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Frozen Pool Forensics: James van Riemsdyk

Jul 28

With all the young talent in Toronto, there's one veteran forward who is better than you think. It’s time to give credit where credit is well overdue. Say hello to one of the most chronically underappreciated …

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Ramblings: Mika Zibanejad; Robin Lehner; the Pittsburgh Penguins - July 27

by Michael Clifford Jul 26, 2017, 11:00 pm

A couple days ago, the New York Rangers locked up their current (and future) first-line centre, Mika Zibanejad, for five years with an AAV of $5.35 million. With Derek Stepan now in Arizona, Zibanejad will …


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Ramblings: Zibanejad Signing, Players Who May Have Jumped the Shark (July 26)

by Ian Gooding Jul 26, 2017, 1:02 am

Zibanejad signing, players who may have jumped the shark On Tuesday the New York Rangers signed Mika Zibanejad to a five-year contract worth $5.35 million per season. RFA Zibanejad and the Rangers avoided arbitration with the …


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Ramblings: The Case for Tarasenko and Guentzel, Quack Talk and more (July 28)

by Neil Parker Jul 28, 2017, 3:57 am

  The largest NHL news from Thursday was that Andrei Markov will be playing in the KHL in 2017-18. It's worth noting that the veteran defenseman hasn't ruled out a return to the NHL in the …


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Cage Match Tournament: Forwards Who Have Yet To Peak

by Rick Roos Jul 26, 2017, 9:45 am

We continue our summer Cage Match Tournament with forwards that may have yet to peak. As promised, I’m back for a second Summer Cage Match Tournament! Just last week, your votes named Tyler Johnson as the …


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Fantasy Take - Habs Ink Mark Streit

by Neil Parker Jul 25, 2017, 3:29 pm

  Montreal signed Mark Streit to a one-year, $700,000 contract Tuesday.   The Canadiens added to their blue line, but the 39-year-old Streit probably isn't the ideal answer to their lack of puck-moving defensemen. The veteran is definitely …



Capped: Reviewing Recently Signed High-Dollar Contracts

by Alexander MacLean Jul 27, 2017, 10:45 am

The Restricted Free Agent (RFA) signings are starting to trickle in, and while we are still waiting on the big guns (Leon Draisaitl, David Pastrnak, etc.) there are many fantasy-relevant ones to comb over. The …


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Ramblings: Andrei Markov to the KHL; Ryan Johansen's New Contract; the St. Louis Blues - July 29

by Michael Clifford Jul 28, 2017, 11:00 pm

Andrei Markov is moving on from the NHL, as it came out on Thursday that he wouldn’t be signing anywhere in the league. Since getting to the NHL as a 22-year-old in the 2000-01 season, …