Kukla’s Korner- Hockey :: If the cap goes up, Bolts, Hawks will take the boost

The Hockey News’s Jared Clinton penned a column discussing the teams that would be most impacted by the projected $2.5 million rise in the salary cap’s upper limit for the 2017-18 season: There’s no more telling situation of how a slight rise in the upper limit can benefit cap-strapped teams more than the Lightning. Tampa Bay’s situation has been one to watch and the salary cap going forward has been of some concern for almost the entire campaign. It was hard for the cap issu… [Read entire story]

Rangers 2 Blues 3

The New York Rangers dropped their first game of the season to the St. Louis Blues tonight by the score of 3-2. For a box score, click here. Ah, the ol’ backup goalie to kill the Rangers once again. But seriously, the Rangers left their good luck charms back on the plane. They deserved a …Added by [Read entire story]

NHL Predictions: Sharks vs. Wild 3/5/17

Burns crafting season for the ages San Jose sits atop the Pacific Division with 83 points, five more than the second-place Oilers. But can Brent Burns & Co. take down the class of the Western Conference tonight? [Read entire story]

Four Thoughts 1014

1. Solid win last night by the Rangers at the Garden over the Islanders. Upon reading Melissa’s recap, I hadn’t realized that it’s been nearly two years since the Rangers have beaten the Isles at home, which is almost unbelievable. Regardless, it’s a good jumping off point for a team that didn’t have too many of …Added by: nyrfanViewed: 278 time(s)Tags/Keywords: 2016 articles Added [Read entire story]

NHL Picks: Can Ducks figure it out with Preds in town? 3/7/17

Red-hot Forsberg leads Nashville into Cali Decimated by injuries, Anaheim’s far from a sure bet to qualify for the playoffs. Can surging Nashville make things even tougher on Randy Carlyle’s squad tonight? [Read entire story]

NHL reveals top 100 players of all-time with some surprises

The National Hockey League completed its 100 Greatest Players of All-Time list on Friday night at a gala in Los Angeles, as part of its All-Star Weekend and yearlong centennial celebration.Added by: sam77Viewed: 156 time(s)Tags/Keywords: Duncan_Keith Jonathan_Toews Patrick_Kane and Added On: 2017-01-28 [Read entire story]

Never skimp on a goalie in daily fantasy

When it comes to rostering a goaltender in daily fantasy hockey, there are a handful of approaches you can take. Monty Andrews debunks a growing DFS strategy of saving money on an inexpensive netminder. [Read entire story]

Kukla’s Korner- Hockey :: Enstrom concussed

Pittsburgh Penguins forward Tom Sestito was suspended for 4 games for hitting Tobias Enstrom “in the numbers,” and the Jets updated Enstrom’s status on Friday: UPDATE: @NHLJets head coach Paul Maurice says D Toby Enstrom has a concussion and is out indefinitely after hit from Penguins’ Tom Sestito pic.twitter.com/cgzHU51XAL — SportsCentre (@SportsCentre) March 10, 2017 [Read entire story]

NHL Predictions: Capitals vs. Sharks 3/9/17

Jones aims to keep Ovechkin quiet San Jose has not lost at home in regulation to Washington since the Bill Clinton administration. But are Barry Trotz’s troops positioned to finally put an end to such madness tonight? [Read entire story]

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