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    James Mirtle @mirtle

    Leafs are going to have quite a battle at forward at camp. Signed Daniel Winnik today.

  • Former NHLer Cote sentenced 30 months in jail for bank robberies

    Pro Hockey Talk "Former NHL enforcer Patrick Cote will be spending up to the next 30 months behind bars after being sentenced for his role in a pair of bank robberies. According to CJAD radio in Montreal, Cote, 39, confessed to robbing two banks in Quebec – one in Brossard and the other in Saint Constant. As..." July 28

  • Edmonton Oilers have “keen interest” in Pittsburgh Penguins’ RFA Brandon Sutter

    Edmonton Journal "Everytime an NHL centre of decent pedigree is listed as possibly available, it seems someone connects the dots and suggests the Edmonton Oilers as a team likely to be interested in his services. This is especially true of restricted free agents. It happened with Ryan O’Reilly, Patrik Berglund,..." July 28

  • 2h
    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    James Reimer tells the FAN 590 he didn't see "eye-to-eye" with Randy Carlyle last year, but adds: "I have no qualms about playing for him."

  • Wings agree to terms with Tatar on three-year deal

    NHL.com "The Detroit Red Wings today announced that they have agreed to terms with left wing Tomas Tatar on a new three-year contract. In accordance with club policy, additional details will not be disclosed. Tatar, 23, completed his first full NHL season in 2013-14, ranking sixth on the team with 39..." July 28

  • P.K. Subban drinks beer from Stanley Cup with Seth Rogen

    Yahoo! Sports "P.K. Subban has yet to lead the Montreal Canadiens to the Stanley Cup. But he's led Seth Rogen to the Stanley Cup, through the siren’s song of Canadian beer. Rogen’s “Hilarity For Charity,” which seeks to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease, was in Montreal as a part of the Just For Laughs..." July 28

  • Derick Brassard, Rangers agree to five-year, $25 million deal

    CBSSports.com "Derick Brassard and the New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a new long-term contract and will avoid arbitration. According to Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada and Larry Brooks of the New York Post, the deal will pay $25 million over five years for an annual average of $5 million...." July 28

  • Sabres sign Luke Adam to 1 yr deal

    TSN.ca "The Buffalo Sabres have locked up Luke Adam for another year. The team announced Sunday that they have signed Adam to a one-year, two-way contract." July 28

  • Subban wants to 'be a lifer' with Canadiens

    NHL.com "Defenseman P.K. Subban reiterated that he intends to sign with the Montreal Canadiens long term as his arbitration hearing approaches. "Obviously I remain adamant on remaining in Montreal and being a Montreal Canadien, and not just for a long time but hopefully for the rest of my career, and be..." July 27

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Brassard requests $4.95M. NYR counter is $3.825M

  • Mueller could break through with Sharks this season

    NHL.com "San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson repeatedly has talked this offseason about his plan to rebuild the team around its younger players. Mirco Mueller, a 19-year-old defenseman from Switzerland, heard Wilson's message loud and clear. "When Doug Wilson says he trusts in younger players..." July 27

  • Virtanen, No. 6 pick, signs with Canucks

    NHL.com "Jake Virtanen, the sixth player taken in the 2014 NHL Draft, has signed with the Vancouver Canucks, the team announced Friday. Terms were not disclosed. "Such an honour to sign with the Vancouver Canucks!," Virtanen wrote on his official Twitter account. "I'd like to thank everybody who's..." July 27

  • 2d
    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    $2.3 per year x 2 yrs for Reimer with Leafs.

  • On Steven Stamkos' Toronto temptation

    CBSSports.com "Leave it to a promotional ball hockey event in late July to stir up one of the hottest discussions in hockey. If that isn't a true sign of it being the offseason, I don't know what is. Steven Stamkos' appearance at said event, held in Toronto, afforded media in attendance the opportunity to ask..." July 26

  • Bruins' Eriksson could fill Iginla's top-line role

    NHL.com "Jarome Iginla's departure means there is an opportunity for Loui Eriksson to move into a more prominent role with the Boston Bruins. At least that's the way Bruins coach Claude Julien sees it now as he contemplates what his lineup could look like Oct. 8, when Boston opens the 2014-15 regular..." July 26

  • Couture physically and mentally slow to recover from Sharks' playoff collapse

    Yahoo! Sports "Logan Couture doesn't have to look far to be reminded of the San Jose Sharks' playoff collapse against the Los Angeles Kings. His surgically repaired right hand still has scars from last month's surgery, and the recovery has been slow. He expects the hand, injured in a fight with Kings centre..." July 26

  • Shut out in free-agency, Detroit still seeks balance

    Detroit News "A few days after their season ended, the Red Wings talked about the need of securing a right-handed shooting defenseman. The Red Wings played the majority of last season with all left-handed shots. In a perfect world, coach Mike Babcock likes one of each on his three pairings, creating..." July 25

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    Hockey Central @SNHockeyCentral

    Done deal. MT Lars @Eller_89 Very happy to be a part of the Montreal Canadiens for 4 more years! @CanadiensMTL

