Sean Monahan Signs Extension With Calgary

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The Calgary Flames have signed centerman Sean Monahan to a long-term extension in order to prevent his free agency next year. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada, the extension will be for seven years and will carry an average annual value of around $6.3 million. This is a massive increase from his last contract, an entry-level deal […] READ MORE


With Rebranding, Cleveland Monsters Lose Sense of Identity

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The past year has been one of great change for the Lake Erie Monsters organization. After becoming the AHL affiliate of the in-state Columbus Blue Jackets and winning a Calder Cup, the Monsters decided to reimagine their identity as a franchise. On Tuesday, Monsters’ management unveiled this new vision at an event in downtown Cleveland, and the fans have […] READ MORE


The All-Time Best New York Islanders Free Agent Signing

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series. After the historic 2016 NHL Free Agency period, it’s a good time to look at the best free agent signing in the history of all 30 NHL franchises. Up next: The all-time best New York Islanders free agent signing. Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 […] READ MORE


The All-Time Best New Jersey Devils Free Agent Signing

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series. After the historic 2016 NHL Free Agency period, it’s a good time to look at the best free agent signing in the history of all 30 NHL franchises. Up next: The all-time best New Jersey Devils free agent signing. Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 […] READ MORE


Tyson Barrie Signs Extension with Avalanche

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The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenseman Tyson Barrie to a four-year deal worth $22 million. It is a considerable upgrade from his previous contract signed in 2014, which paid him $2.6 million per season. Tyson Barrie and COL sign a four-year deal with a $5.5M AAV — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 31, 2016 Tyson Barrie Signs Extension with […] READ MORE


Report: Columbus Blue Jackets Approaching Deal With Sam Gagner

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According to Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch, the Columbus Blue Jackets are working to sign free agent center Sam Gagner to a one-year, one-way deal. Told #CBJ are closing in a one-year, one-way deal with free agent center Sam Gagner. Filing blog shortly to Puck-rakers. — Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) July 30, 2016 Blue Jackets Closing on Gagner After the departure […] READ MORE


The All-Time Best Carolina Hurricanes Free Agent Signing

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Welcome to LWOS Hockey’s summer series. After the historic 2016 NHL Free Agency period, it’s a good time to look at the best free agent signing in the history of all 30 NHL franchises. Up next: The all-time best Carolina Hurricanes free agent signing. Make sure to check out the previous articles in our 2016 […] READ MORE


Columbus Blue Jackets Could Benefit From James Wisniewski

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After a series of trades deposited him in Raleigh this past season, offensive defenseman James Wisniewski looked to make a new start as a part of a young, talented Carolina Hurricanes defensive corps. Then, just 47 seconds into his first shift with the club, Wisniewski tore his ACL and found himself sidelined for the remainder of the season. […] READ MORE


Jamie Benn Undergoes Surgery on “Core Muscle;” Out For Six Weeks

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Dallas Stars’ star centerman and captain Jamie Benn underwent surgery this past Thursday in Philadelphia in order to repair an injury to a “core muscle.” Following the surgery, the Stars organization announced that the operation had gone according to plan and that Benn’s recovery time would be approximately six weeks. Jamie Benn of the @DallasStars underwent surgery […] READ MORE


J.T. Miller Inks Two-Year Contract Extension

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With his wedding coming up in little more than a week, New York Rangers centerman  J.T. Miller has just agreed to a two-year, $5.5 million contract extension. This deal will allow the Rangers to hold on to Miller, who will likely be a top-six player in the coming season, while also maintaining useful cap space. Miller was a restricted […] READ MORE