NHL News: Canadiens, Oilers, Maple Leafs, Salary Arbitration, Coyotes, Galiev and Islanders

NHL News: Canadiens, Oilers, Maple Leafs, Salary Arbitration, Coyotes, Galiev and Islanders

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The Montreal Canadiens sign restricted free agent Alex Galchenyuk

Catching up on some NHL news from the past 24 hours …

On the Montreal Canadiens …

Chris Johnston: The Canadiens signed Alex Galchenyuk to a three-year contract extension with salary cap hit of $4.9 million. He’ll be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the deal.

Eric Engels: Galchenyuk’s deal doesn’t have a no-movement or no-trade clause.

Cap Friendly: Galchanyuk’s deal is similar to Tyler Toffoli‘s deal with the Kings – same agent.

Montreal Canadiens: The Canadiens sign goaltender Charlie Lindgren to a one-year, two-way contract.

On the Edmonton Oilers …

Jim Matheson: Connor McDavid‘s eight-year, $100 million contract contains $86 million in bonuses due on July 1st every year – $10.5 million each year.

Bob Stauffer: “Big day for the Oilers and McDavid
– 100M/8 year extension
– Contract in at 16.7% of the cap.
– Was in on over 40% Oilers goals scored in ’16-’17”

On the Toronto Maple Leafs …

TSN Hockey: The Maple Leafs have signed restricted free agent winger Zach Hyman to a four-year contract worth $9 million – a $2.25 million cap hit.

On Salary Arbitration …

Renaud Lavoie: Players who file for salary arbitration yesterday.

Arizona Coyotes – Jordan Martinook

Boston Bruins – Ryan Spooner

Buffalo Sabres – Nathan Beaulieu, Johan Larsson and Robin Lehner

Nashville Predators – Viktor Arvidsson, Marek Mazanec and Austin Watson

New York Islanders – Calvin de Haan

New York Rangers – Mika Zibanejad

St. Louis Blues – Colton Parayko

Tampa Bay Lightning – Tyler Johnson and Ondrej Palat

Vancouver Canucks – Reid Boucher and Michael Chaput

Vegas Golden Knights – Nate Schmidt

Winnipeg Jets – Connor Hellebuyck

On the Arizona Coyotes …

Eric Stephens: The Arizona Coyotes have signed forward Emerson Etem to a one-year, two-way contract.

On Stanislav Galiev

Aivis Kalnins: “Stanislav Galiev is in a bad situation, signed with Dynamo Moscow, his contract is now invalid, can’t sign elsewhere and can’t return to NA.”

Aivis Kalnins: “technically he is still under contract.”

On the New York Islanders …

Arthur Staple: The Islanders have signed 5th round pick Sabastian Aho to an entry-level deal.