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Canadiens Sign Ilya Kovalchuk For The Rest Of The Season

Jan 5, 2020 1:36 AM

Ilya Kovalchuk will play for the Montreal Canadiens for the rest of the season after the 36-year-old Russian winger signed a two-way contract Friday for the league minimum, which will pay him $700,000 in the NHL and $70,000 in the AHL.

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Veteran Patrick Marleau Back With The Sharks

Oct 9, 2019 1:18 AM

After a winless start to the regular season, the San Jose Sharks are hoping an old friend named Patrick Marleau can bring some stability.

GM Doug Wilson announced that the team is signing the 40-year-old Marleau, who is the franchise leader in games (1,493), goals (508) and points (1,082). The deal is for one year with a $700,000 cap hit, which is the league minimum.

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

Sep 29, 2019 2:21 PM

The Winnipeg Jets re-signed restricted free-agent forward Kyle Connor on Saturday to a seven-year, $50 million deal.

Connor's deal carries an average annual value of $7.14 million.

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

Sep 28, 2019 1:59 PM

The Winnipeg Jets and right winger Patrik Laine have agreed to a two-year, $13.5 million contract, the team announced.

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Flames, Matthew Tkachuk Agree To Three-Year Deal

Sep 25, 2019 7:15 PM

The Calgary Flames have agreed to a three-year contract with restricted free agent Matthew Tkachuk, the team announced Wednesday.

The new contract has an average annual value of $7 million, the highest on the team.

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

Sep 24, 2019 1:10 AM

Another of the big restricted free agents is off the board with the Tampa Bay Lightning signing center Brayden Point to a three-year, $20.25 million deal.

"We are very pleased to re-sign Brayden today," Lightning general manager Julien BriseBois said in a statement. "He is the consummate professional with an unwavering commitment to team success, growing as a player and improving every day. It is that mindset that makes him an outstanding role model, teammate and person, on and off the ice. We look forward to getting Brayden back on the ice with his Lightning teammates as soon as possible."

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

Sep 22, 2019 11:37 AM

Thomas Chabot has agreed to an eight-year, $64 million contract extension with the Ottawa Senators.

Chabot had one season remaining on his entry-level deal.

"At the end of the day, to be here for the next nine years and build something together with the group and get something going and be a real competitive team within the next couple years, this can only be exciting," Chabot said.

Chabot was the 18th pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.



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

Sep 17, 2019 3:46 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers wrapped up another of their key free agents by signing forward Travis Konecny to a six-year, $33 million deal.

"We are happy to have Travis under contract for the next six seasons," general manager Chuck Fletcher said in a statement Monday. "Travis has shown progression in each of his three seasons and is an integral part of our group of young forwards. His speed, skill and tenacity sets him apart in today's NHL."

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Canucks, Brock Boeser Agree To Three-Year Extension

Sep 17, 2019 3:43 PM

The Canucks and restricted free-agent forward Brock Boeser have agreed to a three-year contract extension, the team announced Monday.

The deal holds an average annual value of $5.875 million.

"We're very pleased to have Brock re-sign," Vancouver general manager Jim Benning said. "He's a talented player, a key contributor to our offense and an important part of our team's future. We look forward to having Brock join the team in preparation for the upcoming season."

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

Sep 15, 2019 11:23 AM

Another top restricted free agent signed with his current team Sunday when defenseman Charlie McAvoy inked a three-year, $14.7 million deal.

Bruins general manager Don Sweeney made the announcement that the 21-year-old would remain with the team, just days after training camp began.

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Maple Leafs, Mitch Marner Agree To Six-Year Deal

Almost A Dozen Big Name Free Agents Remain Unsigned

Devils Re-Sign Pavel Zacha To Three-Year, $6.75M Deal

Devils GM Ray Shero Still Attempting To Sign Pavel Zacha

Coyotes Sign Clayton Keller To Eight-Year Extension

Kings, Adrian Kempe Agree To Three-Year, $6M Deal

Ivan Barbashev Re-Signs With Blues On Two-Year Deal

Islanders, Derrick Brassard Agree To One-Year Deal

Avs, Valeri Nichushkin Agree To One-Year Deal

Joel Edmundson Wins One-Year, $3.1M Deal From Blues In Arbitration
Doug Armstrong called Joel Edmundson an important part of the Blues' defensive unit and said they're looking forward to another successful season.


Lightning Sign Kevin Shattenkirk To One-Year, $1.75M Deal
The Rangers bought out the last two years of Kevin Shattenkirk's contract last week.


Sabres, Jake McCabe Agree To Two-Year, $5.7M Contract
Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe passed up his scheduled arbitration hearing by agreeing to a two-year deal.

Blues Re-Sign Oskar Sundqvist To Extension
The Blues have signed Oskar Sundqvist to a four-year, $11M contract extension.

Rangers, Jacob Trouba Agree To Seven-Year, $56M Deal
Jacob Trouba is expected to anchor the Rangers' defense.

Avs Sign Andre Burakovsky To One-Year, $3.25M Deal
Andre Burakovsky was acquired from the Capitals on June 28.

Jordan Binnington Agrees To Re-Sign With Blues
Goalie Jordan Binnington has agreed to a two-year deal with the Blues.

Reports: Michael Ferland Heads To Canucks
Forward Michael Ferland get a four-year deal with an average annual value of $3.5M.

Sharks Re-Sign Kevin Labanc To One-Year Deal
Kevin Labanc scored a career high 17 goals for the Sharks this past season.

Sabres Sign Marcus Johansson To Two-Year, $9M Deal
Free-agent center Marcus Johansson, 28, has battled injuries in recent seasons.

Blue Jackets Re-Sign Scott Harrington
Scott Harrington's contract is worth $4.9 million with an annual salary cap hit of $1.63 million.