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Devils, Parise Reach One-Year Pact
The Devils avoided arbitration by signing left winger Zach Parise to a one-year contract, the team announced Friday night. The two sides continue to try to work out a long-term contract. The deal is worth $6 million, according to TSN. "It's a one-year settlement that makes sense for both player and club," Parise's agent, Wade Arnott, said. Parise and the Devils had an arbitration hearing scheduled for Aug. 3.
Callahan, Rangers Reach Deal
The Rangers avoided arbitration with restricted free-agent forward Ryan Callahan by agreeing on a new contract on Wednesday. Callahan's agent, Stephen Bartlett, said deal is for three years and $12.825 million. The deal will pay Callahan $4 million in each of the first two years and $4.825 million in the final year, according to a source. With Callahan not having to go to his Thursday hearing, the Rangers successfully locked up all four of their restricted free agents who had filed for arbitration.
Rangers Agree To Terms With Steve Eminger
Rangers President and GM Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with defenseman Steve Eminger on a new contract. Eminger, 27, skated in 65 games with the Rangers last season, registering two goals and four assists, along with 22 penalty minutes. He made his Rangers debut in the season opener on October 9 at Buffalo, and tallied his first point as a Blueshirt with an assist in the home opener on October 15 vs. Toronto. Eminger ranked third on the team with 101 blocked shots. The Rangers posted a record of 4-1-1 when he tallied a point.
Dubinsky Agrees To New Deal With Rangers
Rangers President and GM Glen Sather announced today that the club has agreed to terms with forward Brandon Dubinsky on a new contract. Dubinsky, 25, skated in 77 games with the Rangers last season, registering 24 goals and 30 assists for 54 points, along with 100 penalty minutes. He established career-highs in goals, assists, points, power play assists (seven), power play points (11), and shots on goal (202). Dubinsky led the Rangers in points, goals, assists, and road points (26), ranked second in shots, tied for first in road goals (14), third in power play goals (four) and power play points (11), fourth in power play assists (seven), and led all team forwards in average ice time (20:13).
Lightning, Stamkos Reach Five-Year Deal
The Lightning and Steven Stamkos have agreed to terms on a five-year contract. He will earn $8 million in each of the first four seasons, and $5.5 million in the final year, according to a source. He will carry a $7.5 million cap hit annually. "Steven is extremely important to this franchise and is part of the foundation of our hockey team," Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman said. "We are very pleased to have him signed and look forward to seeing him in a Lightning uniform for years to come." Stamkos, a restricted free agent, was the No. 1 overall pick in the 2008 draft. He played in all 164 games the past two seasons, leading the league with 96 combined goals.
Maroon Agrees To Deal With Ducks
The Anaheim Ducks announced Saturday that they have signed left wing Patrick Maroon to a one-year contract. Per club policy, financial terms were not disclosed. Maroon, 23, was acquired by Anaheim with David Laliberte from Philadelphia in exchange for Danny Syvret and Rob Bordson on Nov. 21, 2010. The 6-4, 225-pound winger split the 2010-11 season with Syracuse and Adirondack of the American Hockey League (AHL), collecting 56 points with a +5 rating and 98 penalty minutes (PIM) in 66 combined games. He ranked tied for second among AHL leaders with 15 power play goals. Following his acquisition from Philadelphia, Maroon ranked second on Syracuse in points (48), third in goals (21) and plus/minus (+6), and fifth in assists (27).
L.A. Agrees To Terms With Six Players
The Los Angeles Kings have agreed to terms on one-year contracts with forwards Marc-Andre Cliche, Rich Clune and David Meckler, defensemen Andrew Campbell and Patrick Mullen, and goaltender Jeff Zatkoff, Kings president/general manager Dean Lombardi announced Friday.
Kings, Lewis Agree To Terms
The Los Angeles Kings agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Trevor Lewis, Kings president/general manager Dean Lombardi announced Friday. Lewis, 24, registered 13 points and six penalty minutes in 72 regular season games in 2010-11, his first full season in the NHL. Two of his Lewis' three goals proved to be game-winners and the 6-1, 195-pound native of Salt Lake City, Utah also finished tied for 10th among rookies with 102 hits. Lewis appeared in all six Kings postseason games this past season, tying for second on the club with three assists while totaling four points and two penalty minutes in the six contests.
Report: Rangers, Boyle Agree To Three-Year Deal
The Rangers have agreed to a new contract with restricted free-agent forward Brian Boyle, according to The Record (N.J.). Boyle is the third restricted free agent whom the Rangers have re-signed this offseason, following forward Artem Anisimov and defenseman Michael Sauer. It is reported by The Record to be a three-year deal worth $5.1M.
Jackets Reach Agreement With Chicago Express As Affiliate
Blue Jackets Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and GM Scott Howson announced today that the club has reached an agreement with the Chicago Express to serve as the ECHL affiliate for the Blue Jackets and the AHL’s Springfield Falcons for the 2011-12 season. “We are very pleased to add the Chicago Express as an affiliate for this season.” said Blue Jackets Assistant GM Chris MacFarland. “Player development is critical for an organization to achieve long term success and Chicago will provide a tremendous opportunity for some of our young players to gain valuable experience. It should be an exciting season and we really look forward to a great year with the Express.”
Brandon Sutter Signs Three-Year Deal With 'Canes
The Hurricanes have agreed to a three-year, $6.2M contract with center Brandon Sutter.
Kings Agree To Terms With Richardson On Two-Year Deal
The Kings have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with forward Brad Richardson.
Avs Sign Galiardi, Agree To Terms With Rissmiller
The Avalanche have signed T.J. Galiardi to a one-year deal and also announced the club has agreed to terms with Patrick Rissmiller on a one-year contract.
McDonald, Detroit Reach Two-Year Deal
Joey McDonald went 5-5-3 with a 2.58 goals-against average in 15 games for Detroit last season.
Stalberg Agrees To 2-Year Deal With 'Hawks
The Blackhawks and forward Viktor Stalberg have agreed to terms on a two-year deal.
Avalanche Come To Terms With Seven Players
Colorado has signed goaltender Cedrick Desjardins and forward Evan Brophey each to a one-year contract for the 2011-12 season.
Kings Land Simon Gagne
The Kings and free agent Simon Gagne have agreed to terms on a two-year contract.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Agrees To Deal With Oilers
The Oilers have agreed to terms with Ryan Nugent-Hopkins on a three-year entry-level contract.
Rangers Agree To Terms With Mike Rupp
The Rangers have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent forward Mike Rupp.
Jagr Chooses Flyers After Penguins, Red Wings Drop Out
The Flyers have agreed to terms with free agent Jaromir Jagr.