (contract length, salary cap hit, chem...

Leafs Trade-Busy on Free Agent Frenzy

No, it wasn't Mitch Marner. But the Toronto Maple Leafs and GM, Kyle Dubas still managed to be noise-makers on a busy July 1 making a pair of trades. The day started with an all-Ontario deal between the Leaf...

Offer Sheeted: Sebastian Aho

For the first time since 2013, the RFA offer sheet route has been used. Hurricanes center, Sebastian Aho was issued one via the Canadiens on Monday--a curveball to the usual July 1 frenzy. Aho, 21--going on-...

Rangers Land Panarin

Bobby Holik, Wade Redden, Scott Gomez, Marian Gaborik, Brad Richards, Kevin Shattenkirk. Again, the Rangers steal the headlines on July 1's free agent frenzy inking top-fish UFA, Artemi Panarin. The deal is ...

Kessel Traded to Arizona

The much maligned and enagmatic Phil Kessel that existed in Toronto had seemingly evaporated when the star scorer exchanged the blue and white for black and yellow. The club made the deal in hopes of a spark in...

Metro Division in Free Agency Part I: The Quiet Ones

Not only did the St. Louis Blues title help end the franchise's 52-year Cup drought, it also returned the Stanley Cup to the Central division, regular keepers of it during Chicago's three in six modern day dyna...

Free Agency Looms with Above-Average Group

And now the fun begins. A trio of cap dump deals helped save the weekend during the second round of the what was an otherwise dull draft. At least in terms of NHL bodies changing uniforms. Patrick Marle...