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Some Draftee Contract Issues Explained Not By Me

  Once a player is drafted by an NHL team, he must sign a contract with that organization within two years. The exception is when a college player is drafted. Unlike the NBA, the NHL allows a player to finish his college career. The NHL team holds the draft rights to a college player until…

Detroit discount? | Hockey | Sports | Ottawa Sun

The question for Detroit GM Ken Holland is whether he can fit Hossa’s contract into the club’s salary structure under the NHL’s salary cap. The NHLPA will vote later this month on whether they want to invoke a 5% increase in the cap, but it will likely stay close to $56.7-million (all terms US) range…

ISS Top 30 2009 prospects, May – Hockey’s Future

1. Tavares, John  C 9/20/1990 L 6.00.2 195 London OHL 2 Duchene, Matt  C 1/16/1991 L 5.11 200 Brampton OHL 3 Hedman, Victor  LD 12/18/1990 L 6.06 220 Modo SweE 4 Paajarvi-Svensson, Magnus  LW 4/12/1991 L 6.01 200 SweE 5 Kane, Evander  C 8/2/1991 L 6.01.2 176 Vancouver WHL 6 Schenn, Brayden  C 8/22/1991 L…

The Province: The hard truth — Canucks must deal Luongo

The irony, then, is that the Canucks will have to trade Luongo in order to build a team that would be good enough to win with Luongo. Think about it for a minute. It’s now apparent the Canucks have more holes in their lineup than Luongo can fill. Their defence was exposed against the Blackhawks…

Calgary Herald: Cammy vows to rebound hahahahahahaha

Dropped into a slippery series hole, frustrated by otherworldly netminding, playoff light growing ever dimmer, Michael Cammalleri insisted he isn’t depressed. He feels…well . . . fortunate. Blessed even. “Our mindset is–we better thank our lucky stars that we’re good enough to beat anybody, even down two-oh,” Cammalleri said Saturday after the Calgary Flames fell…