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Buffalo Blues

Today it was announced that the Buffalo Sabres were putting Patrik Berglund unconditionally on waivers for the purposes of mutual contract termination. What this means, is that if he clears waivers, the Sabres will be dissolving Berglund’s contract, signed with the Blues and traded to the Sabres this past off season. This is due to […]

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Release the (Seattle) Kraken? Metropolitans? Seals?

Today the NHL announced that the Board of Governors voted unanimously for Seattle to become the 32nd NHL team in 2021. The NHL also announced that in order to balance the number of teams in each division, the Coyotes will be moving in the Central division, giving each division eight teams. In the summer of […]

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William Nice-lander

In true millennial/Gen-Z fashion, Kyle Dubas and William Nylander came to a contract extension agreement five minutes before the due date. I’d like to judge them, but I, too, usually get assignments turned in about 5 seconds before they’re due. Nylander ultimately signed a six-year contract that will have an AAV of $10.2M in the […]

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See Ya, Darling

As it turns out, taking a huge risk and signing average/slightly above average backup goalies to four-year contracts because you want them to be your starter is a very bad idea. It’s an even worse idea when your other goalie is “career below average save percentage” Cam Ward, so if your new (kinda) pricey goalie […]

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The Final Hours of Willy Watch

As I write this William Nylander has about 15 hours left to sign a contract, or he’ll be sitting out the rest of the season. So how did we get to this point when everyone was so confident that he’d have a contract before training camp started and what does it look like is going to happen?

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