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J.T. Miller, Rangers Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The New York Rangers reportedly agreed to terms with J.T. Miller on a two-year extension worth $2.75 million annually, per the Associated Press (via FoxSports.com) and the New York Post's Larry Brooks. The Rangers confirmed they re-signed Miller but didn't specify the terms. Show More Summary

Experienced GM George McPhee the Right Choice to Guide Las Vegas Expansion Team

On Wednesday, the yet-to-be-named NHL expansion team in Las Vegas announced it had hired its first general manager. George McPhee, best known as the longtime GM of the Washington Capitals, will head up hockey operations during the team’s...Show More Summary

NHL Teams with the Most Work Still to Do in 2016 Offseason

The draft is already a distant memory, and the free-agent blitz has quickly quieted, leaving NHL teams time to plot out their next steps in building a contender for the Stanley Cup. In some cases, it's adding a little depth through a strategic free-agent signing. Show More Summary

George McPhee Reportedly to Be Named GM of Las Vegas NHL Team

The NHL's Las Vegas expansion team reportedly made a big hire on Tuesday in bringing aboard George McPhee as general manager. Steve Carp of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported the news of McPhee's hiring, as did ESPN.com's Scott Burnside. McPhee...Show More Summary

NHL Free Agents 2016: Kris Russell Rumors, Jimmy Vesey News and More Predictions

Although the most exciting portions of the NHL offseason are now complete, there's still some player movement on the horizon as teams begin filling out their rosters. The frenzied nature of the activity has merely been traded in forShow More Summary

NHL Rumors: Latest Buzz on Tyson Barrie Trade, Kris Russell and More

With the bulk of free agents signed and major trades likely completed this summer, much of the attention for teams still in the market to improve now revolves around defenseman. And one player in the thick of everything is Colorado Avalanche...Show More Summary

Ranking the 10 Worst Contracts in the NHL for the 2016-17 Season

The NHL salary cap for 2016-17 increased only slightly, from $71.4 million to $73 million, per NHL.com. For teams carrying players with bad contracts, such as the Los Angeles Kings with left wing Dustin Brown, it makes it difficult to...Show More Summary

NHL Trade Rumors: Latest on Tyson Barrie, David Krejci and More

The Edmonton Oilers are not finished making moves to improve their team for the the 2016-17 season. When they traded former No. 1 pick Taylor Hall to the New Jersey Devils for defenseman Adam Larsson, it was a move that made a bold statement. Larsson...Show More Summary

Hit or Miss for Every NHL Team's Biggest Move so Far in the 2016 Offseason

It's hard to believe we've been witnessing the NHL's offseason the past couple of weeks. Massive changes have taken place in bursts of action, from the furious launching of free agency to an hour of madness that saw two of the most jaw-dropping...Show More Summary

NHL Free Agents 2016: Players Whose Situation Has Improved the Most

The 2016 NHL free-agent season was over in 90 minutes—at least, the expensive part. The window of opportunity for teams to speak to free agents before July 1 meant extra time for players, agents and general managers to find the bestShow More Summary

Predicting the Roster for the Las Vegas Expansion Team in 2017-18

This really did happen. This was not some hallucinogenic acid trip put in literary form from the archives of Hunter S. Thompson or anything. Las Vegas really will have an NHL team starting in the fall of 2017. Still seems hard to fathom. Show More Summary

The Top NHL Storylines to Watch for the Rest of the 2016 Offseason

Summer brings plenty of sunshine, but for hockey fans, these days are dark. Sean McIndoe of Vice Sports, also known as Down Goes Brown, is not too happy about the lack of information flow during the offseason. "One minute after the end...Show More Summary

Nathan MacKinnon, Avalanche Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

The Colorado Avalanche announced Friday they have signed forward Nathan MacKinnon to a seven-year deal through the 2022-23 season. According to Bleacher Report's Adrian Dater, the contract is worth a total of $44.1 million. MacKinnon,...Show More Summary

Mark Scheifele, Jets Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

The Winnipeg Jets announced an eight-year, $49 million contract extension for Mark Scheifele on Friday, which will make him one of the highest-paid young centers in the sport. Scheifele, 23, was a restricted free agent. He posted 61Show More Summary

10 NHL Players Most in Need of New Contracts

As NHL teams pursue unrestricted free agents and attempt to re-sign their restricted free agents, they can also open contract talks with those on their rosters who are eligible for free agency next summer. That includes such notables...Show More Summary

Jonathan Bernier to Ducks: Latest Trade Details, Comments and Reaction

The Toronto Maple Leafs traded goaltender Jonathan Bernier to the Anaheim Ducks on Friday in exchange for a draft pick. Toronto confirmed the deal on its official site. The team announced it will receive a conditional pick in the 2017...Show More Summary

2016 NHL Free Agency: Every Team's Best Remaining Option on the Open Market

So much money was spent so quickly in NHL free agency this year it almost feels like it was a one-day flash sale. Other moves are trickling in, but it's been relatively quiet since the barrage that began July 1. The pickings are already relatively slim, but there are some bargains to be had. Show More Summary

Evander Kane Reportedly Will Face Non-Criminal Charges for Bar Incident

Buffalo Sabres winger Evander Kane has avoided criminal charges stemming from an incident at a Buffalo bar last month. Per Lou Michel of the Buffalo News, Kane will be charged with non-criminal harassment for allegedly grabbing two women during the altercation. More to follow. Read more NHL news on BleacherReport.com

Stock Up, Stock Down for NHL Teams After First Week of Free Agency

At the heart of this piece is a simple question: Is [insert team here] as currently constructed better than it was at the end of last season? For the purposes of this piece, we aren't worried about the salary cap, asset management or grading teams on a curve based on their unique individual circumstances. Show More Summary

Kyle Palmieri, Devils Agree to New Contract: Latest Details, Comments, Reaction

The New Jersey Devils and winger Kyle Palmieri agreed to a five -year, $23.25 million extension Thursday, according to the team. Palmieri, 25, notched a career-high 57 points in the 2015-16 season (30 goals, 27 assists), leading theShow More Summary

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