The restrictive rookie pay scale means that sometimes mega-talents are employed at a huge bargain during their first contract. If a player proves skillful and adaptive enough to succeed in the NHL in his formative years, two options emerge when he reaches the second contract: big money with term, or a bridge contract – a … Read the whole thing.
August 15, 2014 by Sam Hitchcock
The offseason always hits a lull in August. The excitement of free agency and the NHL Draft are over, and teams are putting in pen and pencil who they envision on their projected rosters in the upcoming season. Which means it is time to look at the landscape and see how the Eastern Conference snow … Read the whole thing.