NHL Rumors: Colorado Avalanche, Buffalo Sabres, NJ Devils, and 2018 Unsigned Draftees

The Colorado Avalanche could look at moving Nikita Zadorov to fit in Bo Byram. Sam Reinhart will be a top offseason priority of the Buffalo Sabres. List of 2018 unsigned draftees ahead of Monday’s deadline

NHL Rumors: NHL Draft Lottery Date? Colorado Avalanche, NY Rangers, Boston Bruins, and the Anahiem Ducks

NHL draft lottery at the end of June? Avs won’t burn a year of Byram’s entry-level deal. Lundqvist would be good for Shesterkin but… Ducks could use a scoring forward and a defenseman.

Five NHL Teams That Could Benefit By The Proposed 24-team Playoff Format

Yesterday we looked at five teams that could be hurt by the 24-team playoff format, today we look at five teams that will benefit from the format.

NHL Rumors: Montreal Canadiens, Tampa Bay Lightning, Chicago Blackhawks, and the Philadelphia Flyers

It seems unlikely that the Montreal Canadiens would offer sheet Mikhail Sergachev because of the signing and compensation cost. Duncan Keith was close to being a Flyer?

NHL Buyout Candidates – Central Division (Part II)

Compliance buyouts could be a possibility for next season. Looking at some potential NHL buyout candidates from the Winnipeg Jets, Dallas Stars, Colorado Avalanche and St. Louis Blues.

NHL Rumors: The Pittsburgh Penguins Have Some Tough Goaltending Questions This Offseason

Pittsburgh Penguins GM Jim Rutherford said “There are some very, very tough decisions ahead” regarding their restricted free agent goaltenders Matt Murray and Tristan Jarry.

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: There Are Some Teams That Could Take Advantage Of A Flat 2020-21 Salary Cap

The NHL isn’t really interested in reducing the salary cap from $81.5 million. There are some teams that could take advantage of their cap flexibility next season.

NHL Rumors: Arizona Coyotes – Taylor Hall, Almost Untouchable To Good Chance of Leaving, and Potential Cap Casualties

The Arizona Coyotes almost untouchable to a good chance for leaving. Taylor Hall’s camp hasn’t been approached about contract talks.

NHL News: Blue Jackets – Grigorenko and Injured Players … Blues and Scandella

The Columbus Blue Jackets signed Mikhail Grigorenko but the NHL rejects the contract. Salary breakdown and modified-NTC for Marco Scandella.

NHL Rumors: Alexander Romanov, Extending Players, Rollback Salaries, and Central Offseason Questions

Entry-level deal coming for Romanov. Not easy for GM to extend players right now … Could players rollback salaries? Offseason questions for teams in the Central Division

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