The Chicago Blackhawks had high hopes entering the 2017-18 season; they hade brought back Brandon Saad in a trade after shipping him off to Columbus just two offseasons earlier. He was to be reunited with center Jonathan Toews, who had been struggling since Saad left his side. Patrick Sharp was returning after playing two seasons in Dallas, signing a cheap contract to take a veteran leadership and depth role in the Windy City.
Ottawa Senator’s defenseman Erik Karlsson has been put on the trade block, as the Senators have given permission to other teams to negotiate possible extensions if said team lands Karlsson this offseason. The 2018-19 season will be the last year on his contract, which currently has a cap hit of $6.5 million and a modified no-trade clause. Continue reading
After St. Louis traded veteran Paul Stastny to the division-rival Jets last season, it looked as if they were going to start a mini-rebuild. Continue reading
The Dallas Stars signed veteran defenseman Roman Polak to a one year deal worth $1.3 million. Continue reading
On July 1st, current New York Islanders center John Tavares will officially become a free agent. Continue reading