• Sounds like Blues won't be trading Shattenkirk

    CSN New England "So, it looks like the Bruins will have to find a puck-moving, “transitional” defenseman elsewhere as Blues D-man Kevin Shattenkirk may be off the market for a while. Blues President of Hockey Operations and GM Doug Armstrong jumped on with the NHL Tonight crew on NHL Network Friday afternoon..." July 01

  • San Jose Sharks sign Mikkel Boedker to four-year deal

    Fear The Fin "I guess the Sharks weren’t done. San Jose signed forward Mikkel Boedker to a four-year, $16 million contract which just about fills all the skater holes the Sharks had entering the offseason. Boedker is a solid winger who played his entire career with Arizona before being traded to the Colorado..." July 01

  • Thomas Vanek Signs With Detroit

    Winging It In Motown "The Red Wings continued to make moves today. After re-signing Darren Helm and Alexey Marchenko, the Red Wings went out and obtained Frans Nielsen as an unrestricted free agent. However, after talks appeared to go south with a few remaining forwards, the Wings turned their attention to the..." July 01

  • Red Wings sign abrasive Steve Ott to one-year, $800,000 deal

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Red Wings signed forward Steve Ott to a one-year deal for $800,000, filling their need for an abrasive fourth-line player. Ott, 33, was limited to 21 games last season with the St. Louis Blues due to surgery in December on his hamstring. He finished with no goals, two assists and..." July 01

  • Toronto Maple Leafs sign Matt Martin to FOUR year contract

    Pension Plan Puppets "Hours into free agency and Maple Leafs fans waited to see if the new regime would continue their slow and patient rebuild or jump in with both feet. Backes to Boston, Radulov to Montreal, Hamhuis to Dallas, Staal to Miinnesota. These deals calmed our nerves a bit. Then they were..." July 01

  • Lightning sign Victor Hedman to eight-year contract extension

    NHL.com "The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Victor Hedman to an eight-year contract extension worth $7.875-milion per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Hedman, 25, played in 78 games with the Lightning last season, collecting 10 goals and 47 points to..." July 01

  • Dan Hamhuis signs with Dallas Stars

    Canucks Army "McKenzie mentioned on TSN that the deal was 2 years for $3.75M per season. Hamhuis signing with the Stars isn't surprising given that he had waived his NTC to go to Dallas at the trading deadline, but ultimately was never dealt as Canucks and Stars management could not come to an agreement on a..." July 01

  • Jets sign centre Shawn Matthias to two-year deal worth $4.3 million

    Winnipeg Free Press "The Winnipeg Jets dipped their toes in the NHL’s free-agency waters this afternoon. After an hour of a frenzy that saw teams spend more than $335 million in the first 60 minutes, the Jets agreed to terms with centre Shawn Matthias on a two-year deal about 90 minutes after market opening. TSN..." July 01

  • Avalanche sign Colborne to 2-year deal, Tyutin to 1-year deal

    The Score "The Colorado Avalanche have signed free-agent forward Joe Colborne to a two-year, $5-million contract, reports TSN's Darren Dreger. A former first-round pick, 16th overall in 2008, Colborne exploded in a big way last season, scoring 19 goals and adding 25 assists in 73 games for the Calgary..." July 01

  • Prized prospect Vesey has 'a couple of teams in mind,' but open to anything

    Buffalo News "The thought of playing with Jack Eichel and the Sabres is apparently growing on Jimmy Vesey. After previously being steadfast in their desire to test unrestricted free agency Aug. 15, Vesey’s representatives are now open to talking with Buffalo about signing a contract. “We hope to meet with..." July 01

  • Lightning sign goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy to three-year contract extension

    NHL.com "The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to a three-year contract extension worth $3.5-million per season, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced today. Vasilevskiy, 21, appeared in 24 games with the Lightning last season, posting a record of 11-10-0..." July 01

  • Lee Stempniak Agrees to Terms with Hurricanes

    NHL.com "Ron Francis, Executive Vice President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has agreed to terms with forward Lee Stempniak (STEHMP-nee-ak) on a two-year contract. The deal will pay Stempniak $2.5 million per season. “Lee is a..." July 01

