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