Joined: Jun 2017
I think CBJ has some bad contracts and made some bad moves. I can easily see them losing all 3 of their upcoming UFAs at seasons end. They should have new contracts in place before the season begins or the should start to move them for other pieces. They might be able to get a lotto pick and bounce back in the next 2 years. Maybe open up some cap room for signing some FA at seasons end.
I can't see them getting past Pittsburgh or Toronto in the East and if trying means Atkinson, Calvert and Johnson walk with no return then why bother. EDM should be looking to cash in and open up some cap space for McDavid at years end so those 3 guys might get somethings from them. Nugent-Hopkins.
They can always try to trade and then resign those UFA at seasons end if they like CBJ that much.