Around the league (signings, RFAs injuries)

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SKYO wrote:Yes upon further review I don't want Ruff, too senior experienced at this point.

My sense is that's what Benning and Linden think too. We are not ready to compete at a contender level, still need to work the kids.

Maybe Gallant.
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Hitchcock to Dallas. Presser Thursday to introduce him.

Florida seeks permission from the Canucks to talk to Green. No word yet if it will be granted.

Stevens maybe on the outs in LA

Crow on Florida's list too but they can't speak to him until Ottawa done.
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LoL the Sabres and Bills owner has no patience, cleared house firing coach Bylsma, GM Murray after 4 years in rebuild.

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/peng ... 1704200162

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Great day to be a flames fan. :D

The NHL linesman injured after being hit by a Calgary Flames player has filed a $10.25-million lawsuit against the hockey team and the player he says is responsible for his concussion, among other injuries.

http://globalnews.ca/news/3393534/10-25 ... -linesman/
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SKYO wrote:LoL the Sabres and Bills owner has no patience, cleared house firing coach Bylsma, GM Murray after 4 years in rebuild.

http://www.post-gazette.com/sports/peng ... 1704200162

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Cornuck wrote:The NHL linesman injured after being hit by a Calgary Flames player has filed a $10.25-million lawsuit against the hockey team and the player he says is responsible for his concussion, among other injuries.

http://globalnews.ca/news/3393534/10-25 ... -linesman/
If Wideman's excuse is he didn't know what he was doing because he was concussed, and Calgary was warned about it (which is the rumor), then that lawsuit is going to be really interesting.
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Cornuck wrote:Great day to be a flames fan. :D

The NHL linesman injured after being hit by a Calgary Flames player has filed a $10.25-million lawsuit against the hockey team and the player he says is responsible for his concussion, among other injuries.

http://globalnews.ca/news/3393534/10-25 ... -linesman/
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That $10M should count against the cap!

It's the only way those truculent cheaters will learn.

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Aaronp18 wrote:That $10M should count against the cap!

It's the only way those truculent cheaters will learn.

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I agree . Even out the playing field. Vancouver has Sutter and Eriksson counting 10+ million against the cap
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Kovalchuk Wants to return to the NHL. But there are snags. He is on the Voluntary Retirement List (VRL). NJD hold his NHL rights. So, if he comes back:

1) If he signs with NJD he then needs to clear waivers.

2) NJD can't trade his rights. They can do a sign and trade.

3) He can sign with another team but then all other 30 teams need to approve of the contract, this due to the VRL.

His easiest route back maybe to just sign with NJD but unless it's a crazy contract I can't see him clearing waivers. The NHL doesn't make it easy for players on VRL, who have been playing in another league, to come back and write their own ticket. Will be interesting to see how this plays out.
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Hockey Widow wrote:Kovalchuk Wants to return to the NHL. But there are snags. He is on the Voluntary Retirement List (VRL). NJD hold his NHL rights. So, if he comes back:

His easiest route back maybe to just sign with NJD but unless it's a crazy contract I can't see him clearing waivers.
He's already signed one crazy contract with them. :D They can just put that one back in place and he's good for another 10 years!
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BurningBeard wrote:
Cornuck wrote:The NHL linesman injured after being hit by a Calgary Flames player has filed a $10.25-million lawsuit against the hockey team and the player he says is responsible for his concussion, among other injuries.

http://globalnews.ca/news/3393534/10-25 ... -linesman/
If Wideman's excuse is he didn't know what he was doing because he was concussed, and Calgary was warned about it (which is the rumor), then that lawsuit is going to be really interesting.
He almost killed him.

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Kucherov pissed about the coaches linemates he paired him with after Stamkos injured and saying players played like shit after they got paid, probably Killorn. lol

http://www.rawcharge.com/2017/4/26/1543 ... an-killorn
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Darling signs in Carolina. 4 years, $16.6M.

Cue Dude rant about Benning getting a great deal....
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Darling Scott essentially goes from NHL minimum wage to $4.15M x 4! :shock:

What is it with Hurricanes + goaltenders?

28-yr-old career backup... looks like they didn't learn anything from the Lack fiasco.

Now Darling may turn out to be a decent #1... but did they have to pay $16.6M to find out?
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