1. 10 NHL Players Due for Major Pay Raises

    Every year a number of NHL players receive new contracts containing pay raises. This usually occurs during the offseason free-agent period, though at times players are also re-signed prior to their eligibility for free agency...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 9 days ago 19,476 reads 52 comments

  2. Sabres Sign RFA D-Man Ruhwedel to 2-Year Deal

    Cross another restricted free agent off the Buffalo Sabres ' to-do list as the team announced today that defenseman Chad Ruhwedel has signed a two-year contract. Terms were not disclosed...

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  3. Sabres Re-Sign RFA Ruhwedel to 2-Year Deal

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  4. NHL Free Agents 2014: Highlighting Best Players Who Have Yet to Find New Homes

    Unlike the NBA offseason, almost all of the meaningful business has been completed in the NHL offseason. The top free agents have already hitched their wagons to their new teams...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 days ago 6,832 reads 4 comments

  5. Report: Rangers Sign Matt Lombardi to Two-Year Deal

    It's been an… Interesting offseason for the New York Rangers and it may have gotten a bit more curious...

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  6. Ranking the Biggest Surprises in the 2014 NHL Offseason So Far

    The Los Angeles Kings hoisted the Stanley Cup on June 14. Since then, it seems like the action has barely stopped around the NHL ...

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  7. How Each Offseason Addition and Departure Will Affect Los Angeles Kings

    The Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings haven't exactly shocked the hockey world this offseason —a t least not so far. The team's core remains intact, Mike Richards included...

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  8. Are the Chicago Blackhawks' Top Young Talents Destined to Be Traded?

    When young players get drafted or signed by the Chicago Blackhawks , it is almost always considered a big honor. The Blackhawks have one of the most talented rosters and deepest organizations in the NHL ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 10 days ago 6,262 reads 14 comments

  9. Rasmussen Returns to Chicago to Pursue NHL Goal

    CHICAGO -- Dennis Rasmussen first remembers wanting to play in the NHL when he traveled from Sweden to attend a Chicago Blackhawks home game as a 7-year-old in 1997...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 202 reads 0 comments

  10. Sabres' Grigorenko: 'No One's Fault but Mine That I Didn't Go into the NHL'

    BUFFALO — When the Buffalo Sabres selected Mikhail Grigorenko with the 12th overall selection in 2012, many wondered if the team was taking a risk on a player whom many scouts differed on just how good he would be...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 441 reads 0 comments

  11. Player Evaluation: Clifford

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  12. Joe Pavelski Named to Second 2013-14 All-Star Team

    Joe Pavelski is a great hockey player. This might come as a surprise to those of you who hate America or have never watched a San Jose Sharks ice hockey game before, but not the crack staff at FearTheFin...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 117 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Jeff Petry, Johnny Oduya and More

    There may not be half a billion dollars flying around, but the NHL rumor mill is still going strong for those who take the time to investigate...

    Chris  Roling Written by Chris Roling about 10 days ago 10,518 reads 8 comments

  14. Analysis: David Poile Hopes Small Ball Works for Nashville Predators

    Nashville Predators general manager David Poile's preference would have been to hit a home run this offseason. He's hoping a couple of singles and doubles are enough to get the team back into the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2011...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 45 reads 0 comments

  15. Voynov Lets Stanley Cup Decide His New Car

    After winning a second Stanley Cup championship in three seasons, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov was back in his native town of Chelyabinsk, Russia. On Tuesday he had an old friend with him...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 207 reads 0 comments

  16. Devils Prospect Damon Severson Feels " It's Time to Start My NHL Career”

    Damon Severson realized he probably didn't have a realistic chance of making the Devils ' roster last September when he participated in his first NHL training camp, but the 19-year-old ...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 223 reads 0 comments

  17. Building a Stanley Cup Winner Through Free Agency Is Not Easy

    The one thing the Los Angeles Kings and New York Rangers had in common when they met in the Stanley Cup Final was their ability to build their teams without having to rely on big-money free agents...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 587 reads 0 comments

  18. Isles Re-Sign De Haan to Three-Year Deal, Cizikas for Two Years

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 1,285 reads 0 comments

  19. Prospect van Riemsdyk Grateful to Be on Ice

    CHICAGO -- Trevor van Riemsdyk had reasons to worry his hockey future was in doubt after what he saw and felt in January...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 159 reads 0 comments

  20. Pittsburgh Penguins' Lines for Next Season

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  21. The Flyers Must Walk a Fine Line in Developing Their Defensive Prospects

    The Flyers have a number of high profile, high ceiling defensive prospects in the pipeline for the first time in a very long time, and the conversation has quickly changed from acquiring prospects to developing them...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 845 reads 0 comments

  22. 2014 NHL Free Agency: The Kids Are Coming, Like It or Not

    The kids are coming. Depending on where you stand when it comes to the New York Rangers ' farm system, that statement might scare you. Or it might make you happy. Or it might do both...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 721 reads 0 comments

  23. Kirill Kabanov Thanks Fans, Says Leaving New York Islanders Was His Choice

    Kirill Kabanov is being cut by the New York Islanders -- waived, then bought out if no one claims him -- but a post on his Facebook timeline says the separation was his choice...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 129 reads 0 comments

  24. Is Pete DeBoer Line Change Happy?

    Throughout this past season, it seemed to many watching the New Jersey Devils play that their top three forward lines were largely fluid...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 136 reads 0 comments

  25. Nashville Predators Sign 2014 First Round Pick Kevin Fiala

    Nashville, Tennessee – Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced today that the club has signed 2014 first-round selection (11th overall) Kevin Fiala to a three-year entry-level contract...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 10 days ago 41 reads 0 comments