In a league with an ever-changing dynamic, stability is the most important asset to a team. Historically, small market teams have struggled to sustain long term success. A recent proponent to this trend has been the San Antonio Spurs. Continue Reading!
The Ducks have had a fairly uneventful offseason; they have let go of some older players (Francois Beauchemin, Kevin Bieksa, Antoine Vermette) to clear cap space. The big resigning of this year was Adam Henrique, who came from New Jersey and got a five-year extension worth more than $5 million per year. In the last five years, he has scored 20 or more goals four times. Anaheim has also picked up Brian Gibbons, Carter Rowney, Luke Schenn, and Andrej Sustr.