NHL News: Buyout Window, Canes, Stars, Oilers, Kings, Penguins, Maple Leafs and...

NHL News: Buyout Window, Canes, Stars, Oilers, Kings, Penguins, Maple Leafs and Capitals

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Slava Voynov now has permission to enter the United States.
On the NHL buyout window …

Cap Friendly: The first buyout window will be open at 12:01 AM on June 15th.

On the Carolina Hurricanes …

Cory Lavalette: The Hurricanes re-signed Andrew Poturalski to a one-year, two-way contract – $700,000 in the NHL and $70,000 in the AHL.

On the Dallas Stars …

Sean Shapiro: Valeri Nichushkin‘s agent wouldn’t comment on the report that he’s signing a two-year deal with the Stars. doesn’t have any reason to doubt the report. Any contract isn’t able to be official until July 1st.

On the Edmonton Oilers …

Aivis Kalnins: Looking like Oilers Iiro Pakarinen has signed with Metallurg of the KHL.

On the Los Angeles Kings …

Aivis Kalnins: Slava Voynov now has permission to enter the USA and is with his wife in Miami. (from Voynov’s Instagram account)

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Amar Basi: Pierre McGuire: “The year before Crosby was drafted, they were seriously considering moving the team to Kansas City, I kid you not. He saved that franchise.”

On the Edmonton Oilers and Toronto Maple Leafs …

Mike Zeisberger: The Edmonton Oilers acquired the rights to forward Nolan Vesey from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a conditional 2020 7th round pick. Vesey recorded 25 points in 37 games for the Maine Black Bears last season. Vesey was selected 158th in the 2014 draft by the Maple Leafs.

Dhiren Mahiban: The Oilers sign Vesey to a two-year, entry-level deal.

Jonathan Willis: “Vesey’s offensive game has never developed; he had 10 goals and 23 points in his first year of college, and coming off his fourth has 11 goals and 25 points. But he just turned 23, EDM gave up almost nothing to get him, and he’ll fill a hole at LW in the AHL next season.”

On the Washington Capitals …

Helene Elliott: Defenseman Brooks Orpik said that his injured finger was basically falling off.

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