2013 NHL Entry Draft – #CBJ first round options

As is tradition here at HashtagCBJ, instead of actually working on my own mock draft I decided to take the work other people did and compile it into one list and call it crowd sourcing! Really, though, I don’t have nearly enough free time to look at all the available prospects and try to decide …

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Vezina Winner Comparables – How big of a raise should Sergei Bobrovsky get?

I was listening to the #CBJ Sunday Morning Skate radio show this past weekend with special guest host, John Davidson, when something he said caught my attention. JD was discussing the ongoing contract negotiations with Bobrovsky’s agent and mentioned that his agent would be flying in for face to face meetings this week. JD mentioned …

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Derek MacKenzie gets new 2 year, $2M deal – a look at the numbers

Late Tuesday night it was revealed that #CBJ 4th line Center, Derek MacKenzie, would be getting a 2 year contract extension worth $2,000,000 ($1M/yr). For some, the decision to extend MacKenzie for that price was a bit controversial. MacKenzie earned $600,000 in each of the previous two seasons and some saw a “66 percent raise” …

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A look at the Derek Dorsett extension from a different statistical view

Before we get into the Derek Dorsett signing, I encourage you to read this post from Puck Daddy’s Harrison Mooney from January 8th of this year: “The fighter-scorer is as rare as the 40-goal scorer, and almost as valuable“. From the article: Last year’s Boston Bruins were the quintessential example of what can happen if …

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