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NHL Free Agents 2015: Updated Rumors and Predictions Around the League

The Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup with four defensemen playing the majority of the minutes. They were led by Duncan Keith, who won the Conn Smythe Trophy, but Brent Seabrook, Niklas Hjalmarsson and Johnny Oduya were all relied...Show More Summary

NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Reports on Potential Moves Around the League

Since Wednesday, a wacky and wild start to the NHL free-agency period has been jam-packed with big free-agent signings and surprising trades, taking many of the most talked-about players off the market. But alas — there's still quality talent to choose from on the trading block. Household names like T.J. Show More Summary

Ranking the Best NHL Players Still on the Trade Market

While free-agent signings usually make NHL headlines at this time of year, it's been a busier-than-usual summer for trade activity. Phil Kessel, T.J. Oshie, Ryan O'Reilly, Milan Lucic and Dougie Hamilton are among the notable players dealt thus far. One reason behind the trade traffic is the lack of top talent in this summer's free-agent market. Show More Summary

NHL Rumors: Trade Buzz on Patrick Sharp, Kevin Shattenkirk and More

An already lackluster NHL free-agent class is further diminished after the initial wave of signings in recent days. In turn, the trade market should continue to heat up as front offices around the league look to fill holes for next season. Some big chips have already been moved over the past week. Show More Summary

NHL Free Agency 2015: Rumors, Predictions Surrounding Top Players

The third day of free agency has come and gone without much fanfare from the NHL on Friday. There is still plenty of available talent searching for a place to play next season, though. Washington has been one of the big winners so far, acquiring T.J. Show More Summary

5 Reasons Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie Are Perfect for the Washington Capitals

For fans of the Washington Capitals, this has to be one of the most exciting free-agency periods in franchise history. And that’s no disrespect to valued rearguards Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen (both signed in July of 2014), but the acquisitions of three-time Stanley Cup champion Justin Williams and U.S. Show More Summary

Ryan O'Reilly, Sabres Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The Buffalo Sabres and Ryan O'Reilly have agreed to a new contract that will keep the veteran forward with the team for seven years. Ian Ott of SabresDigitalPressBox.com reported O'Reilly's seven-year extension with the Sabres. Elliotte...Show More Summary

Brandon Saad, Blue Jackets Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

After acquiring left winger Brandon Saad from the Chicago Blackhawks in a seven-player deal Tuesday, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced Friday that they have signed him to a six-year contract extension. Blue Jackets general managerShow More Summary

NHL Free Agents 2015: Best Fit for Top Remaining Players

Most of the NHL's top unrestricted free agents have been crossed off the list. For the most part, the high-end forwards have been inked—and one, in the case of Martin St. Louis, retired—with a handful or more of any significant stature...Show More Summary

NHL Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz Surrounding Patrick Sharp and More

We're just two days into NHL free agency, and signings and trades have spread like wildfire across the league as teams piece together their rosters for 2015-16. But the moves are far from done as the first weekend of free agency looms. Most...Show More Summary

NHL Rumors: Latest on Kevin Shattenkirk, Patrick Sharp and More

Trade talk has been one of the dominant themes in St. Louis over the past several weeks, as it seems the other shoe is dropping as a result of the team's recent playoff failures. The Blues are bringing head coach Ken Hitchcock back for another season behind the bench, but the team may not look the same in 2015-16 as a result of trades. Show More Summary

NHL Free Agency 2015: Rumors and Signing Predictions for Top Remaining Players

The opening of free agency is typically an occasion for impulsive decisions and long-term regrets, but NHL organizations were actually rather measured July 1. The Phil Kessel trade ended up stealing most of the headlines, as fair multi...Show More Summary

NHL Free Agency 2015: Early Grades for Every Team

July 1 is always a busy day in the NHL, and this year was no different. The start of the 2015 free-agent season saw a flurry of signings and some pretty big trades as players shifted teams. What it didn't see much of was terrible contracts. Show More Summary

Free-Agent Options Remain for Carolina Hurricanes After Patient Start to July

After a draft weekend of feverish activity surrounding the Carolina Hurricanes, the first two days of the NHL's free-agency period have passed without a single out-of-town addition. General manager Ron Francis has stayed out of an unrestricted...Show More Summary

NHL Free Agents 2015: Ranking the Best Players Left at Every Position

Only two days into a thin NHL free-agent market, most of the best available talent is already gone. Among the notables signed were defenseman Mike Green by the Detroit Red Wings, left wing Matt Beleskey by the Boston Bruins and right...Show More Summary

5-Year-Old Girl Loses It After T.J. Oshie Gets Traded

No one likes it when their favorite player gets traded. On Thursday, the St. Louis Blues dealt winger T.J. Oshie to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Troy Brouwer, Pheonix Copley and a 2016 third-round pick, as reported by the Associated Press (via ESPN.com). Show More Summary

Will Washington Capitals' Busy Offseason Make Them Any Better in 2015-16?

T.J. Oshie, American hero, was involved in the most American of trades Thursday. The shootout star of the 2014 Sochi Olympics was sent from the St. Louis Blues to the Washington Capitals in exchange for Troy Brouwer, goaltending prospect...Show More Summary

Early Ranking of the Top Unrestricted NHL Free Agents in 2016

The 2015 NHL free-agent class is, to put it nicely, underwhelming. There are a handful of players who can make an impact, sure, but there's almost zero star power on the market. After Wednesday, there's almost no one of major value remaining. We are 12 months from next year's free-agent period, and as of now, that crop looks a lot better. Show More Summary

T.J. Oshie Traded to Capitals for Troy Brouwer and Pheonix Copley

The Washington Capitals announced Thursday they traded Troy Brouwer, Pheonix Copley and a 2016 third-rounder to the St. Louis Blues for T.J. Oshie. "T.J. is an outstanding skater with a tremendous skill set," said Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan in the press release. Show More Summary

NHL Free Agents 2015: Rumors and Predictions for Top Remaining Commodities

Many of the top players available via free agency signed when the frenzy began on Wednesday, but there are still several talented guys on the market, and there has been no shortage of interest in them across the NHL. Although this year's...Show More Summary

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