July 1, 2014

Flames sign goaltender Jonas Hiller, forward Mason Raymond

Flames sign goaltender Jonas Hiller, forward Mason Raymond

by The Canadian Press - July 1, 2014 12:53 PM EDT

CALGARY - The Calgary Flames have signed goaltender Jonas Hiller to a two-year, US$9-million deal, his agent tells The Canadian Press.Hiller made 50 starts in goal for Anaheim last season, posing a 29-13-7 record with five shutouts, a 2.


Blues lure Paul Stastny away from Avs, sign veteran centre to 4-year, $28M deal

Blues lure Paul Stastny away from Avs, sign veteran centre to 4-year, $28M deal

by The Canadian Press - July 1, 2014 12:47 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS - The St. Louis Blues have lured Paul Stastny away from division rival Colorado, signing the veteran centre to a four-year, US$28 million deal Tuesday.


Canadiens trade defenceman Josh Gorges to Sabres for 2016 second-round pick

by The Canadian Press - July 1, 2014 12:44 PM EDT

MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens have traded defenceman Josh Gorges to the Buffalo Sabres for a 2016 second-round pick.Gorges, who rejected a deal that would have sent him to the Toronto Maple Leafs, had a list of 15 teams he would not accept a trade to.


Penguins restock defence by signing free agent Ehrhoff to 1-year, $4 million contract

Penguins restock defence by signing free agent Ehrhoff to 1-year, $4 million contract

by The Canadian Press - July 1, 2014 12:42 PM EDT

Jim Rutherford didn't expect to fill all the holes on the Pittsburgh Penguins' roster in a day.Good thing, because it didn't happen. Not even close.


Oilers sign defenceman Mark Fayne, forward Benoit Pouliot

Oilers sign defenceman Mark Fayne, forward Benoit Pouliot

by The Canadian Press - July 1, 2014 12:35 PM EDT

EDMONTON - The Edmonton Oilers have signed defenceman Mark Fayne and forward Benoit Pouliot.Fayne signed a US$14.5-million, four-year deal with Edmonton.


Canadiens busy on opening day of free agency; Habs acquire Gilbert, Malhotra and trade Gorges

Canadiens busy on opening day of free agency; Habs acquire Gilbert, Malhotra and trade Gorges

by The Canadian Press - July 1, 2014 12:21 PM EDT

BROSSARD, Que. - Balancing the defence and making room for younger leaders marked the opening day of NHL free agency for the Montreal Canadiens.


Red Wings sign restricted free agent forward Riley Sheahan to $1.9 million, 2-year contract

by The Canadian Press - July 1, 2014 12:07 PM EDT

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings have signed forward Riley Sheahan to a $1.9 million, two-year contract.Detroit completed the deal with the restricted free agent Tuesday just before he potentially could have gotten offers from other teams.


Senators trade Spezza to Dallas, lose their captain for a second straight year

Senators trade Spezza to Dallas, lose their captain for a second straight year

by The Canadian Press - July 1, 2014 11:18 AM EDT

OTTAWA - For the second straight year the Ottawa Senators have lost their captain on the opening day of NHL free agency.The Senators traded Jason Spezza, who was coming off his first year as captain, to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday for winger Alex Chiasson along with prospects Alex Guptill, Nicholas Paul and a second-round pick in 2015.

June 30, 2014

Jets re-sign forward Chris Thorburn for three years, $3.6 million

Jets re-sign forward Chris Thorburn for three years, $3.6 million

by The Canadian Press - June 30, 2014 10:15 PM EDT

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have re-signed forward Chris Thorburn for three more years the night before NHL free agency begins.The deal is worth $3.


Los Angeles Kings re-sign defenceman Jeff Schultz to 2-year deal after playoff effort

Los Angeles Kings re-sign defenceman Jeff Schultz to 2-year deal after playoff effort

by The Canadian Press - June 30, 2014 9:00 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. - The Los Angeles Kings have re-signed defenceman Jeff Schultz to a two-year contract.The Stanley Cup champions announced the deal Monday with Schultz, who played a key supporting role in their title run.


Despite lower salary cap, unrestricted free agency expected to be busy as usual

by The Canadian Press - June 30, 2014 7:24 PM EDT

When the clock strikes noon, money will be thrown like crazy ... as usual.Even with the salary cap being set lower than many general managers expected and hoped for at $69 million and what's considered a shallow pool of top-end players available, this unrestricted-free-agent period figures to follow the familiar script of teams bidding up prices to keep up with each other.


Sabres intend to take modest approach to NHL free agency; Former captain Ott a candidate

by The Canadian Press - June 30, 2014 6:50 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. - General manager Tim Murray decided defenceman Christian Ehrhoff and his hefty contract did not fit in his long-term vision for rebuilding the Buffalo Sabres.

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