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Vancouver Canucks re-sign forward Jake Virtanen to two-year contract

Vancouver Canucks re-sign forward Jake Virtanen to two-year contract

VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Jake Virtanen to a two-year deal with an average annual value of US$1.25 million. The 21-year-old from New Westminster, B.C.
Ottawa Senators sign forward Adam Tambellini to a one-year, two-way contract

Ottawa Senators sign forward Adam Tambellini to a one-year, two-way contract

OTTAWA — The Ottawa Senators have signed forward Adam Tambellini to a two-way, one-year contract. The contract will carry a value of US$650,000 in the NHL and $85,000 in the American Hockey League.
'It was near unanimous': Crosby to be honoured as top N.S. athlete of all time

'It was near unanimous': Crosby to be honoured as top N.S. athlete of all time

HALIFAX — Hockey superstar Sidney Crosby may not be bringing the Stanley Cup home to Nova Scotia again this year, but he will still take centre stage at a unique event celebrating the province's greatest athletes.
Predators' Watson pleads no contest to domestic assault

Predators' Watson pleads no contest to domestic assault

FRANKLIN, Tenn. — Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson on Tuesday pleaded no contest to domestic assault but can have the misdemeanour charge dismissed if he fulfills terms of his judicial diversion program.
Winnipeg Jets sign defenceman Poolman to three-year deal, forward Dano for one year

Winnipeg Jets sign defenceman Poolman to three-year deal, forward Dano for one year

WINNIPEG — The Winnipeg Jets announced Tuesday that they have signed defenceman Tucker Poolman and forward Marko Dano to new contracts. Poolman was signed to a three-year, US$2.325 million contract while Dano agreed to a one-year deal worth $800,000.
Capitals bring back Brooks Orpik, a leