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James O’Brien

Shesterkin, Demko, Saros, Sorokin, and even Vasilevskiy give their teams rare opportunities -- on paper, at least.
Burns helps them add to previous strengths, while Pacioretty addresses a long-standing need.
Notice that Matthews, Marner, Nylander, and most others aren’t under contract for long.
Montreal gets younger, but doesn’t emphasize picks most of all.
Perhaps there’s some room for the Penguins to get more out of Ty Smith?
Can they enjoy the best of both worlds this time around?
Will they regret these investments (and future ones), or is this money well-spent?
Is the rebuild over? Detroit is spending as if it is.
Also, other interesting goalie moves, including the Maple Leafs signing Samsonov.
Four different ways to possibly address what is not an ideal scenario.
The Wild get back young goalie Filip Gustavsson in the trade.
A limited market for free agent defenseman could produce some great returns for Burns.
He spent 16 of his 17 NHL seasons with the Blackhawks.
Senators only end up retaining 25% of his salary in the trade.
Could this spur a late agreement, or will he become a fascinating gamble in free agency?
Joe Sakic now president of hockey operations; Nichushkin may stick around?
Fiala signing, Kempe extension bring prices up for Los Angeles.
Could the trade market be a better route for teams that must address goaltending needs rather than the limited options via free agency?
Keep up with how all 32 NHL teams wrap up the draft.
The Devils also acquire Vitek Vanecek from the Capitals.
Smart work by hopeful contenders; rebuilding teams stock up.
Follow along from pick No. 1 all the way to number 32.
An already-shallow goalie market got that much thinner. Could Cam Talbot be on the trading block?