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According to Sporsnet.ca
Matt Cullen signed with the Rangers
Details to come ..
HockeyBuzz.com reports that Jay McKee is close to signing in New York with the Rangers and that the Leafs are going to use all their recent signings to trade for Chris Pronger.
HockeyBuzz.com is reporting that Rob Blake is vey close to signing in LA.
Also, Leafs looking at Blake, Arnott.
Lindros being looked at by Boston, NYI, and Florida.
According to TSN, Ed Jovanovski has signed a five-year deal with Phoenix.
More to come.
TSN.ca reports he first major signing of the off-season. The Boston Bruins sign Zdeno Chara to a five year for $7.5M per season. A major step forward for a “new era” in Boston Bruins hockey.
According to TSN.ca, the Thrashers have re-signed Scott Mellanby to a one year deal worth $1M.
The Washington Capitals and goalie Brent Johnson have agreed on a new contract, according to RDS.ca. The terms of the deal are not known.
Both Hockeyleaks.com and Hockeybuzz.com, and TSN.ca are reporting Chris Mason has re-signed in Nashville. 2 year deal worth 1.25 million per season
TSN.ca reports that Eric Staal has re-signed with the Carolina Hurricanes for three years worth $13.5M.
Also, RDS.ca reports that Mike Commodore has re-signed with the Cup victors for two years worth $2.5M.
According to rds.ca, the Edmonton Oilers have re-signed goalie Dwayne Roloson to a three year contract, more to follow.
According to Hockeyleaks.com, Langenbrunner has re-signed with the New Jersey Devils.
Sportsnet.ca has also reported the same story. More details to follow.
Good news for the Habs fan , defencemen Francis Bouillion has signed a three year deal $5,6M , which would give him $1,8M a year.
According to Sportsnet.ca Free Agent Tracker, the Avs re-signed defensemen Karlis Skrastins and Brett Clark.
Acording to rds.ca
Patrick Elias, who becomes unstricted free agent, will most likely receive an offer from Canadiens GM Bob Gainey.
The forward could be asking at least $8 million a year.
Other News: Talks With Francis Bouillion and the Habs are still going. According to RDS, Bouillion is looking for $2.2M a year. Montreal has offered him $1.7M a year so far.
There is less than an hour until July 1, the beginning of UFA season and anticipation is mounting as to what moves teams will make.
According to RDS.ca, Elias would be on Montreal’s list of players they would add to their roster. Gainey is going to make an offer for his services after July 1st. The problem is that Elias could order a salary of 8M$… and that many teams would be interested in him!
According to Sportsnet.ca the Edmonton Oilers have re-signed Fernando Pisani to a four-year deal. Financial Terms Undisclosed.
According to tsn.ca, the Columbus Blue Jackets have traded goalie Marc Denis for forward Fredrik Modin, and goaltender Fredrik Norrena.
More to come.
The Minnesota Wild have apparently offered winger Marian Gaborik a 5 year $26 million deal and are still waiting for a counter offer.