Egor Yakovlev Heading To New Jersey

  Today, the New Jersey Devils have signed KHL defenseman Egor Yakovlev to a one-year entry-level contract. General manager Ray Shero predicted his own signing and made it happen. Egor is a 26-year old defender with multiple accolades in his career. He just won a gold medal this year in Pyeongchang, plus in the past…

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….

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…

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…

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…