Tag Archive for free agency

Tavares-Moulson connection? All chemistry

Maybe it’s that old sports cliche, chemistry, that explains the immediate collaborative efficiency between celebrated Islanders rookie John Tavares and free-agent discovery Matt Moulson. Maybe it’s a familiarity that goes back at least five years, when Tavares, the emerging hockey phenom, was playing lacrosse and hockey with Moulson’s younger brother Chris in the Toronto suburb…

Swift Current Broncos | It’s About Passion…

Broncos’ players Cody Eakin, Morgan Clark, Geordie Wudrick and Justin Dowling are all off to NHL Camps this week. Eakin will head to Arlington, Virginia to attend Washington Capitals camp after being selected in the third round of this past spring’s NHL draft. Geordie Wudrick is off to Los Angeles Kings camp for the second time…

hitmenhockey.com – All Aboard for the 2009 – 2010 Season!

Calgary Hitmen General Manager Kelly Kisio announced today eight Hitmen will head to NHL Training Camps this week. Of the eight players, five are drafted (Kris Foucault, Brandon Kozun, Ian Schultz and Michael Stone).  Martin Jones is a free agent signing of the LA Kings while two Hitmen have received free agent tryouts (Rigby Burgart,…

NHL.com – 2010 Winter Olympics: NHLers (Kings and ex-Kings) dominate Slovak camp – 08/03/2009

2010 Slovakia Olympic candidates Goaltenders (4): Peter Budaj (Colorado), Jaroslav Halak (Montreal), Jaroslav Janus (Erie Otters, OHL), Jan Lasak (HC Moeller Pardubice) Defensemen (11): Ivan Baranka (Spartak Moscow), Zdeno Chara (Boston), Milan Jurcina (Washington), Richard Lintner (Dynamo Minsk), Andrej Meszaros (Tampa Bay), Vladimir Mihalik (Tampa Bay), Jaroslav Obsut (Spartak Moscow), Andrej Sekera (Buffalo), Peter Smrek…

From Mlive.com: New Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman suggests that cap may not fall for 10-11 season, discusses Hawks’ Red Wings-like ‘one-year window’

Actually, it’s Mlive (from Detroit) quoting a block from the Chicago Daily Herald [with my comments in brackets]: The Hawks are under the NHL’s $56.8 million salary cap for this season [no, you’re not] but part of the reason Bowman was promoted to GM was to navigate the team through next summer when there will…

From Fear The Fin: Back, meet corner

From the Sharks’ blog Fear the Fin: You can argue against the signing of Scott Nichol based on his skill, age, injury history, whatever. Same for Huskins. You could even make the case that the Rob Blake deal was evidence of poor decision making by the Sharks, or that they overpaid for Clowe. But, like it or not, those…