NHL News: Heading To The AHL … Signings And Expected Signings

NHL News: Heading To The AHL … Signings And Expected Signings

The Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to sign Nic Petan.
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Two players sent to the AHL

Dallas Stars: The Stars have reassigned goaltender Landon Bow to the AHL.

Philadelphia Flyers: The Flyers have loaned forward Justin Bailey to the AHL.

Signing and some expected signings

Aaron Portzline of The Athletic: The Columbus Blue Jackets are expected to sign goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a one-year entry-level deal.

The 24-year old Merzlikins could be in Columbus this weekend and play in the AHL later this month.

Playing now would burn the year and make him a restricted free agent on July 1st.

Max Bultman: The Detroit Red Wings have signed their 2015 fifth-round pick Chase Pearson to a two-year entry-level contract.

Florida Panthers: The Panthers have signed defenseman Brady Keeper to a two-year entry-level contract.

Michael Russo: The Minnesota Wild will be signing NCAA free agent goaltender Mat Robson to a two-year entry-level deal. Robson will join the team and burn a year of the deal.

Irfaan Gaffar: Expect that the Toronto Maple Leafs will be signing forward Nic Petan to a two-year contract extension.

Stephen Whyno: The Washington Capitals have signed college free agent forward Joe Snively from Yale.