Ducks Land Adam Henrique

  Today, the Ducks acquired forwards Adam Henrique, Joseph Blandisi and New Jersey’s third-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft from the New Jersey Devils for defender Sami Vatanen. This is a trade that will help both teams, as the Devils get a good defenseman in Sami Vatanen and the Ducks get much needed help…

Greco Gives Panthers Depth

  The Florida Panthers Added former Ohio State Buckeye standout Anthony Greco, and Renaud Lavoie reports that Greco will receive a two-way deal worth the league minimum of $650K for the remainder of the 2017-18 season. This is Greco’s second season in the AHL (Springfield Thunderbirds) and he is one of their more reliable scoring…

Cam Atkinson Gets A Sweet Deal

The Columbus Blue Jackets extended Cam Atkinson to a lucrative deal that is worth $40.25MM over the next seven years, according to Aaron Portzline of The Athletic. Prior to this extension, the 28-year old winger was set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He will make an average of $5.75MM…

Shipachyov Will Return To Russia

Vadim Shipachyov will head back home to Russia after his contract is terminated, which will end his tenure as a Vegas Golden Knight after only three NHL games, where he scored one goal on a little over ten minutes of total ice time. The news was reported by Eric Engels of Sportsnet. Shipachyov did not…

Sabres Give Eichel A Lucrative Deal

  The Buffalo Sabres decided to lock up their franchise player in Jack Eichel to a lucrative deal worth $10MM on an annual base per year over the next eight seasons. Kathryn Tappen of NBC Sports first reported the deal was being finalized with Darren Dreger of TSN reporting that the deal was officially finished….

Wild Give Foligno A Sweet Deal

  The Minnesota Wild signed Marcus Foligno to a four-year deal worth a total of $11.5MM, per Michael Russo of The Athletic. Foligno will make an annual average of $2.85MM per season. Interestingly, the 26-year old winger was the Minnesota Wild’s last restricted free agent that they had to sign. Furthermore, this is a smart…

Devils Lock Up A Budding Star

  The New Jersey Devils have locked up a budding star in Damon Severson. The young defenceman will receive a six-year deal worth $25MM, per Bob McKenzie of TSN. Severson was a restricted free agent, and it is good to see the Devils retaining a player like Severson, who could become a cornerstone in the…

Duclair Stays In Arizona

  The Arizona Coyotes re-signed their last restricted free agent in Anthony Duclair to a one-year pact worth $1.2MM, per Sarah McLellan of AZ Central. Now, the 22-year old winger has to show out this year, if he wants to receive a nice deal from the Coyotes or any team interested in his services. I…

Vanek Heading To Vancouver

  Earlier today, Thomas Vanek finally found a new team to play for in the upcoming 2017-2018 NHL season. According to Rick Dhaliwal of News 1130, the team will give the veteran winger $2MM for only one season. Shockingly, after Thomas Vanek had a successful 2016-2017 campaign for the Detroit Red Wings and Florida Panthers, he…

Butcher Picks Devils

  The New Jersey Devils have signed the University of Denver’s defenseman Will Butcher to a two-year, entry-level contract. He will make an average annual salary of $925,000. The Devils’ Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero announced the roster move. The 22-year old defender spent the past four seasons with the University of Denver (NCHC)….

What Are The Coyotes Right Wing Options?

  The Arizona Coyotes need help on the wings and especially on the right side of the rink. Thomas Vanek makes sense here, as he is looking for a job and the Coyotes are looking at help, which makes this a match. Vanek is an experienced winger that can provide a solid one-two punch with newly-acquired…

Kerfoot Picks Colorado

  The 23-year old center Alex Kerfoot has finally decided which team to join. He picked the Colorado Avalanche, per Darren Dreger of TSN.com. Darren Dreger reported that general manager Joe Sakic “did a great job selling Kerfoot on his fit with the [Avalanche]” and that he could have a big role if a trade does…