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Rangers Agree To Terms With John Mitchell
Rangers President and GM Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with forward John Mitchell on a contract extension. Mitchell, 26, skated in 24 contests with the Connecticut Whale and Toronto Marlies of the AHL last season, registering eight goals and nine assists for 17 points, along with 12 penalty minutes. He was acquired by the Rangers from the Maple Leafs in exchange for a seventh round draft pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft on February 28, 2011.
Source: Bieksa Agrees To New 5-Year Deal With Canucks
Kevin Bieksa has agreed to terms on a new deal with the Canucks, forgoing unrestricted free agency, a source confirmed to ESPN.com on Monday. He agreed to a five-year, $23M deal ($4.6M average yearly salary), according to the source. He earned $3.5M in the 2010-11 season.
Rangers Agree To Terms With Dale Weise
Rangers President and GM Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with forward Dale Weise on a contract extension. Weise, 22, skated in 47 games with the Connecticut Whale of the AHL last season, registering 18 goals and 20 assists for 38 points, along with 73 penalty minutes. The 6-2, 210-pounder has skated in 194 career AHL contests with the Hartford Wolf Pack/Connecticut Whale, registering 57 goals and 54 assists for 111 points, along with 251 penalty minutes. The Winnipeg, Manitoba native was originally selected as the Rangers’ fourth round pick, 111th overall, in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Sharks, Setoguchi Agree To 3-Year, $9M Deal
The Sharks once again signed a key player before he could test the free-agent market, agreeing Thursday to a $9M, three-year deal with forward Devin Setoguchi. Setoguchi was eligible to become a restricted free agent July 1 but wanted to stay in San Jose. The feeling was mutual as the Sharks got the deal done early. "I couldn't be happier right now," Setoguchi said on a conference call. "San Jose is such a great place to play. The organization is great. The team is top-notch. All the way through, it's the best place to play in the National Hockey League."
Pacioretty Signs Two-Year Deal With Canadiens
Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty, who missed the last month of the regular season and playoffs after a controversial hit by Zdeno Chara, signed a two-year deal Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun it is worth $3.25M over the two years.
Nicklas Lidstrom Will Be Back For 20th Season
Nicklas Lidstrom is coming back for a 20th season with the Red Wings, agreeing to a one-year deal worth $6.2M, according to an ESPN.com report. "The reason it took so long was I wanted to make sure I found the motivation," the 41-year-old Lidstrom said Monday on a conference call.
Rangers, Kolarik Agree To Terms On Extension
Rangers President and GM Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with forward Chad Kolarik on a contract extension. Kolarik, 25, skated in 49 contests with the Connecticut Whale and Springfield Falcons of the American Hockey League last season, registering 21 goals and 20 assists for 41 points, along with 54 penalty minutes.
Harrison, Hurricanes Agree To $1.4M Deal
The Hurricanes have agreed to a $1.4 million, two-year contract with defenseman Jay Harrison. Carolina general manager Jim Rutherford announced Thursday that Harrison will earn $650,000 next season and $750,000 in 2012-2013.
Porter Signs One-Year Extension With Blues
Forward Chris Porter and the Blues have agreed to a one-year contract extension, according to a Yahoo! Sports report. Porter was set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, but received a two-way deal Monday.
Rangers Agree To Terms With Blake Parlett
Rangers President and GM Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with free agent defenseman Blake Parlett. Parlett, 22, skated in 24 games with the Connecticut Whale of the American Hockey League (AHL) this season, registering two goals and 10 assists for 12 points, along with 17 penalty minutes. He made his AHL debut on February 18 at Adirondack, and tallied his first AHL point with the overtime, game-winning goal, in a 2-1 victory at Springfield on March 5.