Dallas Stars Building Momentum with Off-season Moves

The Dallas Stars have put together a strong offseason and the first day of free agency gave them plenty of opportunities to build the franchise. General manager Jim Nill inked centre Martin Hanzal to a three-year deal worth $14.25 million and signed free agent winger Tyler Pitlick to a three-year deal worth $3 million. TheContinue reading “Dallas Stars Building Momentum with Off-season Moves”

Big Name Centres Populate Available UFAs

The NHL Expansion Draft and 2017 NHL Entry Draft are in the books, which means attention shifts to July 1 and the impending free agent frenzy. There are some compelling names expected to be in the works when the fur starts to fly, including a number of valuable centres. Joe Thornton is one of theContinue reading “Big Name Centres Populate Available UFAs”

Coyotes Trade Martin Hanzal to Minnesota

The Arizona Coyotes have traded Martin Hanzal, Ryan White and a fourth round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft to the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a first round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, a second round pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft, a conditional pick for the 2019 NHL EntryContinue reading “Coyotes Trade Martin Hanzal to Minnesota”

2016-2017 Season Preview: Arizona Coyotes

In their 37th NHL season, the Arizona Coyotes finished with a 35-39-8 record. That pinned them at fourth in the Pacific Division, 20 points behind the third-place San Jose Sharks and one point ahead of the stumbling Calgary Flames. The Coyotes scored 209 goals and allowed 245 goals, making them one of the most porousContinue reading “2016-2017 Season Preview: Arizona Coyotes”