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When the NHL announced last fall its seven-year partnership that will see adidas become its official outfitter starting next season, your trusty correspondent asked commissioner Gary Bettman whether the deal would be extended by a year if there were ano…Share Tweet
yahoo.com Jul 25 (yesterday)(Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images) The Philadelphia Flyers and young forward Brayden Schenn avoided salary arbitration and came to terms on a four-year contract. According to TSN’s Bob McKenzie, the average annual value of Schenn’s contract w…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 24 (yesterday)The Chronicles of Stanley is an occasional series this summer that tracks the Pittsburgh Penguins as they each get their special alone time with the Stanley Cup. After an epic weekend with Sidney Crosby followed by quality time with Phil Kessel and fami…Share TweetKevin Hayes and the New York Rangers salary arbitration appointment on July 27 is officially cancelled. The two sides came to an agreement on Friday. First reported by NHL pundit Aaron Ward, Hayes signed a two-year, $5.2-million contract keeping him as …Share TweetHere are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . Found my first Pokemon “pikachu ” …Share TweetNHL Kris Versteeg was one of those names still floating in the unrestricted free-agent pool that surprised you. He split last season with the Carolina Hurricanes and Los Angeles Kings, amassing 15 goals and 23 assists in 77 games, playing an average of …Share TweetThe Washington Capitals and Marcus Johansson avoided arbitration Tuesday by making a compromise. Johansson wanted $5.25 million per season, the Capitals wanted to pay $3.85 million and the two sides met almost exactly in the middle — $4.583 million — to…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jul 21 (5 days ago)Pittsburgh Penguins winger Phil Kessel had his time with the Stanley Cup last week. His activities included celebrating with the Kessel clan and letting Grandma Kessel slug champagne out of the trophy. Look at her go:Read more...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 21 (5 days ago)NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 24: Fans gather in the plaza prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Florida Panthers. (Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images) Are the New York Islanders planning their escape from Barclays Center? The Islanders…Share Tweet
Down Goes Brown: Five expected off-season moves that haven’t happened yetthehockeynews.com Jul 20 (6 days ago)The dog days of the NHL offseason got a nice jolt on Monday when the Senators and Rangers hooked up on a decent-sized trade. The deal sends Derick Brassard and a seventh to Ottawa in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and a second, improving the Senators’ top …Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 20 (6 days ago)Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Two weeks after Kyle Palmieri signed a five-year, $23.5 million extension with the New Jersey Devils he has been named by USA Hockey as Ryan Callahan’s replacement for the upcoming World Cup of Hockey. “Kyle brings an all-around…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 20 (6 days ago)NHL It’s always heartwarming when a player and his team avoid some bitter arbitration hearing and work things out beforehand, isn’t it? Marcus Johansson wanted $5.25 million in arbitration. The Capitals were offering $3.85 million. On Wednesday, they ag…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 19PITTSBURGH, PA – MAY 10: Brooks Orpik #44 of the Washington Capitals looks at Zubat Pokémon Go has spread across North America with an almost terrifying speed, getting everyone from children to the elderly out of their houses in search of a Snorlax. The…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 18The Chronicles of Stanley is an occasional series this summer that tracks the Pittsburgh Penguins as they each get their special alone time with the Stanley Cup. Phil Kessel was next in line to enjoy his days with the Stanley Cup after Pittsburgh Pengui…Share Tweet
Devils sign defenceman Reece Scarlett to two-way contractNHL.com Jul 18NEWARK, N.J. - The New Jersey Devils have re-signed defenceman Reece Scarlett to a one-year, two-way contract worth $600,000 at the NHL level. General manager Ray Shero announced the signing of the restricted free agent on Monday. Scarlett...Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 18TORONTO, ON – FEBRUARY 18: Derick Brassard #16 of the New York Rangers celebrates a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on February 18, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)…Share Tweet
Rangers sign forward Kovacs to entry-level contractNHL.com Jul 18NEW YORK, N.Y. - The New York Rangers have signed forward Robin Kovacs to an entry-level contract. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the signing on Monday. Kovacs was the Rangers third-round draft pick in 2015. The 19-year-old played i...Share Tweet
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