Obviously no contracts can be signed until July 1, and technically there is to be no discussion of contract terms, but the window is open for discussions to begin. T.J. Oshie re-signing with the Washington Capitals on Friday already removed one of the big-ticket players from the market. Shattenkirk is probably the top free agent available on the market and headlines a weak group of defensemen.
An interesting slate of Baltimore Ravens news... Given the state of offensive line play in the league, it’s surprising that Mangold remains a free agent. However, it's probably telling as well. He acknowledged earlier in the offseason that he was still recovering from an ankle injury. His asking price is said to be extremely high with the 33-year-old reportedly wanting to be paid like a top-10 center. That would mean a deal worth around $6 million a year. If that's the asking price, you can probably rule the Ravens out. Boykin joined Glenn Clark Radio Tuesday to talk about how things have gone so far in his transition to Baltimore after signing on June 5. Boykin is coming off a lost season with
The passes may have been measured by lockers and not yards, but it's still a great sign for a Panthers team looking to rebound with a revamped offense.