I provided a list of the upcoming arbitration hearings on Monday and already quite a few decisions have been made. In most cases, those deals were made to avoid such an uncomfortable process.
I thought I’d update that list with stories Joe and I wrote for completed contracts or decisions we’re still waiting on. Let’s take a look.
July 26 - Raymond, Mason, Vancouver Canucks (settled)
July 27 - Moulson, Matt, New York Islanders (settled)
July 27 - Wheeler, Blake, Boston Bruins (results pending)
July 27 - Kennedy, Tim, Buffalo Sabres (results pending)
July 28 - Stralman, Anton, Columbus Blue Jackets (settled)
July 28 - Fleischmann, Tomas, Washington Capitals (settled)
July 29 - Ladd, Andrew, Atlanta Thrashers
July 29 - Niemi, Antti, Chicago Blackhawks
July 30 - White, Ian, Calgary Flames
July 30 - Fraser, Mark, New Jersey Devils (settled)
July 30 - Regin, Peter, Ottawa Senators
Aug. 03 - Brule, Gilbert, Edmonton Oilers (settled)
Aug. 03 - Wisniewski, James, Anaheim Ducks
Aug. 03 - Eager, Ben, Atlanta Thrashers
Aug. 04 - DesLauriers, Jeff, Edmonton Oilers
Aug. 04 - Campoli, Chris, Ottawa Senators
From the looks of things, Thursday could be a very interesting day in salary arbitration as two members of the Stanley Cup-winning Chicago Blackhawks team look to cash in. We’ll keep you up to date as the remaining cases come to fruition or a deal is made to avoid the process.