Hawks sign RW Panarin to extension, will still face cap issues

     Something that really makes the NHL different from most professional sports leagues is its salary cap. It prevents teams that have a lot of money (which they all have) from signing a lot of superstars when free agency time rolls around. The way it works is that a team can not have a combinedContinue reading “Hawks sign RW Panarin to extension, will still face cap issues”

Jackets, Wild surge to double digit win streaks

     In sports, teams are always looking to go on a win streak. Eventually, a team in any sports league will break out on a streak, some good, some bad. For example, last year in the NHL, the Florida Panthers and Chicago Blackhawks tied for the longest win streak, with each team winning 12 straight, atContinue reading “Jackets, Wild surge to double digit win streaks”

Clutterbuck signs 5 year extension with Isles, Yotes acquire center Holland in minor trade

   It might not be the offseason yet, but the New York Islanders and GM Garth Snow crossed off a big thing on their to do list this season, and that was to re-sign RW Cal Clutterbuck. Clutterbuck was signed to a 5 year deal, worth $17.5 mil in all, with Clutterbuck earning $3.5 yearly.Continue reading “Clutterbuck signs 5 year extension with Isles, Yotes acquire center Holland in minor trade”

Winter meetings update: Outfielders Desmond, Fowler find new homes

 Every year, the winter meetings are a fun time for us fans. A time to criticize each team by signing that guy, not signing that guy, trading away that guy, trading for that guy, not trading for or not trading away that guy. It\’s a big circle. During the winter meetings, 2 of the manyContinue reading “Winter meetings update: Outfielders Desmond, Fowler find new homes”