Luke Fox's favourite co-op placement was following the 1999 Dallas Stars. He has been writing hockey stories for Sportsnet for more than five years. In a previous life, he wrote a book about rap music. He ran home early from his first sleepover because they didn't watch Hockey Night in Canada at his friend’s house.
Examining the NHL’s top 14 buyout candidates of 2020
With the 2020-21 salary cap flattening in response to COVID-19, anchor contracts will weigh even heavier on the spreadsheets of spend-happy GMs. Here's a breakdown of 14 players who might be considered for a buyout, and the pros and cons of pulling the trigger on arguably the most uncomfortable tool at a GM’s disposal.
Why Joe Pavelski chose Dallas over Tampa Bay for his Stanley Cup shot
After narrowing his free-agency choices to two teams last summer, Joe Pavelski chose to sign with the Stars over the Lightning. Starting tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET on Sportsnet and SN NOW, we’ll find out whether Pavelski made the correct call.
Quick Shifts: Why stunning Eric Staal trade is a clear win for Sabres
Eric Staal was not ready to be traded... yet, and he could be moved again | Lightning, Stars both double-down on buyouts, and reap the rewards | Peter DeBroer drops the Quote of the Week | Bet on Vegas's first captain + 8 more NHL goodies.
Islanders show off strength in depth to brush aside Flyers in Game 7
The New York Islanders were simply deeper and more consistent in Game 7 of their second-round series against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, refusing to let a third opportunity to punch their ticket to Eastern Conference Final go to waste.