IN THIS ISSUE
FIRST WORD Cash is king, but what else influences a free agent’s choice?
BUZZ Charting a slow, steady course and sticking to it made Jets winners
MALARKEY Why the 2018 Leafs should spend like the 2009 Hawks
NHL Top-heavy UFA class has many pitfalls if you miss out on the elite
NEXT Private academies join forces out West to create a super-league
LAST WORD The agony and triumph of returning to the beer leagues