The Vancouver Canucks re-signed unrestricted free agent Brad May to a two-year contract. The physical winger was unable to reach agreement with the Canucks after the season ended and hit the free-agent market July 1. But the Canucks were able to reel him in.
Bryan Marchment has just signed a 1-year $2 Mil deal with the Leafs.
Pat Morris, Greg de Vries’ agent, mentioned to the Toronto Star that de Vries will sign in the next 48 hours.
According to Fan590, Curtis Joseph will not accept a trade to the Boston Bruins. The big team now in this situation are the St. Louis Blues.
Thrashers prospect camp opens up today and will run through July 19. This gives management and coaches one of their first real looks at many of Atlanta’s youngsters trying to come up through the system. Not too much else happening in my little corner of the league, so this is the best I could do for now.
On a day when the most exciting thing in sports is a life-sized bratwurst being clocked with a baseball bat (put your Freudian analogies away, because I ain’t goin’ there), I thought it would be a good time to reveal the signs in both the NHL and HTR that will let you know the end of the world is nigh…….
The Predators came to terms with one of their important restricted free agents, winger Scott Hartnell on July 9. Terms were not disclosed, however the Nashville Tennessean reported that Hartnell likely accepted a qualifying offer of $1.18 million by the team.
According to SlamSports.com the Phoenix Coyotes have signed rugged defenseman Cale Hulse. The deal is said to be a multi-year deal.
The New Jersey Devils have called a conference to report that their eldest defenceman Ken Daneyko will retire after completing his last goal and to retire after winning Lord Stanley’s Cup.