Monthly Archive: August 2015

10 NHL Players to Watch as 2015-16 Contract Negotiations Begin

Several NHL players will be available at the end of the 2015-16 season. Superstars like Steven Stamkos and Anze Kopitar are being closely watched.  However, there are many other worthy hockey stars facing challenges in their upcoming contract years.

For instance, Eric Staal must decide if he’ll take less to remain with his current team.  And, he is not the only one in this situation.  Arizona Coyotes winger Mikkel Boedker is strongly considering joining a successful team.

Here are 10 NHL players that we are watching to see how their contract negotiations unfold:

David Backes
Milan Lucic
Tomas Plekanec
Alex Tanguay
Mikkel Boedker
Eric Staal
Loui Eriksson
Kyle Okposo
Keith Yandle
Ryan O’Reilly