NHL News: Hobey Baker, KHL, Sharks and Canucks Injury Notes, and Player Signings

Updates on injured Sharks Logan Couture, Erik Karlsson and Tomas Hertl, and Canucks Micheal Ferland. Player signings from yesterday

NHL Rumors: Blue Jackets RFA Goalies, A Crowded Market and Teams That Could Be Looking For A Goalie

The Columbus Blue Jackets have pending free agent goaltenders in Joonas Korpisalo and Elvis Merzlikins. It is going to be a crowded goalie market this offseason.

NHL Free Agents & Trade Candidates – Chicago Blackhawks

The Chicago Blackhawks star core players aren’t getting any younger. They have a nice mix of youngsters coming up, but they may have limited funds to work with this offseason.

NHL Rumors: Alexander Barabanov, Ian Mitchell and the Chicago Blackhawks

At least 20 teams showed interest in Alexander Barabanov. The Chicago Blackhawks and Ian Mitchell looking at their options.

NHL Rumors: Compliance Buyout Candidates

There has been some speculation that the NHL could consider teams being allowed to use a compliance buyout heading into next season. A look at some potential candidates.

NHL Rumors: Chicago Blackhawks – Limited Cap Space, Buyout Candidates, and Kubalik Comparables

The Chicago Blackhawks won’t have a lot of salary cap space to work with again this offseason. Comparables for Blackhawks restricted free agent Dominik Kubalik.

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 Rumors: Flyers, Bruins, Golden Knights, and Compliance Buyout Candidates

Brian Burke said that he’s heard that compliance buyouts could become an option again, some potential candidates.

NHL Rumors: Joe Thornton, Mathew Barzal, and the Chicago Blackhawks

Thornton isn’t finished with hockey yet. Islanders plan on extending Barzal before he could receive an offer sheet. Blackhawks top management/coach will be back next year.

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.

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.

What Are Stan Bowman’s NHL Off-Season Plans for the Chicago Blackhawks

There could be some more changes in store for Blackhawks this offseason. The blue line needs work and they have some goalie decisions to make.