Transactions Around The NHL

  • The Ottawa Senators sign defenceman Sergie Gonchar to three-year, US$16-million deal on Thursday, just minutes after the start of free-agent season. The addition of Gonchar, who’s been named to four all-star games and won a Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009 during his 15-year NHL career, gives the Senators a different look on the back end.
  • The Calgary Flames signed two former players who they had previously traded away; Flames signes forward Alex Tanguay to a one-year contract; signed forward Olli Jokinen to a two-year contract.
  • The Vancouver Canucks signed forward Manny Malhotra to a three-year contract; signed forward Joel Perrault; signed forward Jeff Tambellini; signed defenseman Dan Hamhuis to a six-year contract.
  • The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Colby Armstrong to a 3 year contract to add to the trade of forwards Kris Versteeg and Bill Sweatt from Chicago in exchange for forwards Viktor Stalberg, Chris DiDomenico and Philippe Paradis.
  • The Montreal Canadiens acquired forward Dustin Boyd and future considerations from the Nashville Predators in exchange for forward Sergei Kostitsyn and future considerations and also signed goalie Alex Auld.
  • The  Chicago Blackhawks traded forward Andrew Ladd to the Atlanta Thrashers on Thursday in exchange for defenceman Ivan Vishnevskiy and a second-round pick in 2011., a day after dealing forward Kris Versteeg to Toronto. Last week, Chicago sent playoff star Dustin Byfuglien, Brent Sopel and Ben Eager to Atlanta and shipped Colin Fraser to Edmonton.
  • The Dallas Stars have signed goalie Andrew Raycroft on a 2 year contract
  • The Phoenix Coyotes added scoring depth Thursday, signing veteran 38 year old winger Ray Whitney to a two-year deal.

One thought on “Transactions Around The NHL

  1. I’ve gotta think the Latendresse thing is at least partly paying for potential. And do RFAs really receive 36% less than market?

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