Here’s a rundown of the original content here at PHR over the past seven days.
Our Salary Cap Deep Dive series wrapped up with the final two teams in the Central as Holger examined the Jets and Stars. Winnipeg has plenty of expiring contracts of note to deal with between now and the start of next season which makes them a team to really keep an eye on while Dallas has well over $20MM in expiring contracts which will give them some extra flexibility next summer.
Gavin held his weekly live chat. Topics in this edition included Tom Wilson, Ottawa’s pending unrestricted free agents, Detroit’s decision to have Filip Zadina start in the AHL instead of the NHL, comparing the next two potential first overall picks, and much more.
Our Season Primer continues as I took a look at the Avalanche, Blackhawks, Hurricanes, and Flames, a group of teams that project to either be on the playoff bubble or on the outside looking in at the postseason as things currently stand.
After San Jose landed Michael Grabner, the Kings are up next in our 2006 redraft. Are they better off landing a goaltender they’re quite familiar with or a defenseman? Presently, the vote is extremely tight; click here to make your draft choice for Los Angeles.