Good morning one and all,
It is the offseason and the trades are officially kicking off.
Rangers fans are hoping there's a big-picture plan in place because the whole Keith Yandle story was a disaster from start to finish. [Blueshirt Banter]
The Maple Leafs have traded two picks to the Ducks for Frederik Andersen and proceeded to sign him to a 5-year extension. The AAV of the extension is estimated to be in the $5-5.5M range. That's, um, kind of a lot. [IGM]
Well, there goes that destination for Marc-Andre Fleury. Enter Calgary, a team that's "a good goalie away from being a playoff team". [Today's Slapshot]
Mario Lemieux is in Halifax to receive the Order of Hockey in Canada's Class of 2016. He talked about a certain local guy and expressed much pride about the evolution of a complete hockey player. [Metro News Halifax]