  • Jets sign defenceman Ellerby to one-year deal

    Sportsnet.ca "The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Keaton Ellerby to a one-year, two-way contract worth US$700,000. The 25-year-old from Strathmore, Alta., played in 51 games with the Jets last season recording six points (two goals, four assists) and two penalty minutes. The Jets claimed Ellerby off..." July 25

  • Canucks sign centre Jared McCann

    NHL.com "Vancouver Canucks General Manager, Jim Benning announced today that the club has signed centre Jared McCann. McCann, 18, finished second on Sault Ste. Marie in goals (27) and points (62) in 64 games played during the 2013.14 season. In 2012.13, he received Ontario Hockey League All-Rookie..." July 25

  • Avs ‘confident’ they’ll reach deal with Barrie, says Sakic

    Pro Hockey Talk "With the Ryan O’Reilly contract saga over, Colorado will now turn its attention to another key unsigned RFA — Tyson Barrie. Though to hear executive VP of hockey ops Joe Sakic explain it, Barrie’s negotiations should be smoother than O’Reilly’s. “I’m very confident we’ll get something done..." July 24

  • Veteran NHLer Pyatt signs in Swiss league

    Pro Hockey Talk "After a lengthy NHL career, Taylor Pyatt is headed overseas. The former Islander, Sabre, Canuck, Coyote, Ranger and Penguin has signed with Geneve-Servette of Switzerland’s National League A, the club announced on Thursday. Pyatt, 32, split last season between New York and Pittsburgh, racking..." July 24

  • Former Avalanche player Cory Sarich seriously injured in bike accident

    Denver Post "Cory Sarich, who played 54 games for the Avalanche last season and was an unrestricted free agent, was seriously injured Monday after being hit by a car while bicycling in Invermere, British Columbia. Sarich was airlifted to a hospital in Calgary, Alberta. Calgary's CTV reported he was diagnosed..." July 24

  • Bruins re-sign defenseman David Warsofsky

    NHL.com "The Boston Bruins on Thursday re-signed defenseman David Warsofsky to a one-year, two-way contract that the team said is worth $600,000 at the NHL level. Warsofsky, 24, appeared in six games for Boston during the 2013-14 season, scoring his first NHL goal against the Ottawa Senators on Dec. 28,..." July 24

  • Canes’ top draft pick hopes to make NHL quickly

    Raleigh News & Observer "Being a first-round draft pick – even a top 10 draft pick – carries no guarantees when it comes to playing in the NHL. That’s especially true for defensemen. Haydn Fleury would like to think he’ll be an exception, that he can play his way onto the Carolina Hurricanes’ roster this year and..." July 24

  • Bruins add NHL vet Sacco to coaching staff

    ESPN Boston "The Boston Bruins have hired Joe Sacco as an assistant coach, the team announced Thursday. Sacco, 45, of Medford, Massachusetts, and a former Boston University standout, served as an assistant coach for the Buffalo Sabres last season. He also served as head coach of the Colorado Avalanche..." July 24

  • Poulin, Islanders agree to two-year contract: report

    NHL.com "The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with goaltender Kevin Poulin on a two-year contract, Tim Wharnsby of CBC.ca reported. The signing would avoid a salary arbitration hearing. It is a two-way contract worth $650,000 in the NHL and $175,000 in the minors, Wharnsby reported. Poulin went..." July 24

  • After LeBron went home, Stamkos understands but ignores Leafs speculation

    Winnipeg Free Press "LeBron James going home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers led to speculation about whether a star NHL player might do the same in the near future. Naturally, Steven Stamkos was at the centre of that speculation. The Tampa Bay Lightning captain and Markham, Ont., native could be an..." July 23

  • Sakic says there was ‘never any animosity’ between Avs and O’Reilly

    Pro Hockey Talk "“There was never any animosity between us this whole time. Any of the perceived animosity came from the outside.” That was Joe Sakic today, to the Denver Post, after the Avalanche and Ryan O’Reilly agreed to a two-year, $12 million contract, avoiding a potentially nasty arbitration hearing in..." July 23

  • Jets agree to terms with defenseman Ben Chiarot

    NHL.com "Defenseman Ben Chiarot and the Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract worth $600,000, the team announced Wednesday. Chiarot, 23, had six goals and 14 points in 65 games last season with the St. John's IceCaps of the American Hockey League, and then scored two goals and..." July 23

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    Elliotte Friedman @FriedgeHNIC

    Eller (MON) requests $3.1M...Canadiens counter with $1.65M

  • 5d
    Andy Strickland @andystrickland

    Peter Mueller is a quality UFA generating some #NHL interest. Healthy two straight yrs. Led #Swiss league in goals last season, 2nd in pts

  • Possible Open Meeting violation last year could force Coyotes to relocate

    SI.com "Maybe we shouldn't get too attached to the name "Arizona" Coyotes just yet. According to a report in the Arizona Republic, a previously undisclosed meeting of City Council members and an Arizona Coyotes attorney last June may have violated Arizona's Open Meeting Law and revealed key information..." July 23

