Montreal Canadiens Should Tender an Offer Sheet to Mathew Barzal

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On July 1st, 2019, Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin tendered an offer sheet to Carolina Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho. The contract was worth $42.25 million over five seasons with a cap hit of $8.454 million. Aho signed the offer sheet, but it was matched by Carolina Hurricanes general manager Don Waddell. Unfortunately, Bergevin wasn’t […] READ MORE


Trying to Predict the Next Contract of Montreal Canadiens Max Domi

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Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin doesn’t have a lot of players to re-sign this offseason. However, he still has to sign restricted free agent Max Domi, one of the best players for the Habs. Domi said that, although there haven’t been talks yet on a new contract with the Montreal Canadiens, he wants to […] READ MORE


NHL Joins the Athlete Empowerment Era

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The restricted free agent dominos are falling rapidly as the 2019-20 NHL season approaches. Mitch Marner, Brock Boeser, Brayden Point, and Matthew Tkachuk were all big-name RFAs who were holding out from team activities until they were given contracts. Players seem more willing than ever to withold their services until getting a fair contract. It […] READ MORE



Free Agent Frenzy: Top 10 NHL Restricted Free Agent Forwards

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Free agent season is upon the National Hockey League. The period where teams can meet with and contact free agents began June 26th and contracts signed starting July 1st. While the unrestricted free agents generally take center stage, this year the NHL restricted free agent market has made most of the headlines. Restricted free agency […] READ MORE


Calgary Flames and Matthew Tkachuk Contract Update

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Calgary Flames general manager, Brad Treliving, appeared on Sportsnet’s Hockey Central at Noon on Thursday afternoon to provide a Matthew Tkachuk contract update. The Latest on the Matthew Tkachuk Contract Negotiations The segment started off slow, with host, Jeff Marek, asking Treliving about the, lower than expected, salary cap. “It wasn’t a big surprise [seeing the cap […] READ MORE


William Nylander Re-Signs With the Toronto Maple Leafs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs re-signed restricted free agent forward William Nylander to a 6-year contract worth $41.4 million, or $6.9 million per season. Told Nylander is staying. Done deal 6 yrs. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) December 1, 2018 6×6.9 Nylander — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) December 1, 2018 Toronto Maple Leafs Re-Sign William Nylander Nylander has spent […] READ MORE


You Would Think: The Philly Sports Podcast- Philadelphia Flyers Should Offer Sheet William Nylander

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William Nylander! Could William Nylander come to Philly? YWT #35 – Preseason, Postseason, and Offseason In today’s NHL free agent marketplace, we rarely see RFA players receive offer sheets. One that comes to mind, for Philadelphia Flyers fans at least, is the 2012 offer sheet to current Canadien Shea Weber. Weber, whose rights belonged to […] READ MORE


Matt Dumba Re-Signs With the Minnesota Wild

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The Minnesota Wild have re-signed restricted free agent defenseman Mathew Dumba to a to a five-year contract worth $30 million, or $6 million AAV per season. This contract carries him through the 2022-23 season when he will become an unrestricted free agent. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedmann was first with the story.  The agreement avoids an arbitration […] READ MORE


Calvin Pickard Re-Signs With the Toronto Maple Leafs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs re-signed restricted free agent goaltender Calvin Pickard to a one-year contract worth $800,000. Pickard will be a restricted free agent again next summer. The club made the announcement via their official PR twitter account. The @MapleLeafs announced today that the hockey club has signed goaltender Calvin Pickard to a one-year contract […] READ MORE