  • Top free agent Lucic inks seven-year deal with Oilers

    TSN "The top free agent is off the board. Milan Lucic signed a seven year, $42 million deal with the Edmonton Oilers on Friday. The 27-year-old power forward scored 20 goals and added 35 assists over 81 games with the Los Angeles Kings in 2015-16, his first season with the club. The Boston..." July 01

  • Andrew Ladd signs with Islanders on massive seven year deal

    SB Nation "The Andrew Ladd experiment is officially over in Chicago, as the left winger has signed with the New York Islanders on a seven-year deal. Ladd was brought to the Blackhawks at the trade deadline to bolster Chicago’s scoring touch. Even though the few months in Chicago did not work out, Ladd has..." July 01

  • Blues bet on Jake Allen, sign goaltender to 4-year extension

    Sportsnet "The St. Louis Blues paved the way for Jake Allen to take over No. 1 goaltender duties when they traded Brian Elliott to the Calgary Flames at the NHL Draft. The Blues signed Allen to a four-year, $17.4-million contract extension, the team announced Friday. Allen’s extension kicks in to start..." July 01

  • Flyers sign forward Dale Weise to 4 year, $9.4 million deal

    Broad Street Hockey "The rumors were apparently true: forward Dale Weise has reportedly signed with the Philadelphia Flyers. TSN’s Bob McKenzie said on television that the deal is a four-year deal worth more than $2 million per season. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet confirmed that it’s a total of $9.4 million per..." July 01

  • Bruins Agree To Five-Year Deal With Free Agent David Backes

    CBS Boston "The Boston Bruins kicked off NHL free agency with a big move, agreeing to terms with free agent forward David Backes. TSN’s Bob McKenzie first reported the news on Twitter as a one-year deal, but the terms were quickly announced as five years and $30 million." July 01

  • Loui Eriksson signs six-year deal with Canucks

    Sportsnet "Veteran winger Loui Eriksson has chosen to sign with the Vancouver Canucks. Eriksson, who turns 31 on July 17, has spent the last three seasons with the Boston Bruins." July 01

  • Jamie McGinn signs 3-year with Coyotes worth a reported $10M

    The Score "The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward Jamie McGinn to a three-year, $10-million contract, the club announced. The deal is worth $10 million, according to TSN's Bob McKenzie." July 01

  • Kyle Okposo Signs 7-Year Contract with Sabres

    The Hockey Writers "Kyle Okposo looks to have found his home for the foreseeable future, as he will reportedly join the Buffalo Sabres. Okposo was arguably the best forward available this summer, with names like Milan Lucic and Loui Eriksson in the mix as well. The 28-year old right-wing has been very productive,..." July 01

  • Flames sign Chad Johnson to 1-year, $1.7M contract

    The Score "The Calgary Flames have reportedly landed a backup goalie to spell newcomer Brian Elliott. The Flames signed Chad Johnson to a one-year deal worth $1.7 million, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet." July 01

  • Detroit Red Wings sign Frans Nielsen

    Winging It In Motown "The Detroit Red Wings have signed center Frans Nielsen to a six year deal, at $5.25 million AAV. The 32 year old, 6'1" Dane has played his entire 10 season career with the New York Islanders, scoring 119 goals and adding 230 assists in 606 games. As I noted in my free agent profile of him,..." July 01

  • Wild signs center Eric Staal, goalie Alex Stalock

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "The Wild struck out on St. Louis captain David Backes but has signed former Carolina Hurricanes captain Eric Staal to a three-year, $10.5 million contract. That's an annual cap hit of $3.5 million. The Wild has also signed former San Jose Sharks goalie Alex Stalock, who played at..." July 01

  • Florida Panthers sign James Reimer to five-year $17M deal

    Yahoo! Sports "The Florida Panthers have signed goaltender James Reimer to a five-year contract worth $3.4 million per-year. The decision to bring in Reimer should help the 36-year-old Roberto Luongo get added rest during the regular season and could enable the Panthers to shift to Reimer once Luongo decides..." July 01

