Isles, Penguins talking?
*League officials are highly optimistic based on early projections and season ticket renewals that the salary cap will remain in the $56.8 million range or even increase for the 2010-2011 season. There doesn‘t appear to be any concern about the cap decreasing $6-$7 million which was once feared. As we mentioned on October 1st, contact talks with J.P. Barry the agent for Sergei Gonchar have been put on hold until mid-season as both sides will wait to see where the salary cap will be. This is good news for the Penguins and other teams around the league. Biron on the Blackhawks radar? *The issue in Chicago is that they have no one to push goaltender Cristobal Huet who has struggled mightily. Huet has a nightmare contract for an unproven #1 goaltender to begin with but the threat of Antti Niemi playing does nothing. *With Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro close toRead More »