Because It's The Cap: New York Islanders Offseason Preview

Christian Pagnani
June 05 2017 12:00PM

The New York Islanders have their most important offseason in recent history and it all hangs on what happens with John Tavares. Tavares has one more year left on his team-friendly contract before he can hit free agency for the first time in his career. Getting him extended is paramount. 

The Islanders didn't make the playoffs, but finished 24-12-4 under head coach Doug Weight after he replaced Jack Capuano midseason. Weight is now the full-time head coach and general manager Garth Snow can focus on manoeuvring things around before the expansion draft and resolving the Tavares situation.

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The Nation Notebook: Vegas is Ready, Ilya Kovalchuk, and Evander Kane to L.A.?

Christian Pagnani
June 05 2017 07:00AM

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The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article. 

The Vegas Golden Knights might be making moves as soon as this week. Ilya Kovalchuk is newly connected to teams like San Jose, St. Louis, and Toronto in the latest rumours. Dallas might have one of their former first-round draft picks returning next season. Could Evander Kane be heading towards Los Angeles?

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The Nation Notebook: Dubas Stays, Scott vs PK, and Oshie

Christian Pagnani
May 29 2017 07:00AM

NOTEBOOK

The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article. 

Kyle Dubas is staying in Toronto despite rumours suggesting otherwise. John Scott trashes P.K. Subban. Is T.J. Oshie staying in Washington? And Alex Edler wants to be part of a rebuild in Vancouver.

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The Nation Notebook: Playoff Injuries, McDavid Contract, and Sweden Wins

Christian Pagnani
May 22 2017 07:00AM

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The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don't quite deserve their own article.

The playoffs are losing bodies left and right. Connor McDavid might opt for a five-year contract like other superstars have. Sweden wins the World Championships. Phil Kessel is there for a teammate during a time of need.

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The Nation Notebook: Pittsburgh's defense, Ryan's redemption, and Shattenkirk

Christian Pagnani
May 15 2017 07:00AM

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The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article. 

Pittsburgh might not be able to last with this group of defensemen in the playoffs. Bobby Ryan is scoring! Jean-Gabriel Pageau is a playoff stud. Kevin Shattenkirk wants a bigger role and teams will be lining up to give it to him.

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