Wild Sign Niederreiter to Five-Year Deal

The Minnesota Wild have locked in forward Nino Niederreiter with a five-year contract worth $26.25 million, the club announced Sunday. The deal carries an average annual value of $5.25 million. Niederreiter is coming off a career-best season in 2016-2017. He posted 25 goals and hit a total of 57 points with the Wild, marking theContinue reading “Wild Sign Niederreiter to Five-Year Deal”

Seriously, Someone Should Sign Jaromir Jagr Already

Okay, this is getting to be a bit much. Jaromir Jagr is still unsigned. The 45-year-old Czech winger is still an unrestricted free agent, for some reason. Sure, the summer has been tinged by some unlikely occurrences thus far. Andrei Markov is no longer a Hab. The Dallas Stars are taking a chance on AlexanderContinue reading “Seriously, Someone Should Sign Jaromir Jagr Already”

Predators Sign Johansen to Eight-Year Contract

The Nashville Predators have signed forward Ryan Johansen to an eight-year contract worth $64 million, the club announced Friday. The deal runs through the 2024-2025 NHL season and has an average annual value of $8 million. Johansen arrived in Nashville after a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets in January of 2016. The exchange sentContinue reading “Predators Sign Johansen to Eight-Year Contract”

Andrei Markov Leaves Habs for Russia

Over the course of the last several weeks, defenceman Andrei Markov was one of the most valuable unrestricted free agents in the NHL. Now, it looks like the 38-year-old is done in the NHL and will be returning to his native Russia and the KHL. The blueliner hit unrestricted free agency for the first timeContinue reading “Andrei Markov Leaves Habs for Russia”

Rangers Sign Zibanejad to Five-Year Contract

The New York Rangers have signed forward Mika Zibanejad to a five-year contract worth $26.75 million, the team announced Tuesday. Zibanejad was scheduled for an arbitration hearing in Toronto, but the two sides avoided it and the 24-year-old was signed. “Obviously it was something we hoped was going to happen,” he said. “I’m super happyContinue reading “Rangers Sign Zibanejad to Five-Year Contract”