Notable NHL Rumors From The Past Week

Could the Calgary Flames make some big changes this offseason? Islanders would match an offer sheet for Mathew Barzal. Rangers could face a difficult decision with Anthony DeAngelo.

NHL Free Agents & Trade Candidates – Carolina Hurricanes

The Carolina Hurricanes have made numerous moves over the past year. They have around $72.3 million already committed to 15 players for next season. Their core is locked up.

NHL Free Agents & Trade Candidates – Calgary Flames

The Calgary Flames have 13 players under contract next season at cost of over $64.5 million. They have a good list of free agents and they won’t be able to retain all.

NHL Trade & Free Agent Candidates – Buffalo Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres had another disappointing season, and this offseason will be really important for general manager Jason Botterill. He should have some salary cap space to work with.

NHL Free Agents & Trade Candidates – Boston Bruins

This offseason the Boston Bruins have two notable in UFA Torey Krug and RFA Jake DeBrusk. With $61.5 million committed to 17 players, they have the room to re-sign them.

NHL Free Agents & Trade Candidates – Arizona Coyotes

Things haven’t gone as planned for the Arizona Coyotes this year. Taylor Hall could walk after the season, and they don’t have the salary cap space to work with like they once did.

Offseason NHL Free Agents & Trade Candidates: Anaheim Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks are going through a rebuild, and it will continue this offseason as they look to get younger.

Notable NHL Rumors From The Past Week

The Chicago Blackhawks could be looking to shed salary again this offseason. Fitting in an Alex Pietrangelo extension won’t be easy for the St. Louis Blues. Henrik Lundqvist done in New York?

NHL Unfinished Business: The Salary Cap

If the NHL were to cancel the remainder of the regular season and the playoffs, it could cost hem upwards of $1 billion in hockey related revenue. HRR is directly tied to the salary cap.

NHL Unfinished Business: The Non-Playoffs Clubs

There is some hope within the NHL and NHLPA that they can at least get some playoff hockey in this season. Playoffs could be expanded to include more than the typical 16 teams.

NHL Unfinished Business: The 2019-20 Scoring Race

Taking a look at the Art Ross Trophy and Richard Trophy leaders, and the players who could be runner-ups.

Effect of Lower-Than-Projected NHL Salary Cap Upon Cap-Strapped Clubs

There is a chance that the NHL doesn’t play any more regular season games. This means a big decrease in hockey related revenue and a potential lower salary cap ceiling next season.