Five Recent High-Dollar UFA Buys That Paid Off

Artemi Panarin (Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports)I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “let the buyer beware” at some point in your life. Or perhaps that should be “caveat emptor,” since using a ten-dollar word (or phrase) would probably be more appropriate given today’s subject. A lot of the time that

Five Recent UFA Signings Who Helped Win Stanley Cups

Winslow Townson-USA TODAY SportsIf you have been paying any attention to the UFA market over the past several seasons – or even just keeping an eye on this year’s buyout window – you would know a good chunk of UFA signings age like milk left in the July 1

Winners and Losers of the 2021 NHL Draft

Which teams came out looking like geniuses? Which teams missed the mark? Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis break down the winners and losers from the 2021 NHL draft.Which teams came out looking like geniuses? Which teams missed the mark? Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis break down the winners and

UFA Gifts for Last-Minute Shoppers

Nick Wosika-USA TODAY SportsAs someone who grew up a fan of the Cincinnati Bengals, I’m very well aware that the months leading up to a new season can often be the best and most optimistic in the sports calendar. That’s why I’ve taken such pleasure in breaking down the

2021 NHL Draft Profile: Sebastian Cossa

BORN Jan. 19, 2003, Gothenburg, Swe.2020-21 Lulea POS RWHT 5-10 WT 172 SHOOTS RINTERNATIONAL SCOUTING SERVICES No. 12Lysell has pretty much always been a top-end offensive talent as a teenager, putting his goal-scoring stamp on a number of Swedish national teams and local clubs. “He has high skill and

2021 NHL Draft Profile: Sean Behrens

Rena Laverty/USA HockeyBORN March 31, 2003, Barrington, Ill.2020-21 U.S. NTDP POS DHT 5-10 WT 176 SHOOTS LINTERNATIONAL SCOUTING SERVICES No. 48While most of the public’s attention was focused on Luke Hughes, scouts were also falling in love with Behrens, the University of Denver commit who sometimes played on the

2021 NHL Draft Profile: Oskar Olausson

BORN Nov. 10, 2002, Stockholm, Swe.2020-21 HV71 POS LWHT 6-2 WT 181 SHOOTS LINTERNATIONAL SCOUTING SERVICES No. 51On a deep Swedish national team, Olausson didn’t see a lot of action at the world juniors – but it was his first time at the tournament, and it likely won’t

Could the Coyotes Trade Darcy Kuemper?

Stan Szeto-USA TODAY SportsArizona Coyotes general manager Bill Armstrong could have some major changes in store for his club following his first season on the job. Among them could be trading Darcy Kuemper.Last Thursday, Daily Faceoff's Frank Seravalli reported Kuemper is a prime trade candidate after his camp informed

NHL Expansion Draft Lists Revealed

Photo courtesy of the Seattle Kraken The 30 team lists that Seattle can choose from ahead of Wednesday's expansion draft have been officially revealed by the NHL.Among the most notable names included are Montreal Canadiens starting goaltender Carey Price, Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano and St. Louis Blues

Islanders Trade Nick Leddy to Red Wings

Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY SportsWith the expansion draft approaching, trade season is picking up steam. The New York Islanders kicked off their expansion planning on Friday evening with a trade, sending defenceman, Nick Leddy to the Detroit Red Wings in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft