Free Agent Rumor - Hockey Wiretap

Zach Parise Agrees To Deal With Islanders

Sep 10, 2021 5:04 PM

Zach Parise agreed to terms on a contract with the New York Islanders on Friday. No details of the contract were disclosed.

The 37-year-old forward had the final four seasons of his 13-year, $98 million contract ($7.54 million average annual value) bought out by the Minnesota Wild on July 13.

Tags: New York Islanders, Minnesota Wild, Free Agent Rumor, Terms Agreement

Derick Brassard Signs One-Year, $825K Deal With Flyers

Aug 25, 2021 2:38 PM

Derick Brassard signed a one-year, $825,000 contract with the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday.

The 33-year-old center, who was an unrestricted free agent, scored 20 points (eight goals, 12 assists) in 53 games with the Arizona Coyotes last season. He was first on the team in face-off percentage (52.6, minimum 15 face-offs taken).

Tags: Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes, Free Agent Rumor, Signing

Tuukkla Rask Could Return In December, Only Wants To Play For Bruins

Aug 25, 2021 2:36 PM

Tuukka Rask said he could be ready to return from offseason hip surgery in late December, and when he does, the unrestricted free agent goalie only wants to play for the Boston Bruins.

"I'll be ready to go probably around Christmas time, January," Rask told WEEI 93.7 FM on Wednesday. "So hopefully I can start skating here in a month and a half or so and then progress from there and be ready to go in January."

Tags: Boston Bruins, Free Agent Rumor, Injury, Misc Rumor

Joe Thornton Signs One-Year, $750K Deal With Panthers

Aug 13, 2021 1:52 PM

Star center Joe Thornton has signed a one-year deal with the Florida Panthers for the 24th season of his legendary career.

Thornton, 42, will earn $750,000 on the deal, with no bonuses or incentives.

"I see their team on paper, I watched their team last year, I love their team, and that's it," Thornton said. "I love what they're building, and I'm excited to be part of it. But everything is about ultimately winning the Stanley Cup, and the Panthers are right there in my opinion."

Tags: Florida Panthers, Toronto Maple Leafs, San Jose Sharks, Free Agent Rumor, Signing

Devils Sign Tomas Tatar, Yegor Sharangovich

Aug 5, 2021 5:02 PM

The New Jersey Devils have signed free-agent forward Tomas Tatar to a two-year, $9 million contract and re-signed restricted free-agent forward Yegor Sharangovich to a two-year, $4 million deal, general manager Tom Fitzgerald announced Thursday.

Tags: New Jersey Devils, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Joe Thornton Skating With HC Davos In Switzerland

Aug 4, 2021 1:37 AM

Joe Thornton is practicing with HC Davos of the National League, the top professional league in Switzerland, while the unrestricted free agent forward decides on his NHL future.

The 42-year-old scored 20 points (five goals, 15 assists) in 44 games with the Toronto Maple Leafs last season after signing a one-year, $700,000 contract Oct. 16. He missed 10 games with a fractured rib from Jan. 22-Feb. 13.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, San Jose Sharks, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor

Maple Leafs Sign Nick Ritchie To Two-Year, $5M Deal

Aug 1, 2021 1:48 AM

Nick Ritchie signed a two-year, $5 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday. It has an average annual value of $2.5 million.

The 25-year-old forward was an unrestricted free agent after not receiving a qualifying offer from the Boston Bruins.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins, Free Agent Rumor, Signing

Rangers Sign Barclay Goodrow To Six-Year Deal

Jul 22, 2021 6:44 PM

Forward Barclay Goodrow, who just finished helping the Tampa Bay Lightning win consecutive Stanley Cups, has signed a six-year contract with the New York Rangers.

General manager Chris Drury announced the signing Thursday, less than a week after acquiring the rights to the unrestricted free agent from the Lightning for a seventh-round draft pick in 2022. According to reports, the deal carries a cap hit of $3.642 million.

Tags: New York Rangers, Tampa Bay Lightning, Free Agent Rumor, Signing

Kraken Getting FA's Adam Larsson, Chris Driedger

Jul 21, 2021 1:34 PM

The Seattle Kraken used their exclusive negotiating window with unrestricted free agents to start building their roster ahead of Wednesday night's NHL expansion draft reveal.

Sources confirmed to ESPN that Edmonton Oilers defenseman Adam Larsson has agreed to a four-year, $16 million deal with the Kraken and that Florida Panthers goalie Chris Driedger has agreed to a three-year, $10.5 million deal with Seattle.

Both players will count as Seattle's selections from those teams in the expansion draft.

Tags: , Expansion, Free Agent Rumor

Hurricanes Give Dougie Hamilton Permission To Talk To Teams

Jun 16, 2021 10:46 AM

Dougie Hamilton has permission from the Carolina Hurricanes to talk to other teams before possibly becoming an unrestricted free agent next month, according to multiple reports.

Sportsnet and TSN reported agent J.P. Barry can speak to other NHL teams to possibly set up a sign-and-trade deal for the defenseman.

The Hurricanes and expansion Seattle Kraken are the only teams that can offer Hamilton a maximum term of eight years. If he signs elsewhere as a free agent after July 28, the maximum contract length would be seven years.

Tags: Carolina Hurricanes, Free Agent Rumor

Alex Ovechkin 'Confident' Of New Deal With Caps

Canadiens Sign Corey Perry To One-Year Deal

Blackhawks, Carl Soderberg Agree To One-Year, $1M Deal

Mike Hoffman Drawing Interest From Multiple Teams

Source: Henrik Lundqvist Signing A One-Year Deal With Capitals

Capitals Eyeing Henrik Lundqvist, Re-Sign Brenden Dillon

Source: Rangers To Buy Out Henrik Lundqvist's Contract

Senators Won't Re-Sign Craig Anderson

GM Guerin: Wild Will Not Resign Mikko Koivu

NHL Moves Up Draft To October 6-7; Free Agency To Begin October 9

Canadiens Sign Ilya Kovalchuk For The Rest Of The Season

Veteran Patrick Marleau Back With The Sharks

Jets Re-Sign Kyle Connor To Seven-Year, $50M Deal

Jets, Patrik Laine Agree To Two-Year, $13.5M Deal

Flames, Matthew Tkachuk Agree To Three-Year Deal

Lightning Sign Brayden Point To Three-Year, $20.25M Deal

Thomas Chabot, Senators Agree To Eight-Year, $64M Extension


Flyers Sign Travis Konecny To Six-Year, $33M Deal

Canucks, Brock Boeser Agree To Three-Year Extension

Bruins Sign Charlie McAvoy To Three-Year, $14.7M Deal