5 things: What is Jonathan Huberdeau worth?

Ryan Lambert
September 17 2015 08:00AM

There's under a month left until the NHL season starts and a handful of good, young RFAs are still without contracts — including Jonathan Huberdeau of the Florida Panthers. What's going on here, and what's he going to sign for? 

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Eyes on the Dollar Preseason Edition: Columbus Blue Jackets

Cam Lewis
September 14 2015 09:00AM

This is a 30 part series analyzing the short and long term cap situations of each team in the NHL as we head into the 2015-16 season. The stats and information that I use in these articles is courtesy of Hockey Reference, War on Ice, and NHLNumbers.

The Columbus Blue Jackets are one of those teams who appear to be on the brink of breaking out and becoming a legitimate playoff contender for the first time in their franchise's history. Unfortunately, thanks to a handful of pretty bad contracts, they're also on the cusp of being one of those teams stuck in cap hell. What can we expect from the Jackets this year? And what are they going to do about Ryan Murray, Boone Jenner, and Ryan Johansen, who all need new contracts in the next coupe of years? 

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Professor Fancystats Presents: WOWY

jeanshorts
September 11 2015 12:30PM


The rookie tournaments are here! HOCKEY IS BACK! And what better way to get you prepared for the upcoming season than another lesson from our old friend Professor Fancystats! Today we're going to learn about WOWY, and how it helps with player evaluation and determining line combinations! With this basic knowledge of statistics you'll now be able to argue with everyone at the bar whenever someone brings the topic up! Go forth Nation, and spread your knowledge and act like the smartest man in the room! 

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The Roundup

Nation World HQ
September 11 2015 06:45AM

RoundUp

The Leafs should not entertain a trade for Stamkos, Lucic to Canucks next summer begins, McDavid chooses his roommate in Edmonton, Sam Bennett to play the middle in Calgary, Penticton rookie tournament rosters announced, fantasy hockey previews, a great scrap between stars and more in this week's Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen.

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Eyes on the Dollar Preseason Edition: Colorado Avalanche

Cam Lewis
September 10 2015 03:58PM

This is a 30 part series analyzing the short and long term cap situations of each team in the NHL as we head into the 2015-16 season. The stats and information that I use in these articles is courtesy of Hockey Reference, War on Ice, and NHLNumbers. 

After what pretty much everybody viewed as a massive overachievement in 2013-14, the Avs fell back down to earth last season, finishing dead last in the loaded Central Division. They had a busy offseason, dealing Ryan O'Reilly to the Sabres, and signing Francois Beauchemin, Carl Soderberg, and Blake Comeau, and they're going to have another busy offseason next summer as Erik Johnson is set to become a UFA, and Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Barrie will also be in need of new contracts. 

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