July 2, 2014

After opening day frenzy, signings slow to a trickle on Day 2 of NHL free agency

After opening day frenzy, signings slow to a trickle on Day 2 of NHL free agency

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 6:17 PM EDT

Sabres general manager Tim Murray joked that he has run out of spending money two days into NHL free agency.Most of his fellow executives appeared to be in the same boat Wednesday.


Penguins sign free-agent forward Steve Downie to a 1-year, $1 million deal

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 6:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - The Pittsburgh Penguins signed free-agent forward Steve Downie to a one-year, $1 million deal Wednesday, a day after signing four players.


Veteran centre Olli Jokinen signs 1-year, $2.5 million contract with Nashville Predators

Veteran centre Olli Jokinen signs 1-year, $2.5 million contract with Nashville Predators

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 5:19 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The Nashville Predators signed centre Olli Jokinen on Wednesday in their latest attempt to boost an offence that has lacked punch.


Islanders sign Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin to four-year deals

Islanders sign Mikhail Grabovski and Nikolai Kulemin to four-year deals

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 5:01 PM EDT

UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders made a big splash on the second day of free agency, signing centre Mikhail Grabovski and former Toronto Maple Leafs teammate Nikolai Kulemin.


Sharks sign enforcer John Scott to 1-year deal, acquire F Tye McGinn

Sharks sign enforcer John Scott to 1-year deal, acquire F Tye McGinn

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 4:49 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks have signed free-agent forward John Scott to a one-year, $700,000 contract.San Jose also acquired forward Tye McGinn from Philadelphia on Wednesday for a third-round pick in next year's draft.


Defenceman Kyle Cumiskey agrees to 1-year contract with Blackhawks

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 4:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO - Defenceman Kyle Cumiskey has agreed to a one-year contract with the Chicago Blackhawks and is returning to the NHL.The 27-year-old Cumiskey spent the past two years with MODO of the Swedish Hockey League and had four goals and 24 assists last season.


Jets sign goaltender Michael Hutchinson to $1.15-million, two-year deal

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 4:21 PM EDT

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have signed goaltender Michael Hutchinson to a US$1.15-million, two-year contract.Hutchinson, a 24-year-old restricted free agent, will count $575,000 against the salary cap each season if he remains in the NHL.


Wild add more depth with 2-way contract for RW Joel Rechlicz

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 3:39 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. - The Minnesota Wild have agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with right wing Joel Rechlicz.The deal was announced Wednesday.


Vanek value, Engelland stunner highlight best and worst deals in NHL free agency

Vanek value, Engelland stunner highlight best and worst deals in NHL free agency

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 3:23 PM EDT

NHL teams doled out a half a billion dollars on the first day of free agency. Here's a look at the best and worst contracts (all dollar figures U.


Chiasson welcomes expectations with Senators that come after Spezza trade

Chiasson welcomes expectations with Senators that come after Spezza trade

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 2:06 PM EDT

Alex Chiasson set his own lofty expectations by being just the seventh player in the NHL's modern era to score nine or more goals in his first 10 games.


Canucks sign centres Dustin Jeffrey, Cal O'Reilly and Bobby Sanguinetti

Canucks sign centres Dustin Jeffrey, Cal O'Reilly and Bobby Sanguinetti

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 1:55 PM EDT

VANCOUVER - After making a big splash on Day 1 of free agency by signing Ryan Miller, the Vancouver Canucks took some time to gain some organizational depth with three smaller deals.


Flyers seek more info after reports team captain Giroux was arrested in Ottawa

Flyers seek more info after reports team captain Giroux was arrested in Ottawa

by The Canadian Press - July 2, 2014 12:24 PM EDT

OTTAWA - The Philadelphia Flyers say they are aware of stories out of Ottawa "surrounding" Claude Giroux, who was reportedly arrested Tuesday night for allegedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer.

THN on Twitter

Did the Colorado Avalanche overpay Ryan O'Reilly (two years, $6 million per)?




Contests

Our Partners