On his way to his fifth straight 20-goal season, Patric Hornqvist was rewarded by the Pittsburgh Penguins with a five-year contract extension worth $26.5 million.
February 2018 - Hockey Wiretap
The Golden Knights acquired forward Tomas Tatar from the Red Wings at the trade deadline.
Detroit gets a 2018 first-round pick, a 2019 second-rounder and a 2021 third-round pick for the 27-year-old, who is under contract for three seasons after this year with a salary-cap hit of $5.3 million per season.
The Anaheim Ducks announced today that the National Hockey League (NHL) club has acquired left wing Jason Chimera from the New York Islanders in exchange for left wing Chris Wagner. Chimera, 38 (5/2/79), recorded back-to-back 20-goal seasons in 2015-16 and 2016-17, and appeared in his 1,000th NHL game on Feb. 3, 2017 at Detroit.
The San Jose Sharks have acquired Evander Kane from the Buffalo Sabres for a conditional first round pick in 2019.
The pick will convert to a second round selection if Kane doesn't re-sign with the Sharks.
Buffalo also gets a conditional fourth-round pick in 2020 and forward prospect Dan O'Regan.
Kane has 20 goals and 20 assists in 61 games this season.
The Bruins continued solidifying their playoff push by acquiring six-time All-Star forward Rick Nash in a multiplayer trade with the Rangers that leaves New York retooling for the long-term future.
The Rangers will receive forwards Ryan Spooner and Matt Beleskey, prospect defenseman Ryan Lindgren, the Bruins' 2018 first-round draft pick and a 2019 seventh-round pick.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired veteran center Tomas Plekanec and forward prospect Kyle Baun from the Montreal Canadiens for defenseman Rinat Valiev, forward Kerby Rychel and Toronto's second-round draft pick in 2018.
The Pittsburgh Penguins acquired center Derick Brassard from Ottawa on Friday night in a three-team deal that sent defenseman Ian Cole to Ottawa and forward Ryan Reaves to the Vegas Golden Knights.
Josh Bailey agreed to a six-year, $30 million deal Friday to stay with the Islanders instead of testing free agency this summer.
The 28-year-old forward, selected to his first All-Star appearance last month, has 15 goals and 47 assists this season -- already setting career highs for assists and points (62).
The New York Rangers have traded leading scorer Michael Grabner to the New Jersey Devils.
New Jersey shipped defenseman prospect Yegor Rykov and a second-round pick in this year's draft to New York.
Defenseman Erik Gudbranson has signed a three-year, $12 million contract extension with the Vancouver Canucks, ending the speculation over his status at the NHL trade deadline.
Gudbranson, 26, has two goals and two assists in 41 games with Vancouver this season.