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James Reimer Opts for Salary Arbitration

James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs will go to arbitration to determine what the embattled Leafs goalie is worth. Hint: he's getting a raise. In my last article, I discussed the upcoming Club-elected salary...

Ryan O’Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche’s Club-Elected Arbitration

Fans of the Blue and White who have yearned for a bona fide first line centre since the departure of Mats Sundin (for a forgettable half season with the Vancouver Canucks) had their ears...

Qualifying Offers – Quick Notes

Monday afternoon's 5pm qualifying offer deadline has come and gone. A QO is simply a mandatory minimum contract, valued at either the player's previous year's salary or slightly above, which prevents said player from...

Hawks Shopping Ladd Hard – They’re in Trouble

Brian Burke is a pretty smart guy. Months ago, he explained to the fans and media that while the current free agent market is weak, it could get stronger as cap strapped teams are...

Kessel Cuts off Negotiations, Game Tonight

The Boston Globe reports that restricted free agent winger Phil Kessel will no longer be negotiating with the Boston Bruins and will likely now await either a trade or an offer sheet from a...

Updated RFA Draft Choice Compensation Scale

Looks like the numbers have changed a bit from last year. RFA Refresher If teams sign a restricted free agent (RFA), the team holding that player's rights has the opportunity to match that offer.   If the...
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