The NHL's investigation into gambling allegations made against Evander Kane is expected to wrap up before the start of training camp in mid-September, league deputy commissioner Bill Daly said in an email to The Mercury News' Curtis Pashelka.
The Jack Eichel situation seems to have reached its breaking point in Buffalo, going from contentious to downright ugly.
The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenceman Ryan Murray to a one-year contract, the team announced on Monday.
Anna Kane is a pregnant wife that is at her breaking point and lashing out.
Winnipeg Jets defenceman Neal Pionk, Seattle Kraken defenceman Vince Dunn and Nashville Predators starter Juuse Saros were among a group of 17 restricted free agents that filed for salary arbitration this off-season, the NHLPA announced Sunday.
With the sheer volume of contracts that were filed with NHL Central Registry at the start of free agency, it has taken them some time to review them all to ensure they’re in compliance with all of the CBA rules. Once in a while, deals are rejected because an element doesn’t meet the criteria and CapFriendly reports (Twitter link) that this is the case with the Kraken’s deal for goaltender Philipp Grubauer. CapFriendly has the full details of the deal here.
The NHL announced it is launching a full investigation into the conduct of San Jose Sharks star Evander Kane after his wife, Anna, made a series of Instagram posts alleging the 29-year-old has been gambling on his own games.
The Montreal Canadiens have signed restricted free-agent forward Artturi Lehkonen to a one-year deal worth $2.3 million, the team announced Saturday.
Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury may be more willing to play for the Chicago Blackhawks than previously thought.
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has signed forward Ondrej Kaše to a one-year contract. The value of the contract is worth $1.25 million.
The St. Louis Blues have reached an agreement with Ivan Barbashev on a new two-year contract, according to his agent Dan Milstein of Gold Star Hockey. Barbashev was a restricted free agent and eligible for salary arbitration this summer. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reports that the contract will carry an average annual value of $2.25M. PuckPedia reports that Barbashev will earn $1.9M in 2021-22 and $2.5M in 2022-23.
The Columbus Blue Jackets continued building their 2021-22 roster, signing defenseman Mikko Lehtonen to a one-year deal on Friday.
The Montreal Canadiens have landed an experienced veteran at a tremendous discount. Coming off of a four-year, $16.5MM contract with the Winnipeg Jets, forward Mathieu Perreault has settled for a one-year, $950K deal with the Habs, reports TVA’s Renaud Lavoie. The 33-year-old Quebec native and former QMJHL star returns home after a dozen years away with three different NHL teams.
The Hurricanes added some more depth to their blue line Thursday evening, signing former New York Rangers defenseman Brendan Smith to a one-year deal that will pay him $800,000 for the 2021-22 season.
The Columbus Blue Jackets announced today that newly acquired defenseman Jake Bean signed an extension with the team. It’s a three-year deal costing Columbus $2.33MM annually. Here is the breakdown:
Just hours after speculation that Ryan Getzlaf could test the waters in free agency this summer, it now appears that he will run it back and sign an extension with the Anaheim Ducks, per ESPN’s Emily Kaplan.
The Colorado Avalanche are acquiring goaltender Darcy Kuemper from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for a first-round pick and defenceman Conor Timmins, according to Craig Morgan of NHL Network.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed center Alexandre Texier to a two-year, $3.05 million contract through the 2022-23 National Hockey League season, club General Manager and Alternate Governor Jarmo Kekalainen announced today.
It looks like the Winnipeg Jets are adding to their blue line.
The Colorado Avalanche have a seven-year, $49-million offer on the table to captain Gabriel Landeskog, who is slated to become an unrestricted free agent Wednesday, per Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
There are a number of big-name free agents set to hit the open market on July 28. Many of them held off signing extensions due to the looming Seattle Kraken expansion draft last week, but the attention has shifted with that out of the way now.
The Arizona Coyotes have acquired defencemen Anton Stralman, Vladislav Kolyachonok and a second-round pick in 2024 from the Florida Panthersin exchange for a seventh-rounder in 2023, per Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman.
Monday’s 4 p.m. deadline for qualifying offers to restricted free agents has passed and one notable name from the Blackhawks did not receive one.
Alex Ovechkin is expected to re-sign with the Washington Capitals before he is eligible to become an unrestricted free agent Wednesday, general manager Brian MacLellan said Saturday.