Dougie Hamilton RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dougie Hamilton signing with NJ Devils

    North Jersey "The New Jersey Devils landed the crown jewel of NHL free agency on Wednesday afternoon. They made a splash as the signing period got underway, inking defenseman Dougie Hamilton to a contract believed to be in excess of $60 million over seven seasons, according to Nick Kypreos..." July 28

  • Should the Maple Leafs pursue Dougie Hamilton?

    Sportsnet "A quick mix of the things we gleaned from the week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. We’ve increased capacity up to 3,500 negative comments for this week’s blog. 1. From a Toronto Maple Leafs perspective —..." June 19

  • The Dougie Hamilton derby: Where could the Carolina Hurricanes defenseman end up?

    ESPN "The Carolina Hurricanes would like to re-sign unrestricted free-agent defenseman Dougie Hamilton. But Hamilton and his reps believe the market will produce a contract offer richer than what the Hurricanes want to spend on the talented 28-year-old. In an unorthodox move,..." June 18

  • Ranking the Top 5 Landing Spots for Hurricanes Defenseman Dougie Hamilton

    Bleacher Report "Dougie Hamilton is slated to become an unrestricted free agent July 28. Before that date, however, the 28-year-old defenseman can gauge his popularity among NHL general managers. On June 14, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman reported the Carolina Hurricanes gave Hamilton..." June 18

  • 3 Potential Trades for Hurricanes' Dougie Hamilton

    NHL Trade Rumors "News broke on Monday that the Carolina Hurricanes have granted Dougie Hamilton permission to go ahead and speak to other teams before he becomes a free-agent this summer. Hamilton's agent started reaching out on Saturday and all signs are now pointing to a..." June 14

  • Can the Maple Leafs afford the Dougie Hamilton dream?

    Pension Plan Puppets "One of the interesting things about this offseason is the number of analysts’ articles and panel hot takes built around an old standby about the Maple Leafs — they need help on defence. It seems odd because defensive play by defencemen was not the trouble in this playoffs or even..." June 14

  • Hurricanes grant Dougie Hamilton permission to talk to other teams

    The Score "It appears the Carolina Hurricanes aren't entirely optimistic about their chances of re-signing stalwart defenseman Dougie Hamilton. The Canes have granted the pending unrestricted free agent permission to speak to other teams, which opens the door for a potential..." June 14

  • Nikita Kucherov snaps back at Dougie Hamilton’s salary cap comments

    The Daily Goal Horn "In the wake of their series defeat to the Tampa Bay Lighting, Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton took a backhanded shot at the victors. “We had a great season. We lost to a team that’s $18 million over the cap, or whatever they are,” Hamilton remarked about..." June 11

  • Dougie Hamilton hoping for new contract, to 'keep going' with Hurricanes "Dougie Hamilton said he's hoping to get a new contract to remain with the Carolina Hurricanes. The defenseman can become an unrestricted free agent July 28. He said the Hurricanes have yet to resume discussions with agent J.P. Barry about keeping him long term after the final..." June 11

  • Hurricanes' Dougie Hamilton on Lightning: 'We lost to a team $18M over the cap'

    The Athletic "Hurricanes defenseman Dougie Hamilton had high praise for the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday, but also pointed out how the team that eliminated Carolina in five games in the second round of the playoffs used the cap rules to their advantage. "We lost to a team that's $18..." June 10

  • What goes into Flyers' chances at Dougie Hamilton

    NBC Sports Philadelphia "  If Flyers fans are having dreams of Dougie Hamilton wearing orange and black, there's no wondering why. The Flyers missed the 2021 playoffs in large part because they allowed the NHL's most goals per game at 3.52 and failed to fill the hole left by the..." May 26

  • Norris Trophy Power Rankings: Fox beginning to separate himself

    The Score "Welcome to the fourth edition of theScore's Norris Trophy Power Rankings. These rankings focus on analytics and the all-around ability of defensemen based on this season's results rather than just points or reputation. xGF% = the share of expected goals a team..." April 29