Off-season conditioning continues to go well for unrestricted free agent defenceman Willie Mitchell, who is coming off a concussion suffered in mid-January after being run from behind by Evgeni Malkin.
The Chicago Blackhawks have walked away from the $2.75 million contract that was awarded to Antti Niemi in arbitration, which makes the Stanley Cup-winning goalie an unrestricted free agent.
Instead, the Blackhawks have signed veteran netminder Marty Turco to a one-year, $1.3 million contract.
The Senators announced they have signed Peter Regin to a 2 year, 2 million dollar contract and also signed Chris Campoli to a 1 year 1.4 million dollar contract. Both players were set to go to arbitration and got a deal done before their hearings. With now Ottawa needed a defensive defenseman, who will they go after? Will they trust Cowen with the job? Will they still bring back Sutton? Who will be traded….Kuba? We will have to see! Lets look into what could happen.
More and more, this is looking like the end.
There are only so many bullets you can dodge. And with the deadline on his no-trade clause fast approaching, it is becoming increasingly evident that Tomas Kaberle will not be continuing his career with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
With most of the big names out there taken what moves could be left for the Toronto Maple Leafs to make well lets look first at the very small pickings on the free agency list…