NHL News: Sabres, Bruins, Flames, Avs, Stars, Wild, Rangers, Capitals and Jets

NHL News: Sabres, Bruins, Flames, Avs, Stars, Wild, Rangers, Capitals and Jets

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The NHL suspends Tom Wilson for three games.
On the Buffalo Sabres …

Sabres PR: The Sabres have signed defenseman Casey Nelson to a two-year contract with an AAV of $812,500.

On the Boston Bruins and Calgary Flames …

Pat Steinberg: The Bruins and Flames will play two preseason games in China next year – September 15th in Shenzhen and September 19th in Beijing

On the Colorado Avalanche …

Adrian Dater: The Avalanche have signed goaltender Pavel Francouz to a one-year, one-way $690,000 deal.

On the Dallas Stars …

Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News: Source saying that the Stars will officially announce Jim Montgomery as their next head coach on Friday. Montgomery has been the head coach at the University of Denver for the past five seasons.

On the Minnesota¬†Wild …

Minnesota Wild: The Wild have signed defenseman Eric Martinsson to a one-year, two-way contract.

Minnesota Wild: The Wild have signed forward Dmitry Sokolov to a three-year, entry-level contract.

On the New York Rangers …

New York Rangers: The Rangers have signed forward free agent forward Michael Lindqvist from the SHL.

On the Washington Capitals …

NHL Player Safety: Capitals forward Tom Wilson has been suspended for three for his illegal check to the head on Penguins Zach Aston-Reese.

Washington Capitals: The Capitals have signed forward Juuso Ikonen to a two-year, two-way contract with an AAV of $925,000.

Washington Capitals: The Capitals have signed forward Alex Jonsson-Fjallby to a three-year entry-level contract with an AAV of $860,000

On the Winnipeg Jets …

Ken Wiebe: Forward Mathieu Perreault has been medically cleared to return to the lineup and could play in Game 4.