Category Archives: Eriksson

Analysis of Notable 2016 NHL Free-Agent Signings

My take on the notable free-agent signings of the opening day of the NHL’s 2016 free-agent market.  Tampa Bay Lightning re-sign defenseman Victor Hedman to an eight-year, $63 million contract. Hedman’s new deal kicks in for 2017-18, with an annual average cap hit of $7.875 million. He probably would’ve received $9 million annually had he […]

NHL Rumor Mill – July 1, 2016

The NHL’s unrestricted free agent market opens today. Check out all the latest speculation over which teams are interested in which players and more.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: Today’s rumor links are presented largely without comment. I’ll keep a running tally of the notable free-agent signings and trades in my News section,with a roundup of the top […]

NHL Rumor Mill – June 27, 2016

Latest on Stamkos Okposo, Eriksson, Shattenkirk and more in your NHL rumor mill.  Stamkos tops list of this summer’s NHL UFAs. USA TODAY: Steven Stamkos, Milan Lucic, Loui Eriksson, David Backes and Kyle Okposo top Kevin Allen’s ranking of this summer’s top NHL UFAs. Andrew Ladd, Mikkel Boedker, Troy Brouwer, Jason Demers and Frans Nielsen […]

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – June 26, 2016

The latest on Steven Stamkos, Milan Lucic, Loui Eriksson, Kevin Shattenkirk & more in your post-NHL draft rumor roundup.  Post-NHL Draft rumors and speculation.  OTTAWA SUN: Bruce Garrioch reports it seems all but certain Steven Stamkos has played his final game with the Tampa Bay Lightning. While there’s talk the Lightning are offering an eight-year […]

NHL Rumor Mill – June 18, 2016

Latest on Milan Lucic, Dmitry Kulikov, Justin Faulk, Mikkel Boedker, Rasmus Ristolainen and many more in today’s NHL Rumor Mill.  More on Lucic, plus updates on Kulikov, Faulk and the Avalanche. TSN 1040 (via TODAY’S SLAPSHOT): Bob McKenzie wonders if contract term is the sticking point in negotiations between the Los Angeles Kings and pending […]

NHL Rumor Mill – June 18, 2016

Latest on Milan Lucic, Dmitry Kulikov, Justin Faulk, Mikkel Boedker, Rasmus Ristolainen and many more in today’s NHL Rumor Mill.  More on Lucic, plus updates on Kulikov, Faulk and the Avalanche. TSN 1040 (via TODAY’S SLAPSHOT): Bob McKenzie wonders if contract term is the sticking point in negotiations between the Los Angeles Kings and pending […]

Sunday NHL Rumor Roundup – June 12, 2016

Latest on Scott Hartnell, Tyson Barrie, Kevin Shattenkirk, Dustin Brown and many more in your Sunday NHL rumor roundup.  Updates on Hartnell, Eriksson, Barrie, Hanzal and Brown SPORTSNET: Elliotte Friedman reports Columbus Blue Jackets left wing Scott Hartnell has agreed to waive his no-movement clause for a decent-sized list of team. The Jackets tried unsuccessfully […]

NHL Rumor Mill – June 3, 2016

List of this summer’s top trade candidates & unrestricted free agents in your NHL rumor mill.  Summer of 2016’s top NHL trade candidates. TSN: Frank Seravalli lists this summer’s top-20 NHL trade candidates: 1. Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Edmonton Oilers, 2. Tyson Barrie, Colorado Avalanche, 3. Kevin Shattenkirk, St. Louis Blues, 4. Edmonton Oilers’ fourth-overall pick in […]