Signing - Hockey Wiretap

Sharks Sign Erik Karlsson To Eight-Year Deal

Jun 17, 2019 2:58 PM

The San Jose Sharks have kept one of the premier free agents off the market, signing defenseman Erik Karlsson to an eight-year deal.

While the team didn't disclose terms, multiple reports say he will receive $11.5 million per season, making him the highest-paid defenseman in the league

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Capitals Re-Sign Carl Hagelin To Four-Year, $11M Deal

Jun 17, 2019 4:53 AM

The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Carl Hagelin to a four-year, $11 million deal.

The 30-year-old, who was set to become an unrestricted free agent, was acquired from the Los Angeles Kings in February.

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Reports: Ducks Name Dallas Eakins Head Coach

Jun 17, 2019 4:50 AM

The Anaheim Ducks have gone to their AHL affiliate to find their next head coach, with Dallas Eakins getting the job, according to multiple reports.

Eakins has led the San Diego Gulls since 2015. He does have NHL head-coaching experience, with the Edmonton Oilers from 2013-15.

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Coyotes Sign Ilya Lyubushkin To One-Year Deal

Jun 15, 2019 1:40 PM

The Arizona Coyotes have signed defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin to a one-year contract.

The deal was announced Friday.

Lyubushkin, 25, had four assists in 41 games in 2018-19, his first season with the Coyotes.

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Islanders Re-Sign Jordan Eberle To Five-Year Deal

Jun 14, 2019 2:28 PM

The New York Islanders have re-signed winger Jordan Eberle to a five-year contract before he could reach free agency next month, the team announced Friday.

TSN reports that Eberle's deal has an average annual value of $5.5 million.

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Jeff Skinner Signs Eight-Year, $72M Deal With Sabres

Jun 7, 2019 11:56 PM

Jeff Skinner, who would have been one of the most coveted free-agent wingers this summer, is officially off the market after signing an eight-year, $72 million contract extension with the Buffalo Sabres on Friday.

Skinner, 27, had a career-high 40 goals in his first season in Buffalo.

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Pavel Datsyuk To Stay In Russia

Jun 5, 2019 1:17 PM

Pavel Datsyuk has signed for his hometown Russian club in the Kontinental Hockey League, ending speculation of a possible return to the NHL.

The 40-year-old center has signed a one-year deal with Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg, the successor to the team where he began his pro career in the 1996-97 season.

Tags: Detroit Red Wings, Misc Rumor, Signing

Blackhawks Hire Marc Crawford As Assistant Coach

Jun 5, 2019 1:11 AM

The Chicago Blackhawks have hired Marc Crawford as an assistant coach on Jeremy Colliton's staff.

The 58-year-old Crawford was the interim head coach for Ottawa at the end of last season. He also has served as the head coach for Colorado, Vancouver, Los Angeles and Dallas, leading the Avalanche to the Stanley Cup title in 1996.

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Sharks Bringing Back Bob Boughner As Assistant

May 30, 2019 11:55 AM

The Sharks are bringing back former Florida Panthers coach Bob Boughner as an assistant, the team announced Wednesday.

Boughner will replace Rob Zettler on coach Peter DeBoer's staff.

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Oilers Hire Dave Tippett As New Head Coach

May 28, 2019 6:58 PM

Dave Tippett has been hired as the 16th head coach of the Edmonton Oilers -- and the third of superstar Connor McDavid's five-year career.

Tippett, 57, previously coached the Dallas Stars (2002-09) and the Phoenix/Arizona Coyotes (2009-17), with a career record of 553-413-28-120.

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Wild Hire Mike Modano As Adviser To Owner
The Wild have named Mike Modano the executive adviser to owner Craig Leipold on Thursday.

Islanders Sign Brock Nelson To Six-Year, $36M Extension
Forward Brock Nelson has a career year for the Islanders this season.

Senators Name D.J. Smith New Coach
D.J. Smith has been an assistant coach with the Maple Leafs the past four NHL seasons.

Red Wings Name Steve Yzerman New GM
Chris Ilitch, the president and CEO of Ilitch Holdings, which owns the Red Wings, said Ken Holland encouraged him to hire Steve Yzerman to replace him

Kings Name Todd McLellan Head Coach
Todd McLellan was also a candidate for the coaching vacancy with the Sabres.

Flyers Name Alain Vigneault Head Coach
Alain Vigneault most recently coached the Rangers for five NHL seasons.

Vegas Adds Nikita Gusev To Playoff Roster
Nikita Gusev was the KHL's top scorer playing with SKA St. Petersburg this season.

Avs Sign UMass' Cale Makr For Playoff Run
The Avs signed the reigning Hobey Baker Award winner on Sunday, and he will join the team immediately.

Devils Give GM Ray Shero New Deal
The Devils have given Ray Shero a new multi-year deal despite finishing with the NHL's third-worst record.

Panthers Hire Joel Quenneville As Head Coach
Joel Quennville is second on the NHL's all-time victory list.

Red Wings Give Coach Jeff Blashill Two-Year Extension
The Red Wings will miss the NHL playoffs for the third straight year.

Coyotes Sign Nick Schmaltz To Seven-Year Extension
Nick Schmaltz has 34 goals and 71 assists in 179 career games.

Lightning Give Coach Jon Cooper Multi-Year Deal
Jon Cooper is currently the NHL's longest tenured coach.

Press Release

Bruins Sign Zdeno Chara To One-Year Extension
Zdeno Chara, 42, will earn a base salary of $2 million with $1.75 million in performance incentives.


Capitals, Pheonix Copley Agree Upon Three-Year, $3.3M Deal
The Capitals have signed backup goalie Pheonix Copley to a $3.3 million, three-year extension.

Associated Press

Hurricanes, Jordan Martinook Agree Upon Two-Year, $4M Extension
The extension will kick in for the 2019-20 season.

Associated Press

Blue Jackets Hire Martin St. Louis As Consultant
The Blue Jackets named Martin St. Louis a special-teams consultant on Monday.

Devils Give Coach John Hynes Extension
The Devils are currently 15-17-7 and in seventh place in the Metropolitan Division.

Pens Sign Jake Guentzel To Five-Year Extension
Center Jake Guentzel will be with the Penguins through the 023-24 NHL season.

Robert Bortuzzo Signs Three-Year Extension With Blues
Blues GM Doug Armstrong announced Robert Bortuzzo's $4.125M deal on Saturday.