Saku Koivu signs with Ducks

From TSN.ca: After spending his entire 13-year career in Montreal, Saku Koivu will be calling Orange County his home. The Anaheim Ducks have signed the free agent centre to a one-year, $3.25 million contract. Koivu, 34, had been the Canadiens’ second-longest serving captain in team history. Click here to read the full article. Great move […]

Posted by Neil in Anaheim Ducks,Breaking News on July 8, 2009

Kris Versteeg Signs

Also via TSN, Kris Versteeg has signed with the Chicago Blackhaws, thus clearing up the last of the potential problem spots after Chicago’s administrative error. The Chicago Blackhawks have put a good part of their restricted free-agent woes behind them, as the club agreed to a three-year contract worth more than $9 million with forward […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Breaking News on July 8, 2009

Breaking News: Monster Sighted in Toronto

TSN is reporting that Swedish goaltender Jonas Gustavsson will sign with Toronto as early as today. Terms of the deal are said to one year for $810,000 plus a $90 thousand signing bonus. The Monster is expected to back up Vesa Toskala and make Pierre McGuire re-think his nickname du jour. Labeled the best goaltender […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Breaking News on July 7, 2009

More Breaking News: Alexei Kovalev Signs with Ottawa

TSN is also reporting that Alexei Kovalev, the supremely talented and oft-undermotivated winger has signed a two-year deal with the Ottawa Senators. The deal is worth $10 million. One of the most skilled players in the league, the Togliatti, Russia native is also one of the most unpredictable.  He can look spectacular one night, controlling […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Breaking News on July 6, 2009

Francois Beauchemin Signs in Toronto

TSN is reporting that Francois Beauchemin has signed a 3-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs worth an average of $3.8 million per season. “Francois will be a welcome addition to our blueline,” Leafs President and general manager Brian Burke said in a statement.  “He’s a rock solid, steady defender that will add character to […]

Posted by Kyle Kosior in Breaking News on July 6, 2009

Sources: Heatley refuses to waive his no trade clause.

From TSN.ca: The Ottawa Senators are on the hook for a $4 million signing bonus to forward Dany Heatley. Like he did no Tuesday, the disgruntled forward declined to waive his no-movement clause to facilitate a trade to the Edmonton Oilers. For complete story, click here. We finally get some resolution.  Heatley’s refusal to go to Edmonton has […]

Posted by David Minuk in Breaking News on July 1, 2009

Report: Heatley Refuses To Waive No-Trade Clause

More from TSN.ca: Now, it gets interesting. Dany Heatley did not waive his no-movement clause to facilitate an agreed-upon trade between the Ottawa Senators and Edmonton Oilers that would have sent Andrew Cogliano, Dustin Penner and Ladislav Smid to Ottawa. For now, and quite possibly forever, the deal is dead. For complete story, click here. […]

Posted by David Minuk in Breaking News,General NHL,Rumors on June 30, 2009