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MacDonald Inks Big Extension With Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed defenseman Andrew MacDonald, 27 to a six-year, $30 million contract extension. In 314 career NHL games, MacDonald has 17 goals and 76 assists to his credit split between the New York Islanders and the Flyers. New York sent MacDonald packing at the trade deadline in exchange for a third-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft, [...]

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Kings Extend Lewis

Kings Extend Lewis

The Los Angeles Kings have signed forward Trevor Lewis to a two-year contract extension worth $3.05 million (it carries a $1.525 million cap hit, which is also what he’ll make both years). It’s a slight raise from the $1.325 million he made this season. Lewis, who turned 27 years old in January, was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent [...]

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Lightning Sign Adam Erne To ELC

The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed forward Adam Erne to an entry-level contract. Erne was selected by the Lightning in the second round, 33rd overall, at the 2013 NHL Draft. While playing  in 48 games with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League this season, Erne potted 21 goals and 41 assists while also seeing time with the American World [...]

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Canes Sign Justin Faulk to Six-Year Extension, Rutherford To Quit

The Carolina Hurricanes have announced that the team has signed defenseman Justin Faulk to a six-year contract extension with an average cap hit of $4.833 million. The Minnesota native, who represented the United States at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, currently has three goals and 24 points in 65 games to his credit this season. Overall, the [...]

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Ales Hemsky is heading to Ottawa.

Hemsky to Ottawa; Phillips, Boyes Staying Put

The Ottawa Senators have acquired winger Ales Hemsky from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for a third and a fifth-round draft pick. I wrote about Hemsky as a potential trade target for the Kings yesterday: “Ales Hemsky: Current season: 55 games, 9 goals + 17 assists = 26 points. Best statistical season: 2005-2006: 81 games, 19 goals + 58 assists [...]

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Oilers Sign Ben Scrivens, Place Philip Larsen on Waivers

The  Edmonton Oilers have signed Ben Scrivens to a two year contract worth just $2. 3M per season. Scrivens, who allowed three goals on 21 shots in most recent start on Friday against Minnesota,  has a 10-9-4 record with a fantastic 2.02 goals-against average and .934 save percentage. The former Toronto Maple Leafs prospect was acquired by the Oilers back in [...]

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Brandon Bollig Signs Three Year Extension With Chicago

Brandon Bollig Signs Three Year Extension With Chicago

A day after sending Brandon Pirri to the Florida Panthers for a pair of draft picks, the Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed Brandon Bollig to a three year contract worth $1.25M per season. “We are pleased to be able to come to this agreement with him, ensuring that he will remain a part of our organization,” Blackhawks GM Stan Bowman said. We look [...]

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Veteran Hejduk Announces Retirement

Veteran Hejduk Announces Retirement

Former Colorado winger Milan Hejduk has announced his retirement from hockey. The Czech winger spent 14 seasons with the Avalanche, playing in 1,020 games and scoring 375 goals and 805 points. Drafted by the Quebec Nordiques 87th overall in 1994, he was the only player to play 1,000 games in an Avalanche jersey since the franchise moved to Colorado. The [...]

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