1. 2016 NHL Free Agency: Ranking the Best Value Signings so Far

    NHL free agency is always a crazy time—especially the first day. Several teams unloaded money on impact targets in the first 90 minutes, effectively turning free agency into ...

    Allan Mitchell Written by Allan Mitchell about 5 months ago 45,346 reads 52 comments

  2. Early Ranking of the Top Unrestricted NHL Free Agents in 2017

    The 2016 NHL free-agent period became a Target at midnight on the eve of Black Friday. People were waiting outside the doors for days, with the frenzy resulting in millions of dollars being spent on shiny big-ticket items...

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 5 months ago 15,290 reads 46 comments

  3. NHL Rumors: Trade Buzz Surrounding Tyson Barrie, Free-Agency Rumblings, More

    Big names such as Milan Lucic, Loui Eriksson and Kyle Okposo all made major splashes by signing with new teams on the first day of free agency.  Per NHL ...

    Steve Silverman Written by Steve Silverman about 5 months ago 4,140 reads 0 comments

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

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

    Steve Macfarlane Written by Steve Macfarlane about 5 months ago 89,476 reads 166 comments

  5. 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 5 months ago 3,976 reads 11 comments

  6. 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 5 months ago 1,394 reads 3 comments

  7. 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 5 months ago 4,372 reads 34 comments

  8. 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 5 months ago 10,292 reads 17 comments

  9. 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 5 months ago 1,012 reads 1 comments

  10. 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 5 months ago 10,529 reads 63 comments

  11. 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 5 months ago 2,168 reads 4 comments

  12. 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 5 months ago 2,762 reads 33 comments

  13. 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 5 months ago 1,313 reads 0 comments

  14. 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 5 months ago 1,531 reads 0 comments

  15. 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 5 months ago 253 reads 0 comments

  16. 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 5 months ago 491 reads 0 comments

  17. 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 5 months ago 717 reads 0 comments

  18. 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 5 months ago 630 reads 0 comments

  19. 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 5 months ago 399 reads 0 comments

  20. 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 5 months ago 4,367 reads 8 comments

  21. 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 5 months ago 3,027 reads 0 comments

  22. 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 5 months ago 655 reads 0 comments

  23. 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 5 months ago 639 reads 0 comments

  24. 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 5 months ago 8,524 reads 22 comments

  25. 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 5 months ago 3,018 reads 0 comments