Category: NHL

Former NHLer Patrick Côté Sentenced to 30 Months in Jail

Former NHLer Patrick Côté Sentenced to 30 Months in Jail

Former NHL winger Patrick Côté has been sentenced to 30 months in jail after confessing to a pair of bank robberies in Quebec. The 39-year old was arrested back in May when the car he was driving was reported stolen back into Ontario. During the questioning stage, Côté admitted to investigators that he’d robbed a CIBC branch in Brossard in [...]

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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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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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Habs Add Joey MacDonald To Goaltending Depth

The Montreal Canadiens have agreed to terms on a one-year, two-way contract with free agent goaltender Joey MacDonald. In 11 games with the Calgary Flames in 2013-14, MacDonald posted a 5-4-1 record. MacDonald has posted a career 44-61-15 record in 133 regular season games, while suiting up for 300 career AHL contests during his career. With Peter Delmas and Robert Mayer departing [...]

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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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After a big year in Pittsburgh, Matt Niskanen signs a big money contract with the Washington Capitals.

Matt Niskanen Gets Paid

Arguably the best defenseman in this free agent class, Matt Niskanen has signed a seven-year contract worth a total of $40.25 million ($5.75 million per.) Niskanen, 27, was drafted in the first round, 28th overall, by the Dallas Stars in 2005′s NHL Draft. He spent a couple of years with the University of Minnesota-Duluth and then 13 games with the [...]

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