Latest on Tyson Barrie, Bobby Ryan, Predators ownership dispute & more in this morning’s collection of NHL headlines. 


Tyson Barrie and the Avalanche await the outcome of his arbitration hearing.

Tyson Barrie and the Avalanche await the outcome of his arbitration hearing.

 THE DENVER POST: A salary arbitration hearing was held yesterday in Toronto for Colorado Avalanche defenseman Tyson Barrie. The Avs argued for a two-year deal worth $4 million in year one and $4.25 million in the second year, while Barrie’s agent sought a one-year, $6 million deal. 

 

SPECTOR’S NOTE: The arbiter’s decision is expected in 48 hours. Barrie and the Avs could still reach an agreement before then. 

 

THE PLAYERS TRIBUNE:  Ottawa Senators Bobby Ryan pens a heartfelt memorial to his late mother. 

 

THE TENNESSEAN: The legal dispute between Nashville Predators owner David Freeman and team chairman Tom Cigarran.

 

 

TORONTO SUN: The Toronto Maple Leafs avoided arbitration with defenseman Martin Marincin by re-signing him to a two-year deal worth $1.25 million annually.

 

YAHOO SPORTS: A profile of Arizona Coyotes general manager John Chayka during his first three months in the job.

 

NBC SPORTS:  Brandon Wheat Kings owner, GM and coach Kelly McCrimmon is likely to be named assistant GM in Las Vegas.