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NHL OFFSEASON

Top under-the-radar signings of the NHL offseason

The big deals have been discussed at length. Here are some less-heralded moves that will yield big dividends this season and beyond.

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The best NHL free agents still seeking new contracts

There are significant names still available, including some who could be game-changers for the right team.

Seven potential destinations for Nazem Kadri

The Stanley Cup-winning center is easily the most impactful player without a deal for 2022-23. Here's the latest on what we're hearing.

GRADING THE TRADES

Trade grades: Why the Flames aced the Tkachuk-Huberdeau swap

A trade of 100-point scorers is a rarity in the NHL. We assess the deal for both teams.

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In adding Pacioretty, Canes take advantage of Knights' cap woes

Vegas' salary cap mismanagement bit the Golden Knights again, giving Carolina the chance to cash in.

Hurricanes get high marks for adding Burns

The Hurricanes needed defensive help and got it by adding Burns at a reasonable cost. How did the Sharks make out in the deal?

NHL FREE AGENCY

Who won the NHL offseason? Grading all 32 teams on free agency, trades, the draft

From our lone A-plus to the two D-minuses and everyone in between, we appraise how well each GM set his team up for success in 2022-23.

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NHL teams with holes remaining after the first wave of free agency

Clubs such as the Panthers, Islanders and Golden Knights have more work to do before the start of the 2022-23 season.

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Playoff beards: Hockey's wackiest tradition

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  • Playoff beards: Hockey's wackiest tradition

    A staple since the early 1980s, we look at the best beards in 2022, the next generation of bushy beauties and the greatest facial forests in postseason history