NHL Quick Shifts is a daily series where we gather up the latest NHL news and links from the FanSided NHL blogosphere, as well as other NHL / hockey blogs. So with that, here is today’s edition of Quick Shifts!
- P.K. Subban signs long-term deal – In what felt like the 11th hour for Montreal Canadiens fans, the Canadiens and P.K. Subban put an end to the hysteria that had enveloped the contract negotiations by agreeing to a eight year, $9 million AAV contract. The new contract gives Subban the highest cap hit for a defenseman in the NHL. The announcement of the Subban contract gained attention all over the FanSided network, here are some of the highlights: [TMMOTS] [FanSided] [A Winning Habit] [TMMOTS]
- Breakout candidates for the 2014-15 season – As we get closer to dropping the puck on the 2014-15 NHL season, we will shift from looking back on last season and start making predictions about the upcoming one. J.A. Dominicis takes a look at potential breakout candidates for the 2014-15 NHL season. [TMMOTS]
- Florida Panthers season in 60 – Didn’t watch the Florida Panthers last season (we don’t blame you, most didn’t)? The Rat Trick has a quick video that highlights the entire 2013-14 season in 60 seconds. The Panthers were one of the more active teams during free agency, so a quick catch up on last season might do all of us some good. [The Rat Trick]