This week’s Grab Bag has Bobby Clarke and his mates proving how much better they were at hockey than reading poetry, plus more Steven Stamkos outrage and John Scott’s All-Star training.
Source: NHL — Sean McIndoe's grab bag – John Scott training hard, more Stamkos outrage, awkward poetry
The Islanders-Rangers rivlalry used to be one of the best in the league, and if the current standings hold, they’ll give us the league’s best possible first-round playoff matchup this season.
Source: NHL — Everyone should root for an Islanders-Rangers playoff series
Are Tim Murray and Jim Rutherford eager or conservative? Find out as we’ve ranked GMs in order of willingness to deal, right down to the No. 1 loose cannon.
Source: McIndoe: Ranking GMs most likely to make trades
When free agency began favoring big markets, the league came up with a compensation plan for small markets that was good in theory, except for that gaping loophole the Maple Leafs mastered.
Source: NHL — The UFA compensation rule seemed like a good idea at the time
Trevor Daley wasn’t finding a fit in Chicago, so the Hawks dealt him to Pittsburgh and got salary-cap flexibility in the process. In Tuesday’s Morning 3-on-3, we examine the impact of the deal.
Source: NHL – Morning 3-on-3 — Analyzing the Pittsburgh Penguins-Boston Bruins trade