NHL Free Agency
The Islanders haven’t exactly made the biggest waves so far this offseason. Still, the first day of NHL free agency was a productive one for general manager Garth Snow.
Rangers fans are dreading what free agency has in store. Things changed quickly for the Blueshirts on Friday when the NHL announced that the 2014-15 salary cap maximum will be $69 million.
Free agency opens up on Tuesday and, with it, Garth Snow’s window to piece together a competitive roster. This is easily the most important summer of his tenure and, arguably, the most important one in the history of the Islanders.
Despite everything he’s been through, Dominic Moore’s desire to play the game of hockey hasn’t been extinguished. It’s the kind of story that will grab your heart and not let go.
According to reports from Newsday, the New York Islanders are bringing back their goaltender and one of their best defensemen.
Dominic Moore and the Rangers agreed a one-year deal on Friday.
The New Jersey Devils have reportedly agreed terms with free agent wingers Ryane Clowe and Rotislav Olesz.
The most likely scenario for Clarkson isn’t Ottawa or Edmonton. It’s Toronto.
Elias, who is 37-years old, was set to become an unrestricted free agent.
There is a goalie who is available who can step into Billy Smith’s long-empty shoes. His name is Tim Thomas.
New York will pay the 31-year-old goalie $1.5 million for each of the next 16 years — double the years left on his original 15-year pact.
With the start of free agency looming on Friday, the Rangers should be looking to shed salary in order to get in on the action.
Patrik Elias is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 5 should he and the Devils not come to an agreement before that date. The clock is ticking.
A YouTube user taped himself burning Parise’s jersey on the Fourth of July before uploading it online. In the video, the embattled fan hovered a sparkler over the Minnesota native’s jersey before engulfing it in flames.
Zach Parise’s decision to join his home state Minnesota Wild came as a blow to Devils fans, but it’s truly where he belongs.