  • Blackhawks to buy out Rundblad

    The Score "The Chicago Blackhawks are clearing a bit more salary cap space. The club has placed defenseman David Rundblad on waivers for the purpose of a contract buyout, according to Pierre LeBrun of ESPN." July 01

  • San Jose Sharks sign David Schlemko

    Fear The Fin "It only took an hour for the San Jose Sharks to get involved in free agency. The Sharks have signed defender David Schlemko to a four-year deal worth $2.1 million a year according to Pierre LeBrun. " July 01

  • Calgary Flames Sign Troy Brouwer

    HockeyBuzz "The Calgary Flames have signed winger Troy Brouwer to a four-year deal worth $4.5 million per season. Brouwer definitely fits the description of the power forward the Flames have been after. He's 6'3 and has averaged 21 goals and 41 points over the last three seasons. His underlying numbers..." July 01

  • David Perron signs with St. Louis Blues for two years, $7.5 million

    Sportsnet "The St. Louis Blues have signed free agent forward David Perron to a two-year deal worth $7.5 million. The cap hit will be $3.75 million per season." July 01

  • Carter Hutton leaving Predators, signing with Blues

    Tennessean "Goaltender Carter Hutton is leaving the Predators after three seasons, signing a two-year contract with the Blues with a reported cap hit of $1.125 million." July 01

  • Rangers Sign Nathan Gerbe and Michael Grabner

    Hockey Fights "New York Rangers General Manager Jeff Gorton announced today that the team has agreed to terms with free agent forwards Nathan Gerbe and Michael Grabner. Gerbe, 28, has skated in 394 career NHL games over parts of eight seasons (2008-09 – 2015-16) with Buffalo and Carolina, registering 58 goals..." July 01

  • Canadiens agree to terms on a one-year contract with free agent Al Montoya

    NHL.com "Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with free agent goaltender Al Montoya. The 31-year-old Chicago native spent the last two seasons with the Florida Panthers, most recently posting a 12-7-3 record, a..." July 01

  • Minnesota Wild Sign Chris Stewart

    The Hockey Writers "The Minnesota Wild are reportedly bringing back winger Chris Stewart. The physical winger played under Bruce Boudreau with the Anaheim Ducks, and before signing with the Ducks had been a trade deadline acquisition for the Minnesota Wild. The deal is reported to carry a $1.15 million AAV over..." July 01

  • Jason Chimera joins New York Islanders

    Today's Slapshot "Veteran forward Jason Chimera was a name that the Washington Capitals may have been hoping to keep in their system this offseason – but as free agency kicked off on Friday morning, that proved not to be the case. Chimera has officially inked a two year deal with the New York Islanders, starting..." July 01

  • Per Reports, The Nashville Predators Have Signed Defenseman Yannick Weber

    On The Forecheck "Per Elliotte Friedman, the Nashville Predators have signed unrestricted free agent defenseman Yannick Weber. The 27-year-old Swiss blue liner has been with the Vancouver Canucks for the past three seasons and had seven assists in in 45 games on a not so good Vancouver team a year ago." July 01

  • Canadiens agree to terms on a two-year contract with free agent Zach Redmond

    NHL.com "Montreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced on Friday that the team has agreed to terms on a two-year contract (2016-17 and 2017-18) with free agent defenseman Zach Redmond. Redmond, 27, appeared in 37 games with the Colorado Avalanche in 2015-16, registering six points (2..." July 01

  • Penguins Sign GM Jim Rutherford to a Three-Year Contract Extension

    NHL.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins announced today that general manager Jim Rutherford has signed a three-year contract extension. The deal replaces Rutherford’s current deal. He is now signed through the 2018-19 season. Rutherford is two weeks removed from leading the Penguins to the franchise’s..." July 01

  • John-Michael Liles signs with Boston Bruins for another year

    Stanley Cup Of Chowder "In a totally surprising move, Uncle Bob just reported that John-Michael Liles is signing with Boston for one year." July 01

