Senators sign Scott Gomez for the remainder of the 2015-2016 Season

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On Wednesday, the Ottawa Senators signed veteran forward Scott Gomez to a one way contract worth $575,000 lasting through the end of the 2015-2016 National Hockey League regular season. Senators sign Scott Gomez for the remainder of the 2015-2016 Season Prior to being signed with the Senators, Gomez began the season on a professional tryout […] READ MORE


Fantasy Hockey – Second Half Sleepers

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While we all love fantasy hockey, sometimes the season can be a bit of a grind. That’s one reason the All-Star break is nice. Sometimes you need a few days to give yourself a breather and not worry about your lineup, or multiple lineups for some of us. The all-star break has hopefully reinvigorated your […] READ MORE


Most Lopsided NHL Trades of the Last Five Years: Part 2 of 3

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In the NHL, trades are a common transaction for teams to upgrade their organizations or even shed some salary. In most cases, these trades are at or near fair value, but there have also been a number of completely lopsided deals in recent history. Using the past five seasons, we’ll be looking at some of […] READ MORE


Big Money Contracts, and the Players Who Don't Earn Them

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Before I get into things, I want people to understand that I love sports. It is a passion, a past-time, a hobby, a second life; yet there is one thing about professionals sports that really gets on my nerves and that’s ridiculously high contracts to players who have “earned” them, but in reality they haven’t […] READ MORE




The NHL: When The Salary Cap Hit Dictates Playing Time

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The statement that “money has ruined hockey” would be completely wrong and definitely misguided. Revenue has allowed the league to become sustainable and remain a light heavyweight in the North American sports market. It would mean entertaining events like the Winter Classic would never happen, and mainstream media coverage, in the United States especially, would […] READ MORE


Legal Analysis: NHLPA Grievances on Gomez and Redden

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The NHL / NHLPA war was over.  After 113 days of lockout the two sides finally signed the Memorandum of Understanding and hockey fans thought the battle between these organizations was finally through (for at least 8-10 years).  But not so fast, a new legal battle is developing between the two sides as interpretations of […] READ MORE


Do We Really Miss the NHL?

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If nothing else, the NHL lockout has proved that the majority of hockey fans have a least some form of mental instability. The definition of insanity, as I’m sure none of you need to hear again, is making the same mistake in a repetitive manner. For hockey fans, those who haven’t given up, even the […] READ MORE


Marc Bergevin hired as General Manager of the Montreal Canadiens

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Geoff Molson and Serge Savard have their guy.  After firing Pierre Gauthier in March of this year they have tabbed Chicago Blackhawks assistant GM Marc Bergevin as the new Executive Vice President and General Manager of the Club de Hockey Canadien. Bergevin is an experienced hockey man who has done it all, but this is […] READ MORE