by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 6:36 PM EDT
WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Keaton Ellerby to a one-year, two-way contract worth US$700,000.The 25-year-old from Strathmore, Alta.
by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 3:34 PM EDT
MONTREAL - The Montreal Canadiens avoided arbitration with centre Lars Eller, agreeing to terms of a four-year contract with the 25-year-old Thursday that reportedly pays him an average of US$3.
by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 2:25 PM EDT
VANCOUVER - The Vancouver Canucks have signed centre Jared McCann to an entry-level contract.The 18-year-old McCann played last season with the Ontario Hockey League's Sault Ste.
by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 2:02 PM EDT
TORONTO - Growing up with hockey in his blood, Kyle Dubas learned an important lesson from his grandfather."Never let the grass grow under your feet.
by The Canadian Press - July 24, 2014 1:43 PM EDT
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - The New York Islanders have agreed to a one-year, two-way contract with goalie Kevin Poulin.Poulin appeared in 28 games last season with the Islanders and posted an 11-16-1 record, with a .
by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 8:29 PM EDT
DENVER - Free-agent NHL defenceman Cory Sarich is recovering in a Calgary hospital after a cycling accident this week.His agent, Tim Hodgson, released a statement Wednesday saying that Sarich was airlifted to the hospital after being hit by a motor vehicle in Invermere, British Columbia.
by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 7:00 PM EDT
BUFFALO, N.Y. - The Buffalo Sabres signed free-agent defenceman Andre Benoit to a one-year contract Wednesday.Benoit spent last season with the Colorado Avalanche, and had a career-best 28 points (seven goals, 21 assists) in 79 games.
by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 6:53 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers agreed on a two-year deal shortly before going to arbitration.For the second straight day, the Rangers averted arbitration with a restricted free-agent forward.
by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 2:32 PM EDT
TORONTO - LeBron James going home to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers led to speculation about whether a star NHL player might do the same in the near future.
by The Canadian Press - July 23, 2014 11:08 AM EDT
DENVER - The Colorado Avalanche have avoided arbitration with Ryan O'Reilly by signing the versatile forward to a two-year deal.O'Reilly led the team with a career-high 28 goals last season and won the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, which is awarded to a player who best exemplifies gentlemanly conduct.
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 9:04 PM EDT
NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Rangers are avoiding salary arbitration with forward Mats Zuccarello, agreeing to terms with the restricted free agent on a one-year, $3.
by The Canadian Press - July 22, 2014 3:54 PM EDT
TORONTO - Almost a month into free agency, the Toronto Maple Leafs went bargain hunting Tuesday by signing left-winger David Booth to a US$1.
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