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NHL Rumors: Friedman – Free Agent and Trade Notes

Free Agent and Trade Notes … Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet: Predicting where some free agent goalies will end up … Buffalo Sabres – Chad Johnson Philadelphia Flyers – Brian Elliott Winnipeg Jets – Steve Mason Anaheim Ducks – Ryan Miller Pittsburgh …

NHL Rumors: Price, Mason, Elliott, Flyers, Lightning and Bruins

On Carey Price … Chris Nichols: Bob McKenzie on TSN 1050. With Henrik Lundqvist making $8.5 million: “I’m going to bet that Carey Price’s (cap hit) is north of $10 million.” Chris Nichols: McKenzie just making a guess but “I won’t be …

NHL Rumors: Duchene, Jackets, Preds, Isles, Williams, Bonino, Kulikov and Jagr

On Matt Duchene … Darren Dreger: The Columbus Blue Jackets and Nashville Predators have trade offers for Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene. Other teams are still calling the Avs as well and the Avs continue their waiting game. Aaron Portzline: …

Wild Acquires Tyler Ennis and Marcus Foligno

“I want to thank Jason and Marco for the effort, passion and character they showed during their time with our club and wish them the best in Buffalo,” said Fletcher. Ennis, 27 (10/6/89), tallied 13 points (5-8=13) in 51 games …

Dmitry Orlov signs six-year, $30.6 million contract with Capitals

“I’m so happy to stay in Washington,” Orlov posted on his Twitter account. “Love our fans and team. Can’t wait for next year.” Tweet from @orlov_09: “I’m so happy to stay in Washington!!!! Love our fans and team. Can’t wait …

NHL Summer Buzz: Patrick Marleau could re-sign with Sharks

  4:13 p.m. Vegas expects quiet opening to free agency The Vegas Golden Knights are happy enough with what they accomplished during 2017 NHL Expansion Draft that general manager George McPhee doesn’t expect to be active when free agency starts …

NHL Free Agents 2017: Final Predictions for Where Top Players Will Land

Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports Age: 37 (turns 38 on Sunday)  Previous Contract: 3 years, AAV $6.75 million 2016-17 Stat Line: 79 GP, 7-43-50; Playoffs: 4 GP, 0-2-2       Where He’ll Land  For an almost-38-year-old who tore his ACL and MCL last April, …

NHL free agency 2017: Michael Cammalleri, Jussi Jokinen highlight list of buyouts

Friday, June 30 is the end of the first buyout period for NHL players. So when 12 p.m. on the East Coast rolled around, a lot of players were put on waivers for buyout purposes. Elliotte Friedman had the full …

Why NHL’s communism works, just look at the alternative

Gary Bettman longs for parity and Adam Silver strives for excellence. This is the fundamental difference between the NHL and NBA and their respective commissioners, and that difference is never more clear than right now in the aftermath of each …

The hits and misses in NHL free agency during the salary cap era

NHL free agency fireworks offers bargains, not big names Here’s a look back at some booms and busts in NHL free agency since the salary-cap era began in 2005: Lucic: The Oilers were looking for a veteran to improve Connor …