  • Sabres sign André Benoit to one-year deal

    Die By The Blade "The Sabres have signed defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year deal worth 800k according to TSN's Aaron Ward. Benoit, 30, spent last season with the Colorado Avalanche, where he scored seven goals and 21 assists in 79 games. He also has a tie to Tim Murray since he was in the Ottawa organization..." July 23

  • Devils not inclined to invite Martin Brodeur or another veteran goalie to training camp

    Newark Star-Ledger "Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello has always been willing to invite an unsigned veteran or two to training camp on a tryout basis, and it could happen again this year. But there is no one on the team’s radar at this point. “If it happens, we’d be totally comfortable with it. But, as of..." July 23

  • Chris Kreider signs two-year deal with Rangers

    USA Today "New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather has built a reputation of driving a hard bargain with his team's restricted free agents, especially those coming off their entry-level contracts. That story line replayed itself again in the latest negotiation with Chris Kreider, who reportedly..." July 23

  • Former NHLer confesses to robbing two banks in Quebec

    CJAD "A former NHL player has been sent to prison for 30 months after confessing to a pair of bank robberies on the South Shore. 39-year old Patrick Cote caught the eye of police in May when the car he was driving broke down in Candiac. When the patrol officers realized the car had been reported..." July 23

  • Penguins hire Jacques Martin as senior adviser

    NHL.com "Jacques Martin was named senior adviser of hockey operations for the Pittsburgh Penguins, the team announced Wednesday. Martin, 61, was an assistant last season on Dan Bylsma's coaching staff. Bylsma was fired after the season and replaced last month by Mike Johnston." July 23

  • 5d
    Adrian Dater @adater

    O'Reilly and Avs avoid arbitration! Two years, 5.8, 6.2. Happy days here again!

  • Benoit Pouliot believes he will offer Oilers consistent performance

    Edmonton Journal "Benoit Pouliot had 10 points (plus eight) for the Rangers in their run to the Stanley Cup final, but there was no money in the cupboard to resign him. He had a collection of suitors, though — one team offered a six-year deal, one more than the Oilers signed him for (five at $20..." July 23

  • 5d
    Craig Morgan @cmorganfoxaz

    Mats Zuccarello settles at one year, $3.5 million with New York Rangers. Nice raise from $1.15 million.

  • Ducks Re-Sign Sami Vatanen to Two-Year Contract

    Hockey Fights "The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Vatanen, 23 (6/3/91), scored 6-15=21 points with a +9 rating and 22 PIM in 48 games with the Ducks last season. Among rookie NHL..." July 22

  • Vanek testifies in gambling case

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Recently-signed Wild winger Thomas Vanek was in federal court in Rochester, N.Y., on Monday as part of an ongoing gambling investigation, WHEC-TV reported. Vanek’s appearance apparently stems from the June arrest of three men on gambling and money laundering charges. The three men were..." July 22

  • Dallas Stars Agree To Terms With Forward Antoine Roussel

    NHL.com "Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has agreed to terms with forward Antoine Roussel on a four-year contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Roussel, 24, concluded his second season with the Dallas Stars, earning career highs during the..." July 22

  • Leafs Name Kyle Dubas Assistant General Manager

    NHL.com "The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today the hiring of Kyle Dubas, who served the past three seasons as General Manager of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, as Assistant General Manager to David Nonis. As part of a front office restructuring, the club also announced the departures of Vice..." July 22

  • Flames avoid arbitration with Colborne, re-sign him to two-year deal

    Matchsticks & Gasoline "The Flames had just one restricted free agent opt for arbitration, and now that isn't an issue at all as the Flames and Joe Colborne have reached a two-year deal worth an annual average value of $1.275 million. His previous contract was a one-year, $600k deal. Colborne's contract makes him the..." July 22

  • Evander Kane makes little sense for Predators

    Tennessean "If the Predators want to get more offensive via trade, there's one more player out there who could help them. Evander Kane of the Winnipeg Jets is a young scorer who would complement first-line winger James Neal on the second line. If character wasn't an issue, Kane, a former 30-goal scorer who..." July 22

  • Cody Franson of the Leafs is on the block. Should the Oilers be interested?

    Edmonton Journal "My take Franson, 26, is 6-feet, 5-inches and 213 pounds. He shoots right and almost always plays the right side, a position where the Oilers already have Jeff Petry, Justin Schultz and Mark Fayne. Franson should be heading into the peak years of his NHL career. His coach trusted him with..." July 22

  • Do these Toronto Maple Leafs look familiar? That’s because little has changed

    National Post "Late last week, Brian Burke, the president of hockey operations with the Calgary Flames, posted a fishing tale on social media. Burke was at a British Columbia fishing lodge with two National Hockey League general managers, and through his Twitter account, he said another guest at the lodge had..." July 22

  • Ducks Sign Vatanen to Two-Year Contract

    NHL.com "The Ducks have signed defenseman Sami Vatanen to a two-year contract through the 2015-16 NHL season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Vatanen, 23 (6/3/91), scored 6-15=21 points with a +9 rating and 22 PIM in 48 games with the Ducks last season. Among rookie NHL..." July 22