Leafs extend Zach Hyman for 4 years, $9M
The Leafs have signed Zach Hyman to a four-year contract extension. (Claus Andersen/Getty Images) Forward Zach Hyman signed a four-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday with an average annual value of US$2.25 million. Hyman will earn $2 million in 2017-18 and 2018-19, and then $2.5... Read more
Canadiens re-sign Alex Galchenyuk to 3-year, $14.7M deal
Montreal Canadiens’ Alex Galchenyuk agreed to a three-year contract extension on Wednesday. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press) Alex Galchenyuk agreed to a three-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens on Wednesday and now the question is where he will play next season. The 23-year-old forward who scored 30 goals in 2015-16... Read more
Alexander Radulov bolts Montreal for 5-year deal with Stars
Forward Alexander Radulov has left the Montreal Canadiens for the Dallas Stars. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press) The Dallas Stars landed one of the top names in this year’s free-agent class Monday by signing forward Alexander Radulov to a $31.25-million US, five-year contract. He had 54 points (18 goals, 36... Read more
Habs secure future, Leafs make a splash as NHL free agency continues
Patrick Marleau, left, signed a three-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs, while the Montreal Canadiens re-signed star goalie Carey Price to a long-term contract on Sunday. (CBC Sports) Carey Price couldn’t imagine wearing anything but a Canadiens uniform, while Patrick Marleau agonized about trading in his Sharks jersey... Read more
Capitals re-sign Kuznetsov, trade Johansson to Devils
Washington Capitals’ Evgeny Kuznetsov re-signed with the team for eight years on Sunday. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Washington Capitals re-signed centre Evgeny Kuznetsov on Sunday to a $62.4 million US, eight-year deal and made room for him by trading Marcus Johansson to the New Jersey Devils. Kuznetsov will count... Read more
Veteran forward Patrick Marleau signs 3-year deal with Leafs
Free agent forward Patrick Marleau signed a three-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday. (Justin Berl/Getty Images) After 19 seasons in San Jose, Patrick Marleau has found a new home. The Sharks’ career leading goal scorer signed an $18.75 million US, three-year contract with the Toronto Maple... Read more
Carey Price signs 8-year extension to remain with Habs
Carey Price has signed an eight-year contract extension to remain with the Montreal Canadiens. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) Carey Price will soon be the highest-paid goaltender in hockey. The Montreal Canadiens signed the 29-year-old to an eight-year extension that reportedly carries an annual cap hit of $10.5 million US. That... Read more
Jaromir Jagr’s time with Florida comes to end
Jaromir Jagr’s time with the Panthers has come to a conclusion after more than two seasons. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) Jaromir Jagr gave the Florida Panthers some star power, helped them win a division championship and unquestionably played a role in energizing what had been a stagnant fan base. NHL... Read more
NHL free agency: Leafs bring back goalies McElhinney, Sparks
Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Curtis McElhinney, above, along with fellow netminder Garret Sparks, will be both on two-year contracts as announced by the club on Saturday. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press) The Toronto Maple Leafs signed goaltenders Curtis McElhinney and Garret Sparks to two-year contracts on Saturday. McElhinney’s deal is... Read more
Flames re-sign Michael Stone
Calgary acquired Michael Stone from Arizona before last year’s trade deadline. (Derek Leung/Getty Images) The Calgary Flames have re-signed defenceman Michael Stone to a three-year deal reportedly worth $10.5 million US. NHL free agency tracker NHL free agency preview: Big names, bargains, busts The Flames acquired Stone from Arizona... Read more