6 hrs ago
Debating Derick Brassard's contract - with one's self
Over the weekend, the New York Rangers agreed to a contract extension with arbitration-eligible center Derick Brassard.
15 hrs ago
Wall Street Journal
The Rangers' Free-Agent Success Story
Their new coach, Alain Vigneault, had been on the job for six weeks. Their goaltender, captain, top defenseman and two young centers were all entering the final years of their contracts.
23 hrs ago
Andrew Gross: Winners and losers of the NHL off-season
August is the quietest month in the NHL's 12-month calendar. The July 1 free agent frenzy is long over, the last scheduled arbitration hearings are on Friday and only a handful of veterans who could make an impact this upcoming season remain unsigned.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Howdy, Ranger: Dan Boyle an apparent power play fix
While Dan Boyle was brought in to replace Anton Stralman, his main charge will be helping the Rangers' power play.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Blades of Teal
San Jose Sharks: What does 'rebuild' really mean?
Mar 27, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks left wing James Sheppard and defenseman Matt Irwin and right wing Martin Havlat celebrate with defenseman Dan Boyle after he scored a goal against the Winnipeg Jets during the first period at SAP Center at San Jose.
Alex Stalock has edge over Antti Niemi in net for San Jose Sharks
Antti Niemi is the only San Jose goalie to have established himself as a starter in the NHL, making him the safer choice.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
San Jose Sharks moving on with eye on September
There is rarely much news on the San Jose Sharks in late summer. The photo list sums up news that indicates they have their eyes fixed on the start of training camp, from their inactivity again in the NHL free agency period to the stories posted on the team website and CSN Bay Area leading up to Tuesday, July 22. As usual, examining their meaning ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Is Anyone Having a Better 2013-14 Offseason Than the New York Islanders?
The New York Islanders are having a wonderful offseason - a persuasive case can be made that no team has done more to improve itself this summer via trade and free agency - but it On June 5, general manager Garth Snow made the proactive move of acquiring the rights to unrestricted free-agent defenseman Dan Boyle from the San Jose Sharks for a ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Will the San Jose Sharks Still Be a Force in the Western Conference in 2014-15?
San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson has made no secret about what he plans to do with his hockey team: rebuild.
San Jose Sharks roster ready for tough Pacific Division
The San Jose Sharks probably made their last off-season moves with the signings of Jason Demers and Taylor Doherty Wednesday, July 16. That acknowledgment and the logic of doing a summary of the pictured moments defining the team's summer stated by Examiner.com Thursday was corroborated by a CBS Sports review of the Pacific Division posted the same ... (more)
Top 5 Most Hated Players in the Central Division
There are many hated players in the NHL, mostly due to the fact that it is a physical league.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Sharks bring back Demers with two-year deal
On the heels of his best NHL season, Jason Demers was rewarded with a two-year contract with the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday, General Manager Doug Wilson announced.
Marin Independent Journal
Sharks sign Jason Demers
The Sharks avoided salary arbitration with Jason Demers, signing the defenseman to a two-year contract with an average annual salary of $3.4 million.
Blades of Teal
San Jose Sharks: Niklas Sundstrom returns as European scout
April 20, 2014; San Jose, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks center Joe Pavelski is congratulated by defenseman Dan Boyle , left wing James Sheppard and center Tommy Wingels for scoring a goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the third period in game two of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at SAP Center at San Jose.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Inside Bay Area
Purdy: Sharks' offseason issues include 'ice girls'
Gotta be honest. Of all the Sharks' offseason issues that figured to generate discussion, the "ice girls" decision did not strike me as the No.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Sharks re-sign D Scott Hannan
General manager Doug Wilson announced the move Thursday, saying Hannan will be a good mentor for younger players.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Tommy Wingels eager to commit to San Jose's 'rebuilding' plan
San Jose Sharks centre Tommy Wingels attempts to move the puck past Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter during the first period in game four of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center.
Too Many Men On The Site
NHL News and Links - Quick Shifts: July 8th Edition
Apr 28, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Jose Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle moves the puck defended by Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez during the third period in game six of the first round of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center.
Fear The Fin
Forget all that other crap: Demers
Before the Thornton to Toronto rumo rsa before the "rebuild" and being a "tomorrow team".
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Newest Ranger Dan Boyle wanted to play for Original Six team
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