NHL News: Martinook On The Hurricanes No Vote … NHL Sends Return To Play Memo To Teams

Jordan Martinook on the Carolina Hurricanes voting against the 24-team playoff format. The NHL sends a return to play protocol memo to teams.

NHL News: Draft Decision Soon, Best-Of-Seven or Five? Lightning and Hurricanes Voted No To Playoff Format

The draft is still a work in progress. Should the ‘second round’ be a best-of-seven or best-of-five? The Lightning and Hurricanes were the two teams that voted against the playoff format

NHL Rumors: Eastern Conference NHL Trade Candidates

Looking at potential NHL trade candidates from teams in the Eastern Conference.

NHL Rumors: Boston Bruins, and the Vancouver Canucks

Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask not thinking about his next contract yet. The Vancouver Canucks could use some help on the blue line

NHL Buyout Candidates – Metropolitan Division (Part II)

There have been no updates on the possibility of compliance buyouts if the salary cap stays flat or decreases next year, but we continue to look at potential NHL buyout candidates. Part II of the Metropolitan Division.

2020 NHL Draft: News On An Early June Draft Or Not Could Come Today … GMs Comment On The Scouting Process

The NHL board of governors will talk today about the 2020 NHL draft and they are likely to accept the NHL’s proposal. GMs comment on how the scouting process is different this year.

NHL Rumors: San Jose Sharks, Colorado Avalanche, and the Carolina Hurricanes

The Colorado Avalanche won’t have interest in UFAs Taylor Hall and Alex Pietrangelo. Looking at the Carolina Hurricanes pending free agents.

NHL Rumors: Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs, and Questions for the Metro Division

Canadiens and Leafs were interested in Okulov before he signed. Some offseason questions for teams in the Metropolitan division. Free agents and a few potential trade targets.

NHL Rumors: Toronto Maple Leafs, Alexei Melnichuk, and Questions for the Atlantic Division

If the Maple Leafs hadn’t hired Babcock years ago… The four NHL teams in on Melnichuk could include…. Offseason questions for each team in the Atlantic Division

NHL News: Canucks, Avalanche, Senators, Bruins, Hurricanes and Flyers

Avs prospect Rookie of the Year. Sens prospect returning to school. Injury updates for the Carolina Hurricanes, Philadelphia Flyers, and Boston Bruins.

NHL Rumors: Vancouver Canucks, Carolina Hurricanes and the San Jose Sharks

Canucks notes Rathbone, Tryamkin and Boucher. Hurricanes draft pick may be thinking free agency. Sharks GM and Joe Thornton talk every two days

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.