October 2020 - Hockey Wiretap

Coyotes Sign Christian Fischer To Two-Year Deal

Oct 19, 2020 2:03 PM

The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward Christian Fischer to a two-year contract. Terms of the deal announced Monday were not released.

The 23-year-old Fischer was a restricted free agent after finishing with six goals and three assists in 56 games with the Coyotes last season.

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Penguins Sign Cody Ceci To One-Year, $1.25M Deal

Oct 18, 2020 2:06 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed defenseman Cody Ceci to a one-year, $1.25 million contract.

Pittsburgh had bought out the contract of defenseman Jack Johnson, so it had an open spot on the blue line.

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Kings Sign No. 2 Overall Pick Quinton Byfield To Three-Year Contract

Oct 17, 2020 1:36 AM

The Los Angeles Kings have signed No. 2 overall NHL draft pick Quinton Byfield to a three-year contract.

The Kings on Friday announced the entry-level deal with Byfield, a powerful 6-foot-5 center from Ontario.

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Maple Leafs Sign Joe Thornton To One-Year Deal

Oct 17, 2020 1:31 AM

Free-agent center Joe Thornton signed a one-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday for his 23rd season in the NHL, ending a 15-year run with the San Jose Sharks.

Thornton, 41, is currently skating with HC Davos in the Swiss National League in preparation of the 2020-21 NHL season. His contract with the Leafs is for $700,000.

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Flames Re-Sign Andrew Mangiapane To Two-Year, $4.85M Deal

Oct 17, 2020 1:33 AM

The Calgary Flames have re-signed restricted free agent Andrew Mangiapane to a two-year, $4.85 million contract, the team announced Friday.

Mangiapane played in 68 games for the Flames last season, recording career highs with 17 goals and 15 assists.

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Rangers Agree To Sign DeAngelo, Geogiev To Two-Year Deals

Oct 16, 2020 1:49 AM

The New York Rangers agreed to two-year contracts with defenseman Tony DeAngelo and goaltender Alexandar Georgiev on Thursday.

DeAngelo's deal is worth $9.6 million and Georgiev's $4.85 million.

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Senators Sign Evgenii Dadonov To Three-Year, $15M Deal

Oct 15, 2020 4:12 PM

The Ottawa Senators have landed one of the last big-impact free agents, signing forward Evgenii Dadonov to a three-year contract with an annual average value of $5 million.

Despite the pandemic-shortened regular season, Dadonov tallied his third straight 25-goal season for the Panthers. He did it with a career-high 15% shooting percentage and by taking advantage on the power play, where 11 of his goals were scored.

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Joe Thornton Signs With HC Davos

Oct 15, 2020 1:23 PM

Joe Thornton has signed with HC Davos, the team announced Thursday morning, and could play for the team as early as Saturday.

Thornton is joining HC Davos on loan, as the contract does not preclude him from returning to the NHL when the 2020-2021 season begins, although the league has not set an official start date for training camp or the regular season.

Thornton, 41, has been practicing with Davos since July and became an unrestricted free agent last Friday. Davos is scheduled to play SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers on Saturday.

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Canadiens Sign Brendan Gallagher To Six-Year Extension

Oct 15, 2020 1:39 AM

The Montreal Canadiens have signed forward Brendan Gallagher to a six-year contract extension that averages $6.5 million per season.

The deal keeps him in Montreal through 2026-27.

Gallagher, 28, had 22 goals and 43 points in 59 games this past season with Montreal. His 2020-21 cap hit is $3.75 million in the final year of his previous deal.

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Vegas Owner Believes 2020-21 NHL Season Will Begin February 1

Oct 15, 2020 1:42 AM

Vegas Golden Knights owner Bill Foley said he believes the 2020-21 NHL season will begin on Feb. 1, a full month after the NHL's current "target date."

Foley told KSHP's Vegas Hockey Hotline that he expects the season will be less than 60 games, saying it could be "48 or 56 games." But he said the fate of next season relies on when fans can return to NHL arenas.

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Maple Leafs Sign Goalie Aaron Dell To One-Year Contract

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Sharks Sign Matt Nieto To One-Year Deal

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Sharks Sign Free Agent Patrick Marleau

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Golden Knights Sign Alex Pietrangelo To Seven-Year, $61.6M Deal

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Golden Knights Take Marc-Andre Fleury Off Trade Market

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Avs Acquire Devon Toews From Isles For Draft Picks

Tyler Toffoli Signs Four-Year, $17M Deal With Canadiens

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Rangers Sign No. 1 Pick Alexis Lafreniere To Entry-Level Deal

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Taylor Hall Signs One-Year, $8M Deal With Sabres

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Maple Leafs Sign Jimmy Vesey To One-Year Deal

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Maple Leafs Acquire Joey Anderson From Devils For Andreas Johnsson

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Maple Leafs Sign Zach Bogosian To One-Year, $1M Contract

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Sharks Sign Kevin Labanc To Four-Year, $18.9M Deal

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Report: Steven Stamkos Underwent Surgery This Week

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Blue Jackets Sign Mikko Koivu To One-Year, $1.5M Deal

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Avs Re-Sign Andre Burakovsky To Two-Year Deal

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Ducks Sign Kevin Shattenkirk To Three-Year, $11.7M Deal

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Devils Sign Goalie Corey Crawford To Two-Year Contract

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Blues, Torey Krug Agree To Seven-Year, $45.5M Deal

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T.J. Brodie Signs Four-Year, $20M Deal With Maple Leafs

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