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Captials sign defenseman Schmidt to two-year contract

Defenseman Nate Schmidt has signed a $1.6 million, two-year contract to stay with the Washington Capitals.

The team announced the deal Wednesday. Schmidt, who was a pending restricted free agent, will make $750,000 during the 2015-16 season and $875,000 in 2016-17… 34 more words



In previous posts, I evaluated first year draft eligible CHL forwards by comparing them statistically against comparable forwards in prior draft years. Typically, most people simply compare just points-per-game but that discounts the fact that different players score a different percentage of their points on the power play versus at even strength. 1,866 more words

Poll: Who Was Your Favorite Defenseman on the Panthers This Season?

This year saw a total transformation of the Panthers’ defensive pairings. There was a strong balance between the veterans and the young guns, which made the team’s defensive front stronger than it has been in years. 46 more words


Former Penguin Hal Gill Announces Retirement

PITTSBURGH (93-7 The FAN) – After 16 season, 1,108 career games and a Stanley Cup with the Penguins back in 2009, defenseman Hal Gill has announced his retirement from the NHL. 141 more words


Wild Youngster Matt Dumba Could Be Difference-Maker In Playoffs

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Wild feel this is their best team in franchise history — they have a combination of veterans from Mikko Koivu to Zach Parise. 332 more words

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