Friedman: Islanders Don't Need To Make A Big Move To Be A Force Next SeasonThe 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.
Hartnett: Rangers Will Be Hard-Pressed To Make Big Splash In Free AgencyRangers 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.
Friedman: It's Put Up Or Shut Up Time For Islanders GM Garth SnowFree 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.
Hartnett: Moore’s Return To Rangers Is The Feel-Good Story Of SummerDespite 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.
Report: Islanders Bring Back Nabokov, Sign Hamonic To 7-Year ExtensionAccording to reports from Newsday, the New York Islanders are bringing back their goaltender and one of their best defensemen.
Rangers Sign Center Dominic Moore To A One-Year DealDominic Moore and the Rangers agreed a one-year deal on Friday.
Report: Devils Agree Five-Year Deal With Ryane Clowe, Sign OleszThe New Jersey Devils have reportedly agreed terms with free agent wingers Ryane Clowe and Rotislav Olesz.
Hartnett: Devils Dealt Blow By Missing Out On Briere, Prepared To Lose ClarksonThe most likely scenario for Clarkson isn't Ottawa or Edmonton. It's Toronto.
Devils Re-Sign Elias, Zubrus; Place Hedberg On Unconditional WaiversElias, who is 37-years old, was set to become an unrestricted free agent.
Silverman: Islanders Need To Make Strong Push For Tim ThomasThere is a goalie who is available who can step into Billy Smith’s long-empty shoes. His name is Tim Thomas.
DiPietro Officially Bought Out By Islanders After Clearing WaiversNew 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.
Hartnett: Expect Michael Del Zotto To Be Odd Man Out In Rangers' PlansWith the start of free agency looming on Friday, the Rangers should be looking to shed salary in order to get in on the action.