1. NHL Free Agency 2016: Winners and Losers from Day 1

    There was no Steven Stamkos and no blockbuster trades stealing the thunder from the kickoff to free agency this year. There were, however, plenty of deals made...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 5 hours ago 37,061 reads 85 comments

  2. Mikkel Boedker to Sharks: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Forward Mikkel Boedker signed a four-year deal with the San Jose Sharks on Friday, the club announced in a press release . Pierre LeBrun of ESPN reported the contract is worth $16 million...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 9 hours ago 2,391 reads 10 comments

  3. Lee Stempniak to Hurricanes: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Former Boston Bruins winger Lee Stempniak will join the Carolina Hurricanes next season after signing a deal with the Eastern Conference club. Per TSN's Bob McKenzie , Stempniak's deal is for two years with an average annual value of $2...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 10 hours ago 675 reads 1 comments

  4. Lightning Protect Present, Plan Future with Stamkos, Hedman Signings

    Jim Rutherford of the Pittsburgh Penguins already won the NHL 's General Manager of the Year Award, handed out recently in Las Vegas. The Tampa Bay Lightning's Steve Yzerman is probably your early, odds-on favorite for the award next year...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 10 hours ago 3,242 reads 28 comments

  5. Chicago Blackhawks Shore Up Need, Nab Best Value of Day in Brian Campbell

    On Friday, defenceman Brian Campbell signed the sweetest of sweetheart deals with the Chicago Blackhawks , per the team's official Twitter account . He took a one-year term when he should have been able to get the security of a two-year deal...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 10 hours ago 7,617 reads 13 comments

  6. Kyle Okposo's Signing with Non-Contender Surprising, but He Will Improve Sabres

    When Steven Stamkos took himself off the market on Wednesday, Kyle Okposo immediately went to the top of several free-agent rankings, including mine ...

    Adrian Dater Written by Adrian Dater about 12 hours ago 625 reads 1 comments

  7. Milan Lucic Is Best Replacement, but Oilers Still Worse After Taylor Hall Trade

    On Wednesday, the Edmonton Oilers traded away one of the five best left wings in hockey when they sent Taylor Hall to New Jersey. On Friday, they signed the best free agent left wing for most of the next decade...

    Jonathan Willis Written by Jonathan Willis about 12 hours ago 7,394 reads 38 comments

  8. Dan Hamhuis to Stars: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran defenseman Dan Hamhuis reportedly signed with the Dallas Stars on Friday after coming to terms on a two-year, $7.5 million contract...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 12 hours ago 1,720 reads 4 comments

  9. Victor Hedman, Lightning Agree on New Contract: Details, Comments, Reaction

    The Tampa Bay Lightning continue their big-spending this offseason, re-signing star defenseman Victor Hedman to an eight-year extension...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 12 hours ago 1,998 reads 30 comments

  10. Loui Eriksson to Canucks: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran winger Loui Eriksson will don a new uniform next season after reportedly agreeing to a deal Friday with the Vancouver Canucks . Mike Johnston of Sportsnet reported Eriksson's contract with the Canucks...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 13 hours ago 894 reads 0 comments

  11. Milan Lucic to Oilers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Winger Milan Lucic 's tenure with the Los Angeles Kings ended after just one season Friday, as he signed a seven-year, $42 million contract with the Edmonton Oilers ...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 hours ago 1,006 reads 0 comments

  12. Jamie McGinn to Coyotes: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Left winger Jamie McGinn is headed to his fourth different team in three years after the 27-year-old signed with the Arizona Coyotes on Friday. Per ESPN...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 13 hours ago 167 reads 0 comments

  13. David Perron to Blues: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran winger David Perron reached an agreement on a contract with the St. Louis Blues on Friday. Perron announced on Twitter he is going back to the team that drafted ...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 13 hours ago 314 reads 0 comments

  14. Kyle Okposo to Sabres: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Playmaking winger Kyle Okposo reportedly reached an agreement Friday with the Buffalo Sabres on a seven-year, $42 million contract. SportsCentre provided the financial details of the signing...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 13 hours ago 569 reads 0 comments

  15. Andrew Ladd to Islanders: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Forward Andrew Ladd landed a big free-agent contract Friday, signing a seven-year deal with the New York Islanders . Andy Strickland of Fox Sports Midwest reported Ladd's seven-year deal includes a $5...

    Mike  Chiari Written by Mike Chiari about 13 hours ago 395 reads 0 comments

  16. James Reimer to Panthers: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The San Jose Sharks acquired James Reimer midway through last season to shore up their netminding situation, but he never got the chance to make an impact. Reimer hopes that will change with the Florida Panthers ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 13 hours ago 173 reads 0 comments

  17. Eric Staal to Wild: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran forward Eric Staal signed a three-year, $10.5 million deal with the Minnesota Wild on Friday, according to TSN's Bob McKenzie . Mike Johnston of Sportsnet later confirmed the deal, which is worth $3...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 13 hours ago 3,146 reads 7 comments

  18. NHL Trade Rumors: Latest on Tyson Barrie, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and More

    The start of free agency begins with a flurry of activity every year as the best available players decide where they are going to play for the next several years of their career...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 13 hours ago 1,489 reads 0 comments

  19. Troy Brouwer to Flames: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Troy Brouwer experienced plenty of success during his lone year with the St. Louis Blues , but the veteran winger moved on from the 2015-16 Western Conference finalists Friday when he agreed to a deal with the Calgary Flames ...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 13 hours ago 419 reads 0 comments

  20. Frans Nielsen to Red Wings: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Former New York Islanders center Frans Nielsen reportedly agreed to a six-year, $31.5-million contract on Friday with the Detroit Red Wings , according to Helene St. James of the Detroit Free Press ...

    Timothy Rapp Written by Timothy Rapp about 14 hours ago 413 reads 0 comments

  21. David Backes to Bruins: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    Veteran free-agent center David Backes reached an agreement Friday with the Boston Bruins on a five-year contract. Chris Johnston of Sportsnet reported the details of the deal...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 14 hours ago 6,674 reads 18 comments

  22. NHL Rumors: Latest Trade Talk on Scott Hartnell, Gabriel Landeskog

    While all eyes are focusing on the NHL free-agency period that begins on Friday, there are an additional number of names that could be available on the trade market...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 17 hours ago 1,503 reads 0 comments

  23. NHL Free Agents 2016: Rumors, Predictions for Frans Nielsen, David Backes

    Friday is the day the NHL 's free-agency period begins, and there are some skilled, accomplished players who could be heading for new rosters this summer...

    Joe Pantorno Written by Joe Pantorno about 19 hours ago 1,932 reads 0 comments

  24. NHL Free Agency 2016: Live Free-Agent Updates, Trade Rumors and News

    The NHL 's free agent frenzy has lived up to its billing in 2016. Even though Steven Stamkos took himself off the market two days earlier by re-signing with the Tampa Bay Lightning, ...

    Carol Schram Written by Carol Schram about 1 day ago 62,923 reads 146 comments

  25. Torey Krug Re-Signs with Bruins: Latest Contract Details, Comments and Reaction

    The Boston Bruins were able to keep a key piece of their blue line on Thursday, as the team re-signed Torey Krug...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 1 day ago 2,032 reads 8 comments