  • Edmonton Oilers sign ‘Monster’ Jonas Gustavsson

    Sportsnet "The Monster is heading west. Jonas Gustavsson has signed a one-year, $800,000 pact with the Edmonton Oilers to back up Cam Talbot in net." July 01

  • Viktor Stalberg signs 1-year, $1.5-million deal with Carolina

    The Score "The Carolina Hurricanes have added free-agent forward Viktor Stalberg on a one-year, $1.5-million contract, the team announced." July 01

  • Put A Hold On Matt Greene’s Buyout

    The Hockey Writers "Yesterday, it was announced that the Los Angeles Kings had begun the buyout process for veteran defenseman Matt Greene. However, reports are now coming out that Greene may not be bought out and the move was more of a last ditch effort for the Kings to take one last run at re-signing Milan Lucic." July 01

  • Senators Sign Michael Kostka

    Silver Seven "Pierre Dorion and the Ottawa Senators aren't likely to make a big splash today in the midst of the Free Agent Frenzy, but they begin the day signing one of their own. Defenseman Michael Kostka has been signed to a one-year two way contract." July 01

  • Per Reports, The Nashville Predators Have Signed Defenseman Matt Irwin

    On The Forecheck "Per Elliotte Friedman, the Nashville Predators have inked Matt Irwin to a two-way contract." July 01

  • Blackhawks have reportedly reached out to Thomas Vanek

    Second City Hockey "The Chicago Blackhawks aren't in cap hell anymore. That said, they only actually have 10 forwards under contract for next season, so they still need to make use of their cap space and sign a couple of players. Thomas Vanek is a name that popped up on the market a year earlier than expected. The..." July 01

  • Kings sign defenceman Tom Gilbert to one-year deal

    Sportsnet "The Los Angeles Kings signed free agent defenceman Tom Gilbert to a one-year contract Friday. The Kings were light on salary cap space heading into free agency and GM Dean Lombardi managed to bolster his blue line at discount, inking Gilbert to a very reasonable $1.4-million deal." July 01

  • New Jersey Devils Sign Ben Lovejoy, Vern Fiddler

    HockeyBuzz "The New Jersey Devils have shored up their blue line a little bit by signing defenseman Ben Lovejoy to a three-year contract worth $2.66 million per season. Lovejoy is a 32-year-old right-handed shot who averaged almost 19 minutes a night on the Pittsburgh Penguins last season. He probably..." July 01

  • Florida Panthers Sign Forwards Colton Sceviour & Jonathan Marchessault

    NHL.com "Florida Panthers General Manager Tom Rowe announced today that the Panthers have signed forwards Colton Sceviour (SEE-vee-yuhr) and Jonathan Marchessault (mahr-SHUH-soh) to two-year contracts. As per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. The 27-year old Sceviour recorded 23 points..." July 01

  • Avalanche reportedly sign defenseman Patrick Wiercioch

    BNS Denver "According to Travis Yost of TSN, the Colorado Avalanche will sign former Ottawa Senators defenseman Patrick Wiercioch when free agency opens in the next hour. Terms of the deal have yet to be disclosed. Wiercioch, 25, is a left-handed defenseman who played at the University of Denver from 2008-10...." July 01

  • Blackhawks lure Brian Campbell back to Chicago

    Chicago Sun-Times "Brian Campbell is coming home. Well, technically, Campbell is from Strathroy, Ontario, about halfway between Detroit and Toronto. But ever since his three-year stint with the Blackhawks from 2008-2011, Chicago has been his second home. His wife is from Chicago. He lives in the area during the..." July 01

  • The Habs have signed Alexander Radulov

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "This is an interesting development. Last we heard Radulov didn't find someone willing to pay his asking price in the NHL. There's no doubt about it, Radulov is a skilled player, but he does come with a risk. It's not his on-ice performance that has created waves in the past, but rather his..." July 01

  • Red Wings sign Matt Lorito to two-year deal

    Winging It In Motown "The Red Wings have signed Matt Lorito to a two-year deal, per Bob McKenzie:" July 01