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NHL News: Jake McCabe, Blake Wheeler, and Evander Kane

Jake McCabe again on the ice.

Charlie Roumeliotis: Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Jake McCabe had cervical backbone surgical procedure this previous offseason. He is predicted to be out till late November. He was skating with the staff yesterday.

The Winnipeg Jets strip Blake Wheeler of his captaincy

Winnipeg Jets PR: The Jets have restructured their management group for the upcoming season.

“It is the determination of the coaching staff that we will enter the 2022-23 season without a specific captain, but rahter a group of assistants still to be determined,” mentioned Jets head coach Rick Bowness. “It is our goal to expand the leadership base within our hockey team. We have high expectations for our core players and we want to provide them with the opportunity to step into those greater leadership roles as a group.”

TSN: Blake Wheeler on shedding the captaincy.

“I don’t want a letter on my jersey, y’konw. I feel there’s a time in my profession the place that validation was vital to me. I don’t want it anymore.

I’m actually wanting ahead to watching a variety of the blokes that I’ve had a privilege watching kinda develop up step in to form of an expanded position,  should you suppose that due to this I’m simply going to fade into the again and never be a frontrunner on this staff, you’re sorely mistaken

The Sharks and Evander Kane attain a settlement

Elliotte Friedman: The assertion from the San Jose Sharks on the Evander Kane settlement.

“The San Jose Sharks have reached an agreement with Evander Kane regarding the termination of his NHL Standard Player Contract. The agreement has been approved by the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association. We are satisfied that its terms will not adversely impact the team, either financially or competitively, in this or future seasons.”

Frank Seravalli: The Sharks penalty might be utilized to final season’s wage cap. Kane will obtain roughly a $2.5 million cost to make up the distinction between his new deal (the primary three years is $16.5 million) and $19 million the Sharks terminated. The Sharks had slightly below $5 million in cap area final 12 months.

Cap Friendly: “This is the primary occasion of a retroactive termination penalty utilized to the earlier season that we’re conscious of. In comparability, the LAK nonetheless owe termination charges to Mike Richards till 2031-32″



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