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.
St. Louis Blues and Minnesota Wild

NHL Rumors: Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues

On the Minnesota Wild ... Michael Russo: Forward Jason Zucker on being a restricted free agent: "That's for much later down the road this summer." Chad Graff...
The Colorado Avalanche could be one of the teams that would be interested in John Tavares if he hits free agency.

NHL Rumors: John Tavares – Isles, Leafs, Sharks, Knights and Avs

On John Tavares ... Chris Nichols of FanRag Sports: Pierre LeBrun was on TSN 690 with pending free agent John Tavares' name coming up and...
The Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings could be looking at some offseason change, though it won't be easy.

Summer of Change for the Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings?

The once-powerful Anaheim Ducks and Los Angeles Kings were the first clubs eliminated from the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs. The Kings bowed out to...
Artemi Panarin of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Sami Vatanen of the New Jersey Devils

NHL Rumors: Columbus Blue Jackets and the New Jersey Devils

On the Columbus Blue Jackets ... Emily Kaplan of ESPN: Keys to the Capitals offseason. 1. Sign Artemi Panarin to a contract extension and consider extensions for...
Slava Voynov of the Los Angeles Kings and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins of the Edmonton Oilers

NHL Rumors: Five Teams Interested in Voynov? Oilers Expected To Sign KHL Goaltender

On Slava Voynov ... (through google translate) Defenseman Vyacheslav Voinov (Slava Voynov) won't be re-signing with SKA, with a source saying he is working towards...
Metropolitan - image from Daniel Andersen

Metropolitan Division Offseason Primer: No. of Contracts, Cap Hit, Draft Picks, UFAs and RFAs

Players under contract (Roster): 11 Positions under contract: 7 forwards, 3 defensemen, 1 goaltenders Total number of contracts: 28 Projected cap hit: $47,597,499 2018 Draft Picks: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th...
The Montreal Canadiens still have a need for a centerman.

NHL Rumors: The Montreal Canadiens Need At Center

On the Montreal Canadiens ... Eric Engels of Sportsnet: Marc Bergevin will be given another chance to run the Canadiens and will once again be...
The offseason needs for the Colorado Avalanche. Coaching candidates for the Caroilna Hurricanes.

NHL Rumors: Desharnais, Ducks, Avalanche and Hurricanes

On David Desharnais ... Igor Eronko: Have heard that David Desharnais could be heading over to the KHL next season. On the Anaheim Ducks ... Jim Matheson:...
Looking at the keys of the offseason for the New Jersey Devils and Philadelphia Flyers

NHL Rumors: New Jersey Devils and the Philadelphia Flyers

On the New Jersey Devils ...  Emily Kaplan of ESPN: Keys to the Devils offseason. 1. Acquire defensive depth - The in-season addition of Sami Vatanen...
Have Charlie Coyle and Nino Niederreiter worn out their welcome with the Minnesota Wild?

NHL Rumors: Minnesota Wild – Fletcher, Ennis, Zucker, Dumba, Coyle and Niederreiter

On the Minnesota Wild ... Michael Russo of The Athletic: Wild GM Chuck Fletcher contract expires after this season. They've lost in the first round for...
St. Louis Blues and Edmonton Oilers

NHL Rumors: Edmonton Oilers and the St. Louis Blues

On the Edmonton Oilers ... Allan Mitchell on The Oilers need to acquire puck moving defenseman (left or right handed), a winger or two,...
Contract talks between the Arizona Coyotes and RFA Max Domi have begun. A no brainer for the Minnesota Wild to lock up Matt Dumba

NHL Rumors: Minnesota Wild, Arizona Coyotes and the LA Kings

On the Minnesota Wild ... Emily Kaplan: Keys to the Minnesota Wild offseason. 1. Re-sign defenseman Matt Dumba and forward Jason Zucker - Both are RFAs...