1. The Biggest Trade Candidates in the 2017-18 NHL Season

    It's quiet in the NHL trade market, but business will pick up over the course of 2017-18. Trade candidates include such notables as Colorado Avalanche forwards Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog ...

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  2. Matching the Top Remaining NHL Free Agents with the Ideal Teams

    Over a month into the 2017 NHL unrestricted free-agent market, the pickings are slim for teams seeking additional roster depth. Most of the best remaining players are aging stars such as forwards Jaromir Jagr , Jarome Iginla and Shane Doan ...

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  3. 10 NHL Players Poised for Breakout Seasons in 2017-18

    Carolina Hurricanes right wing Sebastian Aho and Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel enjoyed promising NHL debuts last season. They're among several players potentially on the verge of breakout performances in 2017-18...

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  4. Playing Fact or Fiction with the NHL's Latest Offseason Speculation

    With August fast approaching, there's little activity in the NHL trade and free-agent markets. That hasn't stopped some hockey pundits from speculating over moves involving such ...

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  5. NHL Teams Still in Need of Improvements This Offseason

    Approaching the dog days of the NHL offseason, there's limited activity in the trade and free-agent markets. A number of teams have already made notable roster improvements...

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  6. Revisiting the NHL's Biggest 2016 Free-Agency Signings a Year Later

    The 2017 NHL free-agent market opened on July 1, and all of the biggest signings took place within a few days of that date...

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  7. Grades for All the Top NHL Free-Agent Signings So Far

    Within a week of the 2017 NHL free-agent period, most of the best players were signed to lucrative new contracts...

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  8. Ranking the Best Players Still Available in NHL Free Agency

    The frenzy of the opening days of NHL free agency has passed and many of the top talents are signed. Still, several noteworthy players — such as right wing Jaromir Jagr — are seeking new teams to join...

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  9. Buying or Selling the Latest Speculation for 2017 NHL Free Agency

    The NHL 's annual unrestricted free-agent market opens at noon p.m. ET on Saturday. For notable players such as Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk , it's an opportunity to cash in by signing a lucrative long-term contract...

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  10. Predicting Which NHL Teams Will Be Most Aggressive in Free Agency

    When the NHL 's 2017 free-agent market opens on Saturday, several teams could aggressively pursue the best available talent...

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  11. 2017 NHL Free Agents: Stock Watch for Top Players, Post-Draft Edition

    The NHL 's annual free-agent market opens on Saturday. It's time to review the stocks of the notable unrestricted free-agent stars, such as Joe Thornton and Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks...

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  12. Complete Roster Breakdown of the 2017-18 Las Vegas Golden Knights

    The Vegas Golden Knights officially have a complete roster . Team owner Bill Foley and general manager George McPhee announced their expansion draft selections during the 2017 NHL Awards in Las Vegas Wednesday...

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  13. NHL Trade Speculation: Latest Draft-Related Chatter

    The NHL has implemented a roster freeze from Saturday until 8 a.m. ET Thursday for the expansion draft. However, that hasn't put an end to trade speculation approaching the annual NHL draft on Friday and Saturday...

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  14. Ranking the Biggest NHL Draft Steals of the Past Decade

    Much of the focus in the upcoming 2017 NHL draft will be on the prospects selected in the first round. However, teams could also land a future star in the later rounds, much like the ...

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  15. The Biggest NHL Trade Speculation Heading into the Expansion Draft

    The NHL expansion draft takes place June 21 in Las Vegas. As that date approaches, there's growing trade speculation involving notable stars such as Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene and Edmonton Oilers right wing Jordan Eberle ...

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  16. The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoff All-Postseason Team

    The 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs reached its climax with the Pittsburgh Penguins downing the Nashville Predators in the Cup Final to win their second straight championship...

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  17. Identifying Potential Destinations for the Top 2017 NHL Free Agents

    The NHL 's unrestricted free agent market opens on July 1. In the coming weeks, speculation will grow over where such notable free agents as Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk and right wing T...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 26,579 reads 0 comments

  18. Teams Most Likely to Trade Up in the 2017 NHL Draft

    The 2017 NHL draft takes place in Chicago on June 23 and 24. As that weekend approaches, several teams, such as the Anaheim Ducks, Colorado Avalanche and New York Rangers, could attempt to move up in the opening round...

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  19. The 10 Most Likely Trade Candidates in the NHL Offseason

    Following the completion of the 2017 Stanley Cup Final, the NHL trade market could get busy. Players who were subject to trade speculation during the regular season, such as Colorado ...

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  20. The Top Storylines to Watch in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final

    The Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators will face off in the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. The Penguins attempting to repeat as champions and the Predators encountering the challenge ...

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  21. Playing Fact or Fiction with the Latest NHL Speculation

    As more teams fall by the wayside in the 2017 NHL playoffs, there's an increase in trade and free-agent speculation...

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  22. The Biggest Breakout Stars of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Stanley Cup playoffs are a showcase for the NHL 's brightest stars. It can also feature breakout efforts for rising stars, such as Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov , and rookies such as Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel ...

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  23. Ranking the Top Stars in the 2017 NHL Conference Finals

    The 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs have reached the conference finals. Several players, such as Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin and Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis , had crucial roles in getting their respective teams to this stage...

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  24. Ranking the Most Disappointing Players in 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Stanley Cup playoffs usually bring out the best in the NHL 's stars. But for some, such as Anaheim Ducks right wing Corey Perry and Calgary Flames goaltender Brian Elliott ...

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  25. Ranking the Biggest Surprises in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The opening round of the 2017 NHL playoffs brought plenty of surprises. Among the notables were the Nashville Predators upsetting the Chicago Blackhawks and the Presidents' Trophy ...

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