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Top Goalies Finally Sign

After the Chicago Blackhawks decided to walk away from a $2.75M contract Stanley Cup winning goaltender, Antti Niemi, he became an UFA.  Niemi decided his immediate future yesterday by signing a 1 year, $2M contract with the San Jose Sharks.  … Continue reading

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Kovalchuk Deal Done!

Finally! The Devils and Kovalchuk have reached another deal.  They got the deal done last night and submitted it to the NHL today.  The league will take up to 24 hours to review it and should be made official tomorrow.  … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Rumors

Lots of Rumors Today.. Since Kaberle remained in Toronto, Willie Mitchell is the next option (and a possible reason why Kaberle wasn’t traded.  The Canucks, Capitals, and Kings all want Mitchell. Canucks might move Bieksa to San Jose or Montreal … Continue reading

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Will Kariya Follow Selanne’s Footsteps?

A day after Teemu Selanne resigned with the Ducks for another year, one question remains.  Will Paul Kariya rejoin his former teammate that helped make it all the way to the 2003 Stanley Cup Final?  The chances are really good … Continue reading

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Niemi’s Future

Just a day after an arbitrator awarded Antti Niemi $2.75M per year, the Blackhawks decided that price was too high and then signed free agent goaltender Marty Turco to a 1 year, $1.5M contract.  It won’t be Chicago but where … Continue reading

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Niemi’s Arbitration Huge for Chicago’s Future

All this week, arbitration hearings are scheduled.  Some big names are Wheeler, Ladd, Fleischman, & Fraser.  But, without a doubt, the biggest name is the latest Stanley Cup winning goaltender Antti Niemi.  With the Blackhawks weak financial situation, Niemi could … Continue reading

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Rumors (7/24/10)

Not much going on in the hockey world today. Montreal’s goalie situation is a little puzzling.  Earlier this month, they traded playoff hero Jaroslav Halak to the Blues so Carey Price could be the official starter.  We would think signing … Continue reading

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