Tag Archive for Entry Draft

Shea Weber CBA offer sheet compensation CHEAT SHEET

I’ve been reading some crazy stuff on the topic of Shea Weber’s offer sheet. I just wanted to jot down some quick thoughts before bed. Nashville has seven days to match the offer sheet signed by Weber. If they match, the offer sheet becomes a valid contract between Weber and Nashville. If they don’t, the…

How many prospects make it? How long does it take?

Short version: Two or three out of every ten picks will turn into a viable roster player. One, maaaybe two, of those will be someone special. And it takes two or three years from the draft for the player to develop, sometimes less, sometimes more. Long version: Class of 2000 (GM Dave Taylor) Alex Frolov…

A ninth Sutter on the NHL horizon | ProHockeyTalk

Looks like there’s a ninth Sutter on the NHL horizon | ProHockeyTalk One of the most famous families in NHL history continued its legacy on Friday as Brody Sutter — son of former NHLer Duane Sutter — signed an entry-level deal with the Carolina Hurricanes. “Brody had a good final year of junior hockey, and…

Justin Schultz, free agency and the CBA

The CBA clearly indicates that clubs retain the rights of unsigned collegiate (or college-bound) draft picks, for four years after the year of their selection — ending either (1) August 15th four years after the year of selection, if the player graduates from said college, or (2) June 1 four years after the year of selection, if the player does not graduate.

How did these Kings get here in the first place?

None of the eleven players mentioned were undrafted UFA signings, although Lombardi has gone that route several times, most notably with Matt Moulson and Teddy Purcell (since departed), Martin Jones, Kevin Westgarth and Davis Drewiske.

Here’s how the current Kings got here, in order of arrival:

Burke reveals the Pittsburgh Model is actually his ass

“What’s the Pittsburgh model?” Brian Burke snapped that question back to the media during a postseason press conference on Tuesday […]. The […] question had been about preaching patience to the fan base and [the idea of collecting] high draft choices through years of unsuccessful hockey [as a way to turn Toronto into] a Stanley Cup…

LA Kings Draft History

Every player and pick in LA Kings draft history. Sort by draft position, round, goals, assists. Doughty, Hickey, Schenn, Quick, Brown, Kopitar (more)

From Kelowna.com: Canada’s Teubert finds elusive comfort zone

REGINA – Colten Teubert would love to be cashing NHL paycheques right now, but he’s quick to point out that you can’t put a price on gold. When the 19-year-old defenceman failed to crack the lineup of the Los Angeles Kings this fall, he didn’t pout. Teubert diverted all his energy to the consolation prize…

Q&A with Vyacheslav Voynov – Hockey’s Future

Taken by the Los Angeles Kings in the second round of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Chelyabinsk, Russia native Vyacheslav Voynov is in his second year in North America, playing for the Manchester Monarchs of the AHL. An experienced player for his 19 years, Voynov played two full Russian Super League seasons and took part…