Casey DeSmith Contract Signed with Pittsburgh Penguins

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed pending unrestricted free agent goaltender Casey DeSmith to a two-year contract worth $3.6million, or $1.8 million per season. The Casey DeSmith contract carries him through the 2023-24 season. Casey DeSmith Contract Signed in Pittsburgh In 24 starts and 26 appearances last season, DeSmith posted an 11-6-5 record. In those games, […] READ MORE


Chicago Blackhawks Trade Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury

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The Chicago Blackhawks agreed to trade goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a conditional second-round draft pick, per Daily Faceoff’s Frank Seravalli. Chicago will retain 50% of Fleury’s salary. BREAKING: Hearing #Blackhawks are trading Marc-Andre Fleury to #mnwild. Sounds like conditional 2nd round pick that can become a 1st for CHI.@DailyFaceoff — Frank […] READ MORE


James Reimer Signed By San Jose Sharks

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The San Jose Sharks have signed free agent goaltender James Reimer to a two year-year contract worth $4.5 million. The contract carries a salary-cap hit of $2.25 million. Reimer in San Jose, two years, $2.25M AAV https://t.co/UKBjmKzJ7H — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) July 28, 2021 James Reimer Signed With the Sharks Over his 11-year NHL career, […] READ MORE


Laurent Brossoit Signed With Vegas Golden Knights

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The Vegas Golden Knights signed free agent goaltender Laurent Brossoit to a two-year contract worth $4.65 million. This contract carries a salary-cap hit of $2.325 million. Vegas gets a goalie. Brossoit 2yrs. $2.325 mil per. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 28, 2021 Laurent Brossoit Signed With Vegas Over his seven-year NHL career, Brossoit suited up […] READ MORE


Thoughts on the Philadelphia Flyers’ Goaltending

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Things are getting rough for the Philadelphia Flyers’ goaltending. Carter Hart hasn’t looked the same since the demoralizing Lake Tahoe loss against the Boston Bruins. Even ever-steady Brian Elliott is showing signs of fatigue. And the defence’s many breakdowns in front of them haven’t helped in the slightest. Thanks to the Flyers’ history of inconsistent […] READ MORE



Florida Panthers Need a Sergei Bobrovsky Bounce-Back Season

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It feels like it’s been forever since the Florida Panthers signed former Columbus Blue Jackets Vezina-winning goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky to a 7-year deal averaging $10 million per season. At the time, fans rejoiced and asserted that Dale Tallon had finally addressed a nagging issue for the team. Between oft-injured Roberto Luongo in his twilight years […] READ MORE


Understanding NHL Advanced Stats: A Beginners Guide Part 3

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“Advanced stats” has become a kind of buzz word around the hockey world. It’s emerging into the NHL as it did years ago with the MLB. Hockey teams have entire departments for analytics, and it has become a war (pun intended) of sorts between two sides: The Data Nerds vs. Old School Hockey. What I […] READ MORE



Toronto Maple Leafs Backup Goaltending Woes

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The Toronto Maple Leafs backup goaltending is not the only reason the Maple Leafs find themselves out of a playoff spot, but they sure aren’t helping. Michael Hutchinson and Kasimir Kaskisuo are a combined 0-6-1 this season. Winning half of those games would put them in a playoff spot. Winning two of the games lost in regulation […] READ MORE