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.