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 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: 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?

2020 NHL Draft News: A June Draft Is Out Of Order … Teams Have No Idea What Is Going On With It

Some teams don’t like the draft in June as it’s out of order. Teams have no idea what is going on with regard to this year’s draft.

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 Rumors: Tampa Bay Lightning – Sergachev, and Who Isn’t Going Anywhere To Who Is Gone

No contract talks between the Lightning and Sergachev. Looking at the Lighting from who will definitely be back to who will be in the trade rumor mill to who will be gone.

NHL Rumors: New Jersey Devils, and the New York Rangers

The New Jersey Devils have salary cap space they can use to their advantage this offseason. Rangers prospect Barron still undecided.

NHL Rumors: Boston Bruins, Vancouver Canucks, and the Tampa Bay Lightning

Boston Bruins forward David Krejci on having a year left on his contract. A quick, long-term look at the Vancouver Canucks and Tampa Bay Lightning.

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 Buyout Candidates – Atlantic Division (Part II)

There has been some talk that with next year’s salary cap going to be the same as this year, or possibly less, teams could be given the option of using a compliance buyout. Part II of the potential buyout candidates for the Atlantic Division.

NHL Rumors: New Jersey Devils – Zacha, Schneider, the 2020 Draft, and Some Potential Trade Targets

New Jersey Devils notes on Paval Zacha, Cory Schneider, the 2020 NHL draft, and maybe some potential trade targets