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Golden Knights, Phil Kessel Agree To One-Year, $1.5M Deal

Aug 25, 2022 11:06 AM

The Vegas Golden Knights scooped up one of the last remaining notable free agents Wednesday, agreeing to a one-year deal with American forward Phil Kessel.

The deal carries a price tag of $1.5 million and ensures another veteran presence on a team looking to return to the playoffs after missing out last season.

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Flames, Nazem Kadri Agree To Seven-Year, $49M Deal

Aug 18, 2022 4:00 PM

Nazem Kadri has agreed to a contract with the Calgary Flames, sources tell ESPN, as the free agent center ends weeks of speculation about his next NHL destination.

The contract is for seven years and carries a $7 million cap hit, according to a league source.

To make salary-cap space for Kadri, the Flames also are working on a trade to send center Sean Monahan to the Montreal Canadiens, according to multiple reports.

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Predators Sign Nino Niederreiter To Two-Year, $8M Deal

Jul 21, 2022 12:34 PM

The Nashville Predators have signed forward Nino Niederreiter to a two-year, $8 million contract, the team announced Thursday.

The Predators needed to boost their offense even after signing Filip Forsberg to an eight-year extension earlier this month.

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Maple Leafs Sign Calle Jarnkrok To Four-Year, $8.4M Deal

Jul 16, 2022 2:00 AM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Calle Jarnkrok to a four-year, $8.4 million contract, the team announced Friday.

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Ondrej Palat Signs Five-Year, $30M Deal With Devils

Jul 14, 2022 6:50 PM

The New Jersey Devils have signed former Tampa Bay Lightning winger Ondrej Palat, bringing a veteran Stanley Cup champion onto their young roster of forwards.

The Devils landed Palat on a five-year deal with an average annual value of $6 million, the team announced Thursday.

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Blue Jackets, Johnny Gaudreau Agree To Seven-Year, $68.25M Deal

Jul 14, 2022 12:29 AM

The Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday agreed to terms with star forward Johnny Gaudreau on a seven-year contract, the team announced, landing NHL free agency's biggest name in a stunning move.

Gaudreau's deal with the Blue Jackets is for $68.25 million, carrying an average annual value of $9.75 million against the NHL salary cap.

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Darcy Kuemper Joins Capitals, Signing Five-Year Deal

Jul 13, 2022 5:14 PM

Goaltender Darcy Kuemper, who won the Stanley Cup with the Colorado Avalanche last month, has signed a five-year free agent contract with the Washington Capitals.

Kuemper, 32, agreed to a $26.25 million deal that carries an average annual value of $5.25 million against the salary cap.

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Stars Sign Mason Marchment To Four-Year Deal

Jul 13, 2022 5:12 PM

The Dallas Stars signed forward Mason Marchment on Wednesday after his breakout season with the Florida Panthers, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Marchment, 27, signed a four-year deal with an average annual value of $4.5 million against the salary cap. 

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Penguins Sign Jan Rutta To Three-Year, $8.25M Deal

Jul 13, 2022 5:08 PM

The Pittsburgh Penguins on Wednesday signed free agent defenseman Jan Rutta to a three-year contract worth $8.25 million.

Rutta's deal carries an average annual value of $2.75 million.

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Andre Burakovsky Signs Five-Year, $27.5M Deal With Kraken

Jul 13, 2022 5:06 PM

Free agent forward Andre Burakovsky is joining the Seattle Kraken on a five-year contract worth $27.5 million.

The big winger is coming off a career-best regular season in which he scored 22 goals and 61 points in 80 games with the Colorado Avalanche.

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Red Wings Sign David Perron, Ben Chiarot

Johnny Gaudreau Will Test Free Agency

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Penguins, Evgeni Malkin Agree To Four-Year, $24.4M Extension

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Evgeni Malkin To Test Free Agency

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Avs Sign Valeri Nichushkin To Eight-Year, $49M Extension

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Oilers Grant Evander Kane Permission To Talk To Other Teams

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Flames Working On Deal To Re-Sign Johnny Gaudreau

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Evander Kane Unsure About Future With Oilers

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Stars Sign Denis Gurianov To One-Year, $2.9M Deal

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Johnny Gaudreau Would Like To Remain With Flames

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Tuukka Rask Signs AHL Deal, Eyes Comeback With Bruins

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Zach Parise Agrees To Deal With Islanders

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

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

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

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Devils Sign Tomas Tatar, Yegor Sharangovich

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Joe Thornton Skating With HC Davos In Switzerland

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

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Rangers Sign Barclay Goodrow To Six-Year Deal

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Kraken Getting FA's Adam Larsson, Chris Driedger

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