Wild Extend Niederreiter

  The Minnesota Wild and Nino Niederreiter agree to a lucrative deal that will keep the forward in Minnesota for the next five years for an amount sitting around $26.25MM, according to Michael Russo of the StarTribune. He will make an annual average of $5.25MM per season. Also, the 24 year-old Swiss native is due…

Sheary Gets A New Deal

The Pittsburgh Penguins finally reach a deal with restricted free agent Conor Sheary on a three-year pact worth a solid $9MM, according to Elliotte Friedman. He was the last restricted free agent the team had to sign. Sheary was a big piece in the Penguins winning the Stanley Cup this past year by contributing with…

Parayko Signs A Big Deal With Blues

  The St. Louis Blues made defenseman Colton Parayko a rich man by handing him a five-year deal worth a whooping $27.5MM, according to Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet. Parayko will make annual average value of $5.5MM. This will keep the solid defender in St. Louis until he is 29, at which point he will be an unrestricted…

Red Wings Retain Frk

The Detroit Red Wings decided to re-sign winger Martin Frk, who is a former second-round draft pick back in the 2012 draft, according to multiple sources. The deal is a two-way contract worth $650K in the NHL. Frk was not eligible for salary arbitration this summer. Frk was a huge factor in the Grand Rapids Griffins…

Lightning Extend Palat

 Today, the Tampa Bay Lightning finally lock up one of their last priorities by giving Ondrej Palat a five-year deal worth $26.5MM, as vice president and general managaer Steve Yzerman announced.   The 26-year old winger skated in 75 games with the Lightning during the 2016-17 season, posting 17 goals and 52 points.  In addition, he…

Lightning Re-Sign Johnson

 Today, the Tampa Bay Lightning made Tyler Johnson a richer man by giving him a seven-year deal worth $35MM that will keep him in Channelside, announced by vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman.   Johnson had a good year, as usual. He posted 45 points that comes out to 19 goals and 26 assists. In…

Lightning And Rangers Make Moves

  Today, both the Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Rangers made key moves to each retain a key role player on their roster. Those two players are Jake Dotchin (Lightning) and Jesper Fast (Rangers). First, the Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed bruising defender Jake Dotchin to a two-year deal worth a fair $1.6MM deal. He…

Alzner Heading To Montreal

  Today, the Montreal Canadiens added former Capital’s defenseman Karl Alzner to the fold by giving him a sweet five-year deal worth $22.5MM, according to TSN.  Montreal gets a veteran defender in Alzner, who has been a reliable player with his time with the Caps. He has averaged 82 games the past four seasons.  Now,…

Oshie Receives A Big Deal

 Today, the Washington Capitals re-signed T.J. Oshie to a long eight-year deal worth a total of $46MM.  Oshie shot a ridiculous 23.1 percentage that resulted in 33 goals in 68 games and was one of the team’s best players in the playoffs.  Finally, the Capitals did good here as they retain one of the better…

Islanders Trade For Eberle

The New York Islanders have improved their offense by acquiring Jordan Eberle from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for Ryan Strome. No additional salary or assets will be involved. The deal was first reported by Darren Dreger of TSN. The 27-year old forward is one of the most consistent offensive wingers in the game. He has…

Lightning Retain Budaj

Today, the Tampa Bay Lightning retained the services of backup goalie Peter Budaj by giving him a two-year deal worth $2.05MM, according to Bob McKenzie of TSN. McKenzie notes that the deal will become official on Thursday.  Furthermore, the Lightning have one of the better goalie duos in Vasy and Budaj. Actually, Budaj is one…

Mike Smith To Flames

  Today, the Mike Smith era in Arizona has ended, as the team decided to trade him to the Calgary Flames, which was the destination many analysts prediction. Announced by both teams, the only thing heading to Calgary is Mike Smith, and the Coyotes will receive prospect Brandon Hickey, a conditional third round pick of…