It seems almost ridiculous to even ask why a 45 year old player is unsigned, but I'll ask it. Why is Jaromir Jagr unsigned?
Lets state the obvious. He is without a doubt old. He'll be 45 to start the season. He isn't the quickest player on the ice. He never has been. He won't be winning foot races that often for you.
But he's smart. His hockey IQ is through the roofs. He knows where he has... Read More »
[b]1) The Rangers D-corp will be top in the league for production.[/b]
New York has one of the best group of defenders in the league. A quick look shows: Shattenkirk, McDonagh, DeAngelo, Skeji, Smith, Holden and Staal all vying for playing time. Almost all of those names come with offensive upside. That's a lot of options to help chip in. This was one of the quickest teams on the breakout last y... Read More »
A couple random looks at the Atlantic.
[b]1) Toronto takes first in the Atlantic[/b]
Really in truth why can't they? They were only eight points out last season and no one has gotten significantly better. If anything the other teams ahead of them have regressed. Of those ahead: Boston looks rudderless, Ottawa lost Methot who they looked terrible without last year and Montreal...well Montreal i... Read More »
As per CapFriendly Montreal has just over 8,400,000 in cap space available.
With the apparent departure of Andrei Markov to the KHL it is now clear it will not be used on him.
Montreal is left with the option now of how best to use that space. Following a disappointing playoff exit Bergevin has been fairly active in attempting to address the needs of the team.
This summer saw the addit... Read More »
Imagine you wake up one day feeling a little bit weird. You can't quite put your finger on it but something is definitely wrong. Things just seem... a bit off.
But hey it's a Tuesday and unless it is magically Friday; who cares.
So you go about your day and eventually find yourself opening up your hockey apps to find out the reason you felt so peculiar.
You're in an alternate universe!!... Read More »