Five NHL Teams Hurt by the Proposed 24-team Playoff Format

The NHLPA executive board approved the new format and we’re awaiting the NHL’s official announcement. Taking a look at five teams that would somewhat be hurt by the proposed 24-team playoff format.

NHL Buyout Candidates – Central Division (Part I)

Compliance buyouts could be a possibility for next season. Looking at some potential NHL buyout candidates from the Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild, and Nashville Predators.

NHL Rumors: Western Conference NHL Trade Candidates

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

NHL Rumors: Available Coaches, Potential Coaching Vacancies, and Puljujarvi’s Trade Value Increased?

Available coaches and potential coaching vacancies. If the 2020 NHL draft is held in June, does the trade value of Jesse Puljujarvi increase? Canadiens?

NHL Rumors and Notes: Steven Stamkos, and Potential Landing Spots For Dustin Byfuglien

If/when the season resumes, Lightning forward Steven Stamkos will be ready to return. Three potential landing spots for Dustin Byfuglien next year.

NHL Rumors: A Buyers Market This Offseason For Teams Looking For A Goaltenders

With the list of pending 2020 NHL unrestricted free agent goaltenders this offseason, a couple of goalies on the trade market, it could be a buyers market for teams looking for a goalie.

NHL Rumors: LA Kings, New Jersey Devils, Dustin Byfuglien, and Alex Ovechkin

Kings will be looking for a Dman. Devils interview Gerard Gallant. Dustin Byfuglien’s status for next season not known. Alex Ovechkin on his future.

NHL Free Agents & Trade Candidates – Minnesota Wild

The Minnesota Wild have 17 players under contract next season at a $65.2 million salary cap hit. Main pending UFAs include Mikko Koivu and Alex Galchenyuk. Matt Dumba and Jonas Brodin could be among the trade candidates this upcoming offseason.

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: Minnesota Wild, New York Rangers, and Could Several Teams Be In Jeopardy?

Kaprizov hiring a new agent as he looks towards the NHL. Lundqvist – backup, trade or buy out? Several NHL teams could be in jeopardy if the shutdown hits next season.

Grading the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline — Central Division Sellers

A look back at some teams in the Central Division who were sellers at the trade deadline, and grading those moves.

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.