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Ducks Extend GM Bob Murray Through 2021-22 NHL Season

Dec 8, 2018 2:26 PM

The Ducks announced today that the club has extended the contract of Executive Vice President/General Manager Bob Murray for two additional seasons. Murray is now under contract through the 2021-22 NHL season.

“Bob has created a winning organization with his commitment and expertise,” said Ducks Chief Executive Officer Michael Schulman. “We are very pleased to be in a position where expectations are high virtually every season, thanks in large part to Bob and his staff. We passionately share a common goal – bringing another Stanley Cup to Orange County.”

A three-time finalist for NHL General Manager of the Year (won in 2013-14), Murray has led Anaheim to the playoffs the last six consecutive seasons (only Pittsburgh has a longer streak) and five consecutive 100+ point seasons (NHL’s longest active streak). The Ducks are the only Western Conference team to play in the Conference Finals in two of the last four seasons and have won a conference-leading 31 playoff games since 2014. 

 

 

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Flyers Hire Chuck Fletcher As New GM

Dec 4, 2018 2:12 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers want to win now, and they believe Chuck Fletcher is the general manager to make that happen.

Fletcher was hired as executive vice president and general manager of the Flyers on Monday, one week after Ron Hextall was fired.

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Penguins Sign GM Jim Rutherford To Extension

Nov 14, 2018 3:02 PM

General manager Jim Rutherford is sticking with the Penguins.

The team announced Wednesday it has extended Rutherford's contract through the 2021-22 season. His old deal was set to expire at the end of this season.

Rutherford, 69, is the only general manager to win Stanley Cups with multiple teams since the league expanded in 1967.

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Predators Sign Pekka Rinne To Two-Year Extension

Nov 4, 2018 1:06 AM

The Nashville Predators signed goaltender Pekka Rinne to a two-year contract extension worth $10 million, keeping the Vezina Trophy winner under contract through 2020-21.

General manager David Poile announced the extension Saturday, on Rinne's 36th birthday.

Poile said Rinne has made the most impact on and off the ice for the Predators as one of the NHL's best goaltenders.

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Lightning Re-Sign Yanni Gourde To Six-Year Deal

Nov 3, 2018 2:25 AM

The Tampa Bay Lightning have re-signed forward Yanni Gourde to a six-year deal worth almost $31 million, general manager Julien BriseBois announced Friday.

Gourde, 26, will make an average of $5.17 million under the new deal, which runs through the 2024-25 season.

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Golden Knights Sign Alex Tuch To Seven-Year Deal

Oct 19, 2018 7:29 PM

The Vegas Golden Knights have signed forward Alex Tuch to a seven-year contract extension worth an average annual value of $4.75 million, the team announced Friday.

Tuch scored 37 points (15 goals, 22 assists) last season for the Golden Knights and 10 more (six goals, four assists) in the playoffs.

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Ducks Sign Nick Ritchie To Three-Year Deal

Oct 18, 2018 1:45 AM

The Anaheim Ducks have signed holdout power forward Nick Ritchie to a three-year contract.

Ritchie had 10 goals and 17 assists in 76 games last season in his second full NHL campaign. The 2014 first-round pick has 26 goals, 33 assists and 171 penalty minutes in 186 career games.

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Sharks Sign Barclay Goodrow To Two-Year Extension

Oct 5, 2018 1:55 AM

The San Jose Sharks have signed forward Barclay Goodrow to a two-year contract extension.

General manager Doug Wilson announced the move to keep Goodrow from becoming a restricted free agent next summer on Thursday.

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Canadiens Sign Paul Byron To Four-Year Deal

Sep 24, 2018 12:40 AM

The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms on a four-year contract extension with forward Paul Byron.

The deal, which has an average annual value of $3.4 million, was announced Sunday.

The 29-year-old Byron had 20 goals and 15 assists in 82 games with the Canadiens last season and ranked second on the team in goals.

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Devils Sign Miles Wood To Four-Year, $11M Deal

Sep 22, 2018 8:42 PM

The New Jersey Devils have signed forward Miles Wood to a four-year, $11 million contract.

General manager Ray Shero announced the signing Saturday. Wood will earn $2.5 million annually in the first three years of the contract and $3.5 millon in 2021-22.

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Sabres Sign Sam Reinhart To Two-Year, $7.3M Deal
Sam Reinhart was the team's lone offseason holdout before reaching the deal on Wednesday.

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Stars Sign Tyler Seguin To Eight-Year, $78.8M Extension
Tyler Seguin had a career-high 40 goals to go with 38 assists last season.

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Jackets Sign Top Three Executives To Extensions
The Blue Jackets have signed John Davidson, Jarmo Kekalainen, and Bill Zito to new deals.

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After Trade, Golden Knights Sign Max Pacioretty To Extension
The Golden Knights acquired Max Pacioretty from the Canadiens on Sunday.

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Blake Wheeler Signs Five-Year, $41.25M Extension With Jets
Blake Wheeler led the Jets with 91 points (23 goals, 68 assists).

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Flames Sign Noah Hanifin To Six-Year, $29.7M Contract
Noah Hanifin had 18 goals and 65 assists in 239 games in three seasons with Carolina.

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Oilers Sign Scottie Upshall To Pro Tryout
Scottie Upshall had seven goals and 12 assists last season for the Blues.

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Ducks Sign Ondrej Kase To Three-Year, $7.8M Deal
Right winger Ondrej Kase scored 20 goals for the Ducks last season.

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Predators Sign Ryan Ellis To Eight-Year Extension
The Predators have signed defenseman Ryan Ellis to a eight-year deal, worth $50 million.

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Senators Sign Brady Tkachuk To Three-Year, Entry-Level Deal
Brady Tkachuk, 18, was selected by the Senators with the No. 4 pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.

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Red Wings Re-Sign Dylan Larkin To Five-Year Deal
The deal with center Dylan Larkin is reported to be valued at $30.5 million.

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Golden Knights Re-Sign William Karlsson To One-Year, $5.25M Deal
William Karlsson gets a significant raise from his previous $1 million salary.

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Ducks Sign John Gibson To Eight-Year, $51.2M Extension
John Gibson set career highs last season with 31 victories and a .926 save percentage while playing in 60 games.

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Miikka Salomaki Signs Two-Year, $1.5M Deal With Predators
Miikka Salomaki played 58 games last season for the Predators with two goals and six assists.

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Brady Skjei Re-Signs With Rangers On Six-Year, $31.5M Deal
Brady Skjei was a restricted free agent.

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Penguins Sign Tristan Jarry To Two-Year Deal
Tristan Jarry went 14-6-2 with a 2.77 goals against average last season while backing up Matt Murray.

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Capitals Re-Sign Tom Wilson To Six-Year, $31.02M Deal
Tom Wilson had 14 goals and 21 assists for 35 points last season.

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Predators Sign Dan Hamhuis To Two-Year, $2.5M Deal
Dan Hamhuis had three goals and 21 assists for Dallas in the 2017-18 season.

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Caps Bring Back Brooks Orpik
Defenseman Brooks Orpik has signed a $1M, one-year deal with the Capitals.

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Chris Chelios To Work For Blackhawks As Ambassador
Chris Chelios spent a decade with the Red Wings as a player from 1999-2009.

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