NHL and NHLPA meet
Renaud Lavoie: The NHL and NHLPA met yesterday in New York to go over some idea. The NHLPA had made some suggestions earlier this week.
Cap Friendly: The San Jose Sharks and Joe Thornton agreed on a one-year contract worth $2 million. The Sharks are projected to have just under $2.9 million in salary cap space entering the season with 22 roster players – 12 forwards, 8 defense, and 2 goalies.
- Puck Pedia: Thornton’s numbers from last season.
– 16G 51P in 73GP
– 55% 5v5 GF
– 55% Expected GF
– 57% Corsi
– Scored 1.95 P/60
- Puck Pedia: Perlini with the Blackhawks last season after being acquired from the Coyotes.
– 12G 15P in 46GP
– 37% 5v5 GF
– 37% Expected GF
– 45% Corsi
– Scored 1.77 P/60
“I think I should be, but it’s a process of making sure there are no setbacks or any discomfort.”
Andrew Gross: New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck on his recovery from back surgery: “At the start, we’ll just see how it goes. As far as re-injury or having it happen again, probably, from what I understand, I’m at the same risk I was before. Barring any injury, I should be normal.”