'The NHL and its Player's Association have agreed to drop the moratorium against teams signing their own unrestricted free agents after June 15th. The two sides have agreed to let clubs talk to their unrestricted guys right up until July 1st when free agency begins.'
Archives for June 7, 2006
‘It will come down to money. McKee is hailed as the heart of the team and led the league in blocked shots after reinventing himself for the post-lockout NHL. Losing McKee would be a blow to the locker room and to the product on the ice. But how much is a McKee worth? How much can you pay for a defenseman who scored 16 points and had a plus-minus of 0? What do you offer a player who missed 80 games with injuries from 2002 to 2004? Can you put a price on heart, leadership, loyalty and dedication?’