Columbus scored with Saad, while Buffalo got a crucial piece in O'Reilly. But the Sabres doled out a pretty penny for their new center – was it too much for a player that has never scored 30 goals? More
Coupled with the Paul Martin signing, the Joel Ward acquisition leaves no doubt the Sharks intend to push for the playoffs in 2015-16.
In the salary cap era, most quality signings are as much about talent as they are about value. With the frenzy of July 1 over and the depth signings in full swing, here are five players who could make a difference in 2015-16 who are still looking for a contract and won’t break the bank.
The St. Louis Blues announced Friday the re-signing of goaltender Jake Allen to a two-year, $4.7 million deal. Allen took the starting reins in the post-season from Brian Elliott and if the Blues use a 1A-1B goaltending tandem, Allen could again challenge for the spot as 1A.
The young emperor has officially put pen to contract in Edmonton, but how will the Oilers look in 2015-16 based on the early moves made by new GM Peter Chiarelli?
The minor signings continue to trickle in as the St. Louis Blues have inked Kyle Brodziak to a one-year, $900,000 deal. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Flyers have picked up goaltender Jason LaBarbera as insurance in goal on a one-year contract.
According to a report out of Finland, Toronto Maple Leafs left winger Leo Komarov has been charged with dangerous driving and could be sentenced to jail time. Komarov, 28, signed a four-year, $11.8 million deal with the Maple Leafs in July 2014.
According to a report, the Buffalo Sabres and Ryan O’Reilly have come to terms on a long-term deal. O’Reilly, 24, is considered one of the best two-way forwards in the game today and signing him long-term could mean the Sabres rebuild is well on its way to making the club a legitimate playoff contender.
Which team will land the big fish? We've got you covered throughout the off-season with our Free Agent Tracker. Check out which unrestricted free agent has signed where and stay on top of all the latest signings.
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