Looking at potential buyout targets with the second window looming
Teams who have arbitration hearings on the docket – or those who've cleared them up already – will have the opportunity to exercise a buyout during the second summer window.
Maple Leafs dump Marleau's deal to Hurricanes, setting stage for possible return to Sharks
In exchange for a conditional first-round pick, the Hurricanes helped out the Maple Leafs by taking on the final year of Patrick Marleau's deal. Carolina plans to buy out the final season of his contract. Next stop: San Jose?
The Ducks close one chapter and open another with buy out of Corey Perry
After nearly 1,000 games in Anaheim, Corey Perry has been bought out by the Ducks. It's not the way either side wanted this to end, but it had to happen for the franchise to start the rebuilding process.
Buyout Tracker: End of an era in Anaheim as Ducks buy out Perry
The off-season's first buyout window opened June 15, and with it came the chance for teams to pay their way out of bad contracts. Keep up to date with every buyout and the salary cap implications with our Buyout Tracker.
Seven players who will be prime buyout candidates when the window opens
The first buyout window for NHL teams opens in mid-June, and there are several notable players, particularly those on high-priced deals who have failed to deliver, who could be bought out in order to get their contracts off the books.