Rory Boylen
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Rory Boylen joined Sportsnet in 2014 and is the NHL and junior hockey editor at Sportsnet.ca. He is also co-host of the Tape to Tape NHL Podcast.
NHL off-season goalie market tiers: Why it's the year of the netminder
Rory Boylen
It's going to be a very weird NHL off-season with the cap staying flat and teams beginning to get ready for next summer's Seattle expansion draft. The goalie market especially figures to be interesting and there's a ton who could be available.
A question for each NHL team heading into busy draft, free agency week
Rory Boylen
25 NHL trade candidates to watch this off-season
Rory Boylen
This off-season will present a very short window between the end of the Stanley Cup and the opening of free agency and there could be a flurry of trade action in that time. Here, then, are 25 trade candidates from around the league who are bound to pop up in rumours.
2020 NHL off-season primer: A small window for big moves?
Rory Boylen
Though two teams are still alive in the Stanley Cup Final, 29 others are on the sidelines preparing for an off-season that will be unlike any other. Some trades have already started to trickle in, but before long the moves will come fast and furious. Here's our primer for an off-season that'll be here before you know it.
Lightning prepared to test built-up resolve again in Game 2 vs. Stars
Rory Boylen
2020 NHL Awards predictions: Draisaitl for Hart, Makar for Calder?
Rory Boylen
The final five NHL Awards -- Calder, Hart, Ted Lindsay, Norris and Vezina -- will be revealed Monday, on Sportsnet, in a half hour show beginning at 6:30 p.m. ET/ 3:30 p.m. PT ahead of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. Here's how we think the results will turn out.
What will the Maple Leafs do next? Exploring three possibilities
Rory Boylen
A couple of weeks after trading Kasperi Kapanen to the Pittsburgh Penguins, we're still awaiting what's next from Toronto GM Kyle Dubas, who is expected to be busy this off-season. Here are three possibilities of what could follow.
The top possession playoff teams since '08 and why Vegas is among the best
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Five teams facing tough off-season decisions with flat NHL salary cap
Rory Boylen
NHL GMs anticipated the salary cap would rise again this off-season, but nothing goes as planned in 2020. So, now that the cap is staying flat for next season, here are five teams that will especially feel the pinch and have to make some hard choices.