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Stephenson confident in relentless Kraken squad

By: Chris Lomon

After signing with the Seattle Kraken as a free agent, Chandler Stephenson is excited to reunite with some former teammates.

2 days ago

St. Louis Blues sign 39-year-old defenceman Ryan Suter to 1-year deal

By: Canadian Press

General manager Doug Armstrong announced the signing on Thursday, saying the 39-year-old who has spent the past three seasons in Dallas will make a base salary of $775,000.

2 days ago

Walman inspired after attending NHLPA Executive Board Meetings

By: Chris Lomon

Inspired by like-minded speakers and planned efforts to grow the game, Jake Walman looks forward to continued work alongside his fellow players off the ice after attending his first NHLPA Executive Board Meetings.

4 days ago

Utah Hockey Club re-signs Barrett Hayton to a 2-year, $5.3 million contract

By: Canadian Press

The contract carries an annual salary cap hit of $2.65 million through the 2025-26 season. Hayton was a restricted free agent.

4 days ago

Capitals promote Chris Patrick to GM, Brian MacLellan remains president of hockey operations

By: Canadian Press

Patrick, 48, who was also named as a senior vice president, has worked for the Capitals in various capacities since 2009 and served as assistant GM under MacLellan the past three years.

5 days ago

14 players elect salary arbitration

By: Media Release

The National Hockey League Players’ Association announced that 14 players have elected salary arbitration.

July 5, 2024

Karlsson thrilled to don Three Crowns at 4 Nations Face-Off

By: Chris Lomon

Erik Karlsson is aiming for more treasured international memories and a championship at the 4 Nations Face-Off after the Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman was named among Team Sweden’s first six players.

July 5, 2024

John Tavares Foundation supporting Indigenous communities through Ballantyne Project

By: Chris Lomon

Teaming up with the Ballantyne Project, the John Tavares Foundation has assisted Indigenous communities through two separate initiatives.

July 3, 2024

Red Wings sign two-time Stanley Cup champion Vladimir Tarasenko away from the Panthers

By: Canadian Press

Tarasenko, 32, is the sixth player from Florida’s Game 7 lineup to leave in free agency, not an uncommon theme around the NHL as other teams look to replicate that success.

July 3, 2024

Jessica Campbell will be the first woman on an NHL bench as assistant coach with the Seattle Kraken

By: Canadian Press

At the time, she may not have expected it would eventually lead her to the NHL, let alone as the first woman to work on the bench of an NHL franchise.

July 3, 2024

Panthers and Anton Lundell agree on a 6-year, $30 million contract

By: Canadian Press

He had 13 goals and 22 assists in 78 games for the Panthers this past regular season, and his production was even better in the playoffs — with 17 points in 24 games along the way to the Cup.

July 3, 2024

Senators sign forward Shane Pinto to two-year, $7.5-million contract

By: Canadian Press

The deal has an average annual value of $3.75 million, with a breakdown of $2.5 million in 2024-25 and $5 million the following season.

July 2, 2024

Lightning lock down star defenseman Victor Hedman with 4-year, $32 million contract extension

By: Canadian Press

Two-time Stanley Cup champion defenseman Victor Hedman has signed a four-year, $32 million extension with the Tampa Bay Lightning

July 2, 2024

Predators add Stamkos, Marchessault in blockbuster moves; NHL teams drop $1B in free agent frenzy

By: Canadian Press

Stamkos left Tampa Bay after 16 seasons, two Cup titles and two additional trips to the final to sign a four year, $32 million contract with Nashville.

July 1, 2024

Yegor Sharangovich agrees to five-year extension with Calgary Flames

By: Canadian Press

The Calgary Flames re-signed their top goal scorer, onboarded a player fresh off lifting the Stanley Cup and returned a hometown product when NHL free agency started Monday.

July 1, 2024

Montreal Canadiens sign Juraj Slafkovsky to eight-year contract extension

By: Canadian Press

The Montreal Canadiens signed the forward to an eight-year, US$60.8-million contract extension beginning in 2025-26.

July 1, 2024

Leafs re-sign Max Domi, Timothy Liljegren to new deals

By: Canadian Press

The Toronto Maple Leafs re-signed forward Max Domi to a four-year contract on Sunday; The Leafs also re-signed defenceman Timothy Liljegren to a two-year contract.

June 30, 2024

NHL, NHLPA Announce Initial Rosters for 4 Nations Face-Off

By: NHL/NHLPA Media Release

Federations selected 24 Players, six Per Team, to represent Canada, Finland, Sweden and the United States at International Tournament in February 2025.

June 28, 2024

Nathan MacKinnon voted 2023-24 Ted Lindsay Award recipient by NHLPA members

By: NHLPA Media Release

MacKinnon earns his first TLA, as voted by the players; Kucherov, Matthews finish as finalists.

June 27, 2024

NHL Player Inclusion Coalition strives to continue growth of hockey

By: Canadian Press

Carter and Subban were joined by fellow members Mark Fraser, Georges Laraque, Jordan Harris, Al Montoya, Abby Roque, Zach Whitecloud, Anthony Stewart, Julie Chu and JT Brown.

June 27, 2024