Last summer the NHL watched as the Florida Panthers spent wildly to reach the salary-cap floor. This season has lacked similar spending sprees, largely because teams seem convinced the floor will change with the new CBA.
The silence leading up to Monday's NHL trade deadline has been resounding, providing few clues on what, if any, big moves could go down. Craig Custance surveys the landscape and prepares for what figures to be an unpredictable deadline day.
Craig Custance looks at five teams facing tough trade deadline decisions, including the Washington Capitals, who need to decide if they want to be sellers at the deadline in an attempt to shake up their team.
After holding back his star winger from the trading block, Columbus GM Scott Howson is now shopping Rick Nash around the league. Craig Custance lists five likely landing spots for the Jackets' franchise player.
After the summer shopping period has ended, the Detroit Red Wings find themselves with an unusual amount of cap space to acquire new talent in-season. Matt Wuest of CapGeek explores who else remains flexible on the financial front.