The Buffalo Sabres have used their final compliance buyout on Christian Ehrhoff, general manager Tim Murray confirmed to ESPN.com. The defenseman has also declined the waiver process so he'll immediately become a free agent.1
Craig Custance examines each team in the Metropolitan Division as the NHL realigns. Can the Caps keep up after a quiet offseason? And, even after losing Ilya Kovalchuk and David Clarkson, are the Devils actually trending up?
Dale Hunter got the first win under his belt this weekend, but if the Capitals' spiral continues, player changes could be next. If the Caps decide their core is rotten, how would they look on the trade market?