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  1. Montreal fans will have Scott Gomez to kick around no matter what

    Dec 6, 2011, 11:39 AM EST

    Scott Gomez

    Scott Gomez will not be dumped in the AHL to save on his enormous contract.

  2. Scott Gomez will miss at least a week with injury

    Oct 22, 2011, 4:27 PM EST

    Montreal Canadiens v Boston Bruins - Game Two

    Scott Gomez is expected to miss at least a week with what might be a shoulder injury. Meanwhile, Clarke MacArthur will return for the Maple Leafs.

  3. Blair Betts’ return to Philly affects more than their salary cap situation

    Oct 9, 2011, 10:05 PM EST

    Blair Betts

    Blair Betts being returned to Philadelphia has more than a few side effects for the Flyers they’ll have to square away.

  4. Rangers waiving Sean Avery could screw up Dallas’ salary cap situation

    Oct 4, 2011, 11:14 PM EST

    Sean Avery

    The Rangers choice to waive Sean Avery could very well help screw up the Dallas Stars’ salary cap situation. How? The Stars might be off the hook in a special way if Avery is demoted.

  5. Shaone Morrisonn eager to prove he can stay in Buffalo lineup

    Sep 9, 2011, 5:52 PM EST

    Shaone Morrisonn

    Shaone Morrisonn is going to have to prove he belongs in the Sabres lineup this year for more than a few reasons.

  6. Ales Kotalik hopes to learn from struggles as he reunites with Sabres

    Aug 27, 2011, 12:19 PM EST

    Mike Fisher, Ales Kotalik

    Ales Kotalik is glad to be back in Buffalo … if he can stay there, that is.

  7. Price of victory: Bruins face $1.13 million cap penalty for bonus overages

    Jul 30, 2011, 10:58 AM EST

    Peter Chiarelli

    For the second straight year, the Bruins have a reduced salary cap thanks to bonus overages. At least this time they can drown their sorrows in the Stanley Cup.

  8. Buffalo avoids arbitration, signs Andrej Sekera to four-year, $11 million; Salary cap crunch awaits

    Jul 19, 2011, 6:00 PM EST

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    Andrej Sekera

    Andrej Sekera is avoiding arbitration in Buffalo and getting a nice four-year, $11 million deal to do so. Now the Sabres have some salary cap questions to answer.

  9. Chicago’s Brian Campbell agrees to waive no-trade clause to go to Florida in salary-related deal

    Jun 24, 2011, 11:31 PM EST

    Brian Campbell

    If reports are to be believed, Brian Campbell is headed to Florida to help buoy their defense and give their payroll a juicy boost.

  10. Brent Seabrook and Chicago officially agree to five year extension; Back to salary cap hell?

    Feb 27, 2011, 3:13 PM EST

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    Chicago makes a big commitment to defenseman Brent Seabrook for five more years, but are the Blackhawks looking at big salary problems again in the near future?

  11. Report: Sami Salo probably won’t return until February

    Dec 22, 2010, 9:00 PM EST

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    bieksaandsalo

    The Canucks won’t have to make any tough decisions until around February as the team moved Sami Salo’s return date back about a month or so.

  12. Brian Rolston clears waivers, will play for Devils tonight

    Dec 15, 2010, 2:40 PM EST

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    Brian Rolston cleared waivers to the surprise of just about no one today, so he’ll suit up for the New Jersey Devils. We discuss “what’s next?” after the jump.

  13. Welcome to salary cap hell, Philadelphia: Flyers take Leighton off LTIR, put Laperriere on LTIR

    Dec 13, 2010, 8:45 PM EST

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    Tim Brent, Darroll Powe

    The Flyers are in the unenviable position of literally not being able to afford injuries to anyone on their current roster.

  14. Marco Sturm traded to Los Angeles for future considerations

    Dec 11, 2010, 7:27 PM EST

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    The long awaited deal sending Marco Sturm to Los Angeles has finally happened.

  15. NHL approves Flyers’ request to extend Michael Leighton’s rehab stint; team plans on going with three goalies soon

    Dec 6, 2010, 7:52 PM EST

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    The Philadelphia Flyers will be able to avoid having three goalies at the NHL level for one more week, as the NHL approved the team’s request to extend Michael Leighton’s rehab stint. The fact of the matter is that the team is expected to roll with Leighton, Brian Boucher and Sergei Bobrovsky in net going forward, though.

  16. Bruins salary cap arrangements begin; trade defenseman Matt Hunwick to Colorado

    Nov 29, 2010, 7:35 PM EST

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    Boston Bruins v Ottawa Senators

    With the Bruins needing to make salary cap space for the comebacks of Marc Savard and Marco Sturm, the first domino to fall came tonight with Matt Hunwick on his way to Colorado.

  17. Marc Savard is cleared for contact, no timetable for his return

    Nov 23, 2010, 4:33 PM EST

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    Marc Savard

    Good news for the Bruins today as Marc Savard has been cleared for contact.

  18. Bruins star Marc Savard showing improvement

    Oct 29, 2010, 2:21 PM EST

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    Injured Bruins star Marc Savard is showing improvement during skating drills in Boston. Things are looking up for the already hot Bruins.

  19. Marco Sturm and Marc Savard hit the ice for first time today, salary cap problems await

    Oct 26, 2010, 1:16 PM EST

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    Peter Chiarelli

    The Bruins’ season is off to a great start and the upside for them now is that they’ll be getting key reinforcements back. They’re 4-2-0 to start the season and things are clicking pretty well without offensive studs Marc Savard and Marco Sturm. The good news for them today is that both Savard and Sturm…

  20. Devils suit up just 15 skaters against Pittsburgh this afternoon

    Oct 11, 2010, 4:08 PM EST

    Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond, Trevor Gillies

    You had to know that when it was known that the Devils wouldn’t be able to afford any injuries early in the season thanks to their salary cap constraints that the hockey gods would find a way to make things interesting. It turns out that day is today as the Devils will be skating just…

  21. Chris Drury could return to Rangers lineup by Friday

    Oct 11, 2010, 3:17 PM EST

    Chris Drury

    The Rangers have gotten off to a good start just a game into their season, but they could be getting their captain Chris Drury back by the end of the week. Larry Brooks of the New York Post got word from Rangers coach John Tortorella that Drury could very well rejoin the team by Friday.…

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