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Calder Awarded

According to TSN, an arbitrator has awarded Blackhawks forward Kyle Calder $2.95-million for the 2006-2007 season. Calder is coming off a great season in which he recorded career highs in goals with 26, and points with 59.

Red Wings Re-sign Williams

The Detroit Red Wings re-signed centre Jason Williams to a 2-year deal. Terms were not disclosed – Williams was scheduled for arbitation next monday.

Bruins signed Nathan Dempsey?

Just going throught the NHLPA site and it shows that Dempsey has signed on with the B’s…nothing has been announced officially…but take it for what its worth.

Official: Say Hello to the Blue and Gold Buffalo

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Buffalo Sabres Managing Partner Larry Quinn announced today the Sabres will wear the franchise’s original blue and gold uniform and logo as the team’s third jersey during 15 home games in the 2006-07 season.

Sabres sign Lydman, Pomminville

The Buffalo Sabres have signed rfa forward tony lydman to a 4-year-deal (11.5 million).

Buffalo also signed other RFA Jason Pominville to a 3-year, 3.1M$ contract. Pominville scored 18 goals and 12 assists in his rookie season last season.

Mogilny, Malakhov Back?

According to Sportsnet, New Jersey Devils GM Lou Lamoriello said that both Alexander Mogilny and Vladimir Malakhov were back in the plans for next season. Apparently Lamoriello convinced Malakhov to come back from retirement and he fully expects Mogilny to be in training camp fighting for a position.

Danton staying in the States

According to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, former St. Louis Blues forward Mike Danton won’t be going anywhere for a while.

Group with Cuban alive; price may go up

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Reports :Although Hartford real estate developer Samuel Fingold still appears to be the front-runner, there are indications that the Penguins have given at least two other bidders a chance to get back into the race to buy the team.

NHL News

Various Submitters

Kings re-sign forward Cammalleri

Jamie Allison signs with Sens

Bradley re-signs with Capitals

Bruins Re-Sign Jurcina

Stars lock up GM until 2011

Malone and Bouwmeester rewarded

“Florida Panthers defenceman Jay Bouwmeester was awarded a $4.35-million US, two-year deal by an arbitrator on Wednesday.

“An arbitrator was very kind to Pittsburgh Penguins youngster Ryan Malone on Wednesday, awarded the forward a 85 per cent raise over the next two seasons.


Andrei Nazarov claims “99 per cent” of enforcer-type players use steroids, while a large proportion of players in general are using some sort of performance-enhancing drug.

Montreal and San Jose dealing?

According to a the Team990 radio station in Montreal, the Habs apparently offered Alexander Perezhogin, Andrei Markov and a 1st round pick to San Jose for center Patrick Marleau.

Roberts staying in Florida

According to

Panthers GM Mike Keenan said today that forward Gary Roberts will be back with the team next season. Roberts sought a trade to Toronto earlier this off-season to be closer to his daughter, who will attend school in the city.

Gomez awarded $5 million for 2006-07

According to TSN:

An arbitrator has awarded New Jersey Devils forward Scott Gomez $5 million US for the 2006-07 season. The Devils have 48 hours to decide whether to retain Gomez and his salary for next season or walk away from the deal, thus making him an unrestricted free agent.

Hemsky Signs For Six!

The Edmonton Oilers have signed Ales Hemsky to a 6 year contract for an undisclosed amount.

Eagle Has Landed

The Florida Panthers agreed to terms with Belfour on a one-year, incentive-based contract which will pay the goaltender in the vicinity of $750,000 base salary. Depending on games played, games dressed and playoff bonuses, the Eagle’s salary could rise to well over $1.5 million.

Sharks Sign Two

According to tsn: Forward Mark Bell and defenseman Christian Ehrhoff agreed to terms on contracts with the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.

Erat Signed!

According to Hockeybuzz the Nashville Predators

have avoided arbitration with Martin Erat and have

signed him to a new 2-year contract.

Gainey Signs Extension

As posted on the Canadiens website the team has extended the contract on GM Bob Gainey through the 2009-10 season which will be the cenntenial season for the habs.

Arbitration Dates

For further references, these are the dates each player going into arbitration are set to be heard.