Category: Free Agents

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Masterton Nominee Paul Ranger Signs With Genève-Servette

Former Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Paul Ranger has reportedly signed a two-year contract with the defending Spengler Cup champions, HC Genève-Servette. In his return to the NHL last year, Ranger tallied six goals and eight assists in 53 games with the Maple Leafs while getting limited ice time. Previously, Ranger took three years off from playing for an unexplained reason, keeping in [...]

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Italian National Team Goaltender Thomas Tragust Signs With Neumarkt/Egna

Long time Italian national team goaltender Thomas Tragust has signed a new contract with Neumarkt/Egna of the second tier Austrian league. Tragust has represented the Italian national team for ten years, his most recent tenure coming in 2013 when he played in three exhibition games while a member of HC Innsbruck in the top tier Austrian league. Tragust has won two gold medals [...]

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Capitals Sign Second Rounder Vitek Vanecek to ELC

Capitals Sign Second Rounder Vitek Vanecek to ELC

The Washington Capitals have signed Czech goaltender Vitek Vanecek to a three year entry level contract, less then a month after drafting him 39th overall in the 2014 NHL Draft. Vanecek played for the Czech under-18 team over 22 games last season, posting a 2.52 goals-against average and a .911 save percentage. He also logged 38 games (2.64 GAA, .921 save percentage) with [...]

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Nabokov Adds Veteran Presence To Young Tampa Goalie Core

Nabokov Adds Veteran Presence To Young Tampa Goalie Core

Evgeni Nabokov has signed a one-year, $1.55 million deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Last season, Nabokov posted a record of 15-14-8 with a GAA of 2.74 and a Save Percentage of .905 while playing for the New York Islanders. During the 2012-13 season, Nabokov went 23-11-7 in 41 games while helping the Islanders sneak into the playoffs before an eventual [...]

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Ducks Sign LaBarbera to One-Year Contract

Ducks Sign LaBarbera to One-Year Contract

The Ducks have signed goaltender Jason LaBarbera to a one-year contract. LaBarbera had a rocky season in the NHL last year. After suiting up for seven games with Edmonton last season, he split the remainder of 2013-14 in the American Hockey League, going 15-16-3 with a 2.94 goals-against average (GAA) and .901 save percentage (SV%) in 34 games with Rockford and [...]

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Hurricanes Add Veteran Goaltender Drew MacIntyre

Former Toronto Marlies goaltender Drew MacIntyre has signed a one-year deal with Carolina Hurricanes. He’ll earn $600,000 in the NHL and $250,000 in AHL. MacIntyre played 48 games for the Toronto Marlies last season and finished with a 29-15-3 record and .917 save percentage. During the AHL playoffs, the veteran goaltender posted a 10-4 record with a 2.08 goals-against average and [...]

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Eaves Now A Star

Eaves Now A Star

It was a very busy day for the Dallas Stars that just would not seem to be dormant. Their next move was signing depth winger Patrick Eaves to a 1-year, $650,000 deal. Eaves, 30, was traded to the Nashville Predators during the season by the Detroit Red Wings. During his time in Nashville, Eaves played just 5 games without recording [...]

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Isles Ink Conacher

Isles Ink Conacher

Prior to July 1, the Buffalo Sabres decided to pass on qualifying RFA Corey Conacher, making him a UFA. It did not take long for the 24-year old to find a new team as the New York Islanders would sign him to a 1-year, $600,000 contract. The 5’8, 179lbs left winger is entering his third season in the NHL. So [...]

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