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Vladislav Namestnikov’s brief time with the New York Rangers has come to an end. The speedy Russian forward has been traded to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a 2021 fourth-round draft pick and defenseman Nick Ebert. The Rangers also retained $750,000 of Namestnikov’s $4 million cap hit. Namestnikov was brought to New York in
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For the last few years, the Arizona Coyotes organization is where lofty contracts went to die. They acquired many contracts of players who would never play a game for them like Dave Bolland, Pavel Datsyuk and Marian Hossa in order to reach the salary cap floor. Those days appear to be over! Keller Cashes in
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The San Jose Sharks lost their captain when Joe Pavelski signed a new three-year contract with the Dallas Stars back on July 1. The team named their new captain on Thursday by announcing that the “C” will now be stitched to the sweater of Logan Couture. Sharks Make the Obvious Choice Couture becomes the 10th
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RENOUS, N.B. — A tiny New Brunswick community, known mainly for its federal maximum-security prison, has been transformed into Hockeyville in celebration of the game — and in memory of a young player who died too soon. With a population of less than 750 people, Renous didn’t even have a “Welcome” sign along the highway until recently. Motorists driving through
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The Vancouver Canucks and Brock Boeser have come to terms on a three-year contract worth $17.625 million. The deal carries an annual cap hit of $5.875 million. “We’re very pleased to have Brock re-sign,” said general manager Jim Benning. “He’s a talented player, a key contributor to our offence and an important part of our
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The Ottawa Senators have re-signed restricted free agent (RFA) Colin White to a six-year, $28.5 million contract extension. White is coming off of a rookie season that saw him collect 14 goals, 27 assists and 41 points in 71 games. He was among the rookie league leaders in 2018-19, including fifth in points, third in
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The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed free-agent defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to a one-year, $1.75 million contract. Shattenkirk was recently bought out by the New York Rangers after year two of his four-year, $26.6 million deal. The right-handed defender didn’t live up to expectations in the Big Apple, collecting just seven goals and 44 assists for
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The New Jersey Devils have acquired Nikita Gusev from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a third-round pick in 2020 and a second-round pick in 2021. Additionally, the Devils have signed Gusev to a two-year, $9 million deal. The Devils acquired left-wing Nikita Gusev from the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for New Jersey’s
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report this ad Seattle Times writer Geoff Baker has reported that the newest organization in the NHL will make one of the most important decisions facing an expansion team. Former player Ron Francis will be named the club’s first general manager. (From: “Hall of Famer Ron Francis to be hired as general manager of Seattle’s
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report this ad After taking the team to a Stanley Cup championship, the St. Louis Blues have come to terms with goaltender Jordan Binnington. The club announced that they re-signed the goalie to a two-year, $8.8 million deal. Binnington was a restricted free agent (RFA) coming off a one-year, $650,000 deal. The new deal allows
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The Boston Bruins have re-signed Danton Heinen to a two-year contract extension worth $5.6 million. The deal carries an annual cap hit of $2.8 million and will keep Heinen with the team through the 2020-21 season. This deal comes just under a month before Heinen’s arbitration meeting was set to take place on Aug. 3.
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report this ad The Montreal Canadiens have tendered an offer sheet to Carolina Hurricanes’ restricted free agent Sebastian Aho. The proposed contract is worth $42.25 Million over five years and would carry an annual cap hit of $8.454 million per season. The Canadiens have announced that they have tendered an offer sheet to restricted free
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