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Author: Jim Biringer

New Jersey Devils Sign Jack Hughes To Entry Level Contract

PLYMOUTH, MI – FEBRUARY 16: Jack Hughes #43 of the USA Nationals turns up ice with the puck against the Russian Nationals during the 2018 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament game at USA Hockey Arena on February 16, 2018 in Plymouth, Michigan. USA defeated Russia 5-4. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images) The New Jersey Devils announced the team has signed first overall pick Jack Hughes to a three-year entry-level contract worth that carries an annual NHL cap hit of $925,000. There are also performance bonuses in the deal. The New Jersey Devils signed @jackhughes43 to the maximum three-year, entry-level contract for...

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New York Rangers Sign Kaapo Kakko To Three-Year Entry-Level Contract

VANCOUVER, BC – JANUARY 5: Kaapo Kakko #24 of Finland after scoring what proved to be the game winning goal in Gold Medal hockey action of the 2019 IIHF World Junior Championship against the United States on January, 5, 2019 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images) The New York Rangers announced on Thursday, the team had signed Kaapo Kakko to a three-year entry-level contract worth $2.775 million that carries an annual NHL cap hit of $925,000. OFFICIAL: #NYR have agreed to terms with forward Kaapo Kakko on an entry-level contract. —...

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St. Louis Blues Re-Sign Zach Sanford To Two-Year Contract

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – JANUARY 07: Zach Sanford #12 of the St. Louis Blues skates against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on January 07, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Blues shut-out the Flyers 3-0. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The St. Louis Blues announced on Monday, July 8th that the team has signed restricted free agent forward Zach Sanford to a new two-year contract worth $3 million or $1.5 million AAV. Zach Sanford avoids arbitration, agrees to a two-year deal with the #stlblues. CONTRACT DETAILS: — St. Louis Blues 🏆 (@StLouisBlues) July 8, 2019 Sanford...

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Colorado Avalanche Re-Sign Colin Wilson

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 09: Colin Wilson #22 of the Colorado Avalanche skates against the New York Islanders at the Barclays Center on February 09, 2019 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The Islanders defeated the Avalanche 4-3. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Joonas Donskoi was not the only move the Colorado Avalanche had up their sleeve on July 1. According to Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now, the Avalanche have re-signed forward Colin Wilson to a one-year deal for $2.6 million. Wilson is set to become an unrestricted free agent again next summer. One-year,...

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Boston Bruins Extend Defenceman Connor Clifton

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – MAY 29: Brayden Schenn #10 of the St. Louis Blues checks Connor Clifton #75 of the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on May 29, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) According to Frank Seravalli of TSN, the Boston Bruins will sign defenseman Connor Clifton to a three-year contract extension worth $3 million. Clifton has one year left on his entry level deal at $725k. Three more years of #CliffyHockey. #NHLBruins have agreed to terms on a three-year extension with Connor Clifton worth $3...

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Report: Dallas Stars To Sign Defenceman Andrej Sekera

VANCOUVER, BC – MARCH 29: Andrej Sekera #2 of the Edmonton Oilers skates with the puck in NHL action against the Vancouver Canucks on March, 29, 2018 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images) According to Bob McKenzie of TSN, the Dallas Stars will sign free agent defenseman Andrej Sekera to a one-year contract on July 1st. The Sekera was put on unconditional waivers by the Edmonton Oilers on Sunday for the purposes of having his contract bought out. Expect DAL to sign recently bought-out defenceman Andrej Sekera to a one-year contract today....

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NHL Free Agent Frenzy: Top 5 UFA Goaltenders

COLUMBUS, OH – OCTOBER 27: Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky (72) holds up a broken hockey stick during the second period in a game between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Winnipeg Jets on October 27, 2017, at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, OH. Blue Jackets defeated the Sabres (Photo by Adam Lacy/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) We are into the final days of the courting period before NHL Free Agency opens. While the talk of free agency has mainly been about young, highly skilled RFAs and the top-level UFAs, some of the more important free agents happen to...

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New Jersey Devils Making It Easy For Taylor Hall To Sign Long Term

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – NOVEMBER 21: Taylor Hall #9 of the New Jersey Devils is congratulated by teammates on the bench after he scored a goal in the second period against the Montreal Canadiens at Prudential Center on November 21, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Prior to the NHL Draft, New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall made it clear that he was in no rush to sign a contraction extension once he became eligible to do so on July 1. However, the Devils are making it a little easier now for Hall to re-sign long term...

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