NHL Free Agents

NHL Free Agents
NHL free agent news and signings. NHL free agency begins on July 1st, but free agent news and rumors begins long before that.
The Sabres and Robin Lehner agree on a one-year deal ... Ryan Spooner and Bruins exchange arbitration numbers

NHL News: Sabres, Islanders, Coyotes, Canucks, Bruins and Olympics

On the Buffalo Sabres ... Buffalo Sabres: The Buffalo Sabres re-signed Robin Lehner to a one-year, $4 million deal. On the New York Islanders ... Arthur Staple:...
Conor Sheary's agent thinks they can avoid salary arbitration with the Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL Rumors: Jagr, Semin, Islanders and Penguins

On Jaromir Jagr ... Zdenek Janda: Jaromir Jagr is skating with Kladno - his hometown team - but is still hoping to sign with a...
Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators and Mike Smith of the Arizona Coyotes

NHL Rumors: Arizona Coyotes and the Ottawa Senators

On the Arizona Coyotes ... Craig Morgan of Arizona Sports: The Coyotes are expected to name at least one assistant coach next week. Source said...
The Detroit Red Wings continue to talk with UFA Thomas Vanek and need to re-sign Andreas Athanasiou

NHL Rumors: Detroit Red Wings – Goaltending, Sulak, Athanasiou and Vanek

On the Detroit Red Wings ... Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press: It's looking like the Red Wings will enter next season with...
The Pittsburgh Penguins re-sign Brian Dumoulin and the Nashville Predators re-sign Austin Watson

NHL Free Agent Signings: Penguins, Predators, Senators and Jets

On the Pittsburgh Penguins ... Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: The Pittsburgh Penguins and defenseman Brian Dumoulin agreed to six-year deal with a salary...
Torey Krug, Brandon Carlo and Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins

NHL Rumors: Vegas Golden Knights and the Boston Bruins

On the Vegas Golden Knights ... Steve Carp of the Las Vegas Review-Journal: The Golden Knights have a August 3rd arbitration hearing set for defenseman...
Two remaining notable restricted free agents include Mikael Granlund and Bo Horvat

NHL Rumors: New York Islanders, and Notable Restricted Free Agents

On the New York Islanders ... Arthur Staple: "Two things: 1) There is no #Isles news right now. 2) The chances of the #Isles trading...
Will the New York Rangers buy out Marc Staal during the second buyout window?

NHL Rumors: New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins

On the New York Rangers ... Larry Brooks of the NY Post: The Rangers could carry eight defensemen to start the season with Jesper Fast...
The Nashville Predators sign Viktor Arvidsson to a seven-year deal

NHL News: Arvidsson, Martinook and Gaudet Sign … Watson, Dumoulin Arbitration Numbers

On the Nashville Predators ... Adam Vingan of The Tennessean: The Nashville Predators and Viktor Arvidsson agreed on a seven-year contract worth $29.75 million -...
The Calgary Flames will continue to work on new contract for Mikael Backlund and Sam Bennett

NHL Rumors: Calgary Flames – Gaudreau, Bennett and Backlund

On the Calgary Flames, Johnny Gaudreau, Sam Bennett and Mikael Backlund ... Chris Nichols FanRag Sports: Flames GM Brad Treliving was on Sportsnet 960 and was...
Comparables for New Jersey Devils RFA defenseman Damon Severson

NHL Rumors: Devils and Severson … Flyers and Gaudreau

On the New Jersey Devils and Damon Severson ... Chris Ryan of Devils GM Ray Shero doesn't expect any hiccups with their remaining restricted...
Phil Kessel and Olli Maatta of the Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL Rumors: Pittsburgh Penguins – Hornqvist, Cole, Bozak, Dumoulin, Kessel, Maatta and Cullen

On the Pittsburgh Penguins ... Sam Werner of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: (mailbag) Patric Hornqvist will be a UFA after next season, and at 31 years...