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NHL Free Agency

The Rangers’ Anton Stralman, left, hip checks Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings during the first period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Will Be Hard-Pressed To Make Big Splash In Free Agency

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.

06/30/2014

Garth Snow (Photo by Andy Marlin/Getty Images)

Friedman: It’s Put Up Or Shut Up Time For Islanders GM Garth Snow

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.

06/30/2014

Dominic Moore of the New York Rangers skates during the game against the Ottawa Senators on March 30, 2006 at the Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Moore’s Return To Rangers Is The Feel-Good Story Of Summer

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.

07/08/2013

Evgeni Nabokov (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Report: Islanders Bring Back Nabokov, Sign Hamonic To 7-Year Extension

According to reports from Newsday, the New York Islanders are bringing back their goaltender and one of their best defensemen.

07/05/2013

Dominic Moore of the New York Rangers skates during the game against the Ottawa Senators on March 30, 2006 at the Scotiabank Place in Ottawa. (Photo by Phillip MacCallum/Getty Images)

Rangers Sign Center Dominic Moore To A One-Year Deal

Dominic Moore and the Rangers agreed a one-year deal on Friday.

07/05/2013

Ryane Clowe (Photo by Jen Fuller/Getty Images)

Report: Devils Agree Five-Year Deal With Ryane Clowe, Sign Olesz

The New Jersey Devils have reportedly agreed terms with free agent wingers Ryane Clowe and Rotislav Olesz.

07/05/2013

David Clarkson of the New Jersey Devils yells at Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers from the bench. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Dealt Blow By Missing Out On Briere, Prepared To Lose Clarkson

The most likely scenario for Clarkson isn’t Ottawa or Edmonton. It’s Toronto.

07/05/2013

Patrik Elias (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Devils Re-Sign Elias, Zubrus; Place Hedberg On Unconditional Waivers

Elias, who is 37-years old, was set to become an unrestricted free agent.

07/04/2013

Tim Thomas of the Boston Bruins. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Silverman: Islanders Need To Make Strong Push For Tim Thomas

There is a goalie who is available who can step into Billy Smith’s long-empty shoes. His name is Tim Thomas.

07/03/2013

Rick DiPietro. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

DiPietro Officially Bought Out By Islanders After Clearing Waivers

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.

07/03/2013

Michael Del Zotto of the New York Rangers. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Expect Michael Del Zotto To Be Odd Man Out In Rangers’ Plans

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.

07/03/2013

Patrik Elias of the New Jersey Devils (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Are The Devils And Alternate Captain Patrik Elias At A Crossroads?

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.

06/07/2013

Zach Parise (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

WATCH: Devastated Devils Fan Takes Out Frustration By Burning Zach Parise’s Jersey

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.

07/06/2012

Zach Parise and Ryan Suter (Photo courtesy of Minnesota Wild.)

Hartnett: Sorry Devils Fans, Parise Belongs In Minnesota

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.

07/05/2012

Zach Parise (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Zach Parise Officially Joins Minnesota Wild On 13-Year Deal

The Minnesota Wild are the big winners of NHL free agency as they’ve signed Zach Parise and Ryan Suter on the Fourth of July.

07/04/2012

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