About 1:20* into the video above this post’s headline, hockey insider Bob McKenzie shared some interesting tidbits with NBCSN’s Kathryn Tappen regarding potential future moves for the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. In the case of the Penguins, McKenzie reports that the team is happy with what they’ve seen from the wonderfully named Greg McKegg so far, […]
Jaromir Jagr, F Jagr became an unrestricted free agent after playing last season for the Florida Panthers, who chose not to re-sign him. During an interview translated from Česká televise on Sept. 5, Jagr confirmed the Calgary Flames have shown interest and reiterated his desire to play in the NHL this
In what could be his final season as a member of the New York Rangers, Rick Nash is prepared to give it his all. Nash admitted he’ll be playing for his next deal as he heads toward free agency at age 34 next summer. “Every year I want to have the best year possible. But […]
The hockey world is ramping up for NHL training camp. Seems like a perfect time to take a look at the key remaining restricted free agents, per CapFriendly, still looking to sign contracts for the upcoming season. Josh Anderson remains the lone restricted free agent for the Blue Jackets to sign, after they were able […]
The Blue Jackets added dynamic winger Artemi Panarin to their arsenal this offseason, potentially to play with 35-goal scorer Cam Atkinson. Alexander Wennberg, one of Columbus' two remaining unsigned restricted free agents, agreed to a six-year contract Friday, the team announced. MORE: Is Artemi Panarin the Blue Jackets' missing link?
It's the Labour Day weekend, and NHL training camps open in a couple weeks. Players are already being offered PTO's, but there quite a few notable names missing from the news lately. Below I've listed some of the big name NHL free agents still unsigned as informal skates kick off for teams
The last remaining NHL unrestricted free agent of relevance (under the age of 40; sorry Jaromir Jagr) has a team for the 2017-18 season. Veteran winger Thomas Vanek signed a one-year contract worth $2 million with the Canucks, the team announced Friday. Vancouver will be the seventh stop of Vanek'
As the offseason comes to a close, the Tampa Bay Lightning could be making one final signing in former KHL forward Danis Zaripov. The Magnitogorsk Metallurg winger is now considered an unrestricted free agent, free to sign with an NHL team of his choosing following a two-year suspension from the KHL. Zaripov was exiled in […]
Danis Zaripov is banned from the KHL and international competitions for two years, but the NHL will let him play anyway. Former KHL player Danis Zaripov will attempt to continue his hockey career in North America after receiving approval from the NHL, despite being banned from the Russian league and