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Bruins’ 2022 Offseason Trade Targets: San Jose Sharks

After losing in the first round to the Carolina Hurricanes, it’s clear that the Boston Bruins need to make some changes to their roster. When looking at potential trading partners around the league, the San Jose Sharks stand out significantly. In my opinion, there are three players on their current roster who the Bruins should consider targeting. Let’s now dive into why this is the case.
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Report: Blackhawks Express Interest in Head Coach Candidate Barry Trotz

Early last week, when we first learned the New York Islanders were parting ways with head coach Barry Trotz, I was pretty clear in my stance: even if the likelihood of getting him to join a rebuilding Blackhawks team was slim, the Blackhawks should at least reach out to express interest.
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Blackhawks News & Rumors: Kane, Strome, DeBrincat & the Dad Line

Hello Chicago Blackhawks fans and welcome to the offseason! The second round of the NHL playoffs is underway, and so far the postseason has NOT disappointed. Sure, it would be fun if the Blackhawks were still playing, but at least our anxiety levels are getting a break. I know, we’d all probably love to have some of that pacing and nail-biting and screaming at the TV right now; but such is life.

Why Blackhawks Need to Be ‘Very Smart' About How They Utilize Cap Space

Why Hawks need to be 'very smart' about utilizing cap space originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago. For the last three seasons, the NHL's upper limit of the salary cap has stayed at $81.5 million because of the financial ramifications stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. Next season, the ceiling will increase for the first time since 2019 but only by $1 million.
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Bruins’ 2022 Offseason Trade Targets: Vancouver Canucks

The Vancouver Canucks are a team to watch this summer. It has been established that they are looking to clear up some cap space. The Boston Bruins should take advantage of this, as the Canucks have multiple players who would be excellent additions to their lineup. Let’s now take a gander at three of them who stand out the most.

Seeler Inks Two-Year Deal to Stay With Flyers

Soon after signing a highly touted defensive prospect, the Flyers have kept a valuable depth piece. Nick Seeler, a 28 year old blue liner, will be staying in Philadelphia for the next two years, signing a deal that will earn him $775,000. Seeler was signed this past offseason. He was...

Blackhawks’ Division Rivals Also Have Big Free Agent Questions Ahead

We’ve spoken a lot about the decisions general manager Kyle Davidson will have to make about the Blackhawks’ UFAs and RFAs on his payroll this summer. There are some players who are equally intriguing and important moving forward for the franchise, and how Davidson deals with their free agencies will be an indication of how he views their role in the rebuild.
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Morning Bag Skate: 5-20-22

This is your daily thread to talk about the latest hockey news. Why did Dominik Kubalik continue to struggle? (SCH) Musings on Madison, Episode 90 — Blackhawks Defensemen and Playoff Discussion (SCH) Blackhawks Prospect Report: Rockford IceHogs Defensemen, Goalies (SCH) Blackhawks Prospect Report: Rockford IceHogs Forwards (SCH) Jeff Greenberg...

The Dad Line is Possible, Playoff Drama, and Other Blackhawks Bullets

Another day of Blackhawks-less playoff hockey provided all of the beautiful drama a fan with no horse the race could want. An overtime thriller, a massive comeback that came up short in a heated rivalry. What a time to be alive!. The news for the Hawks wasn’t on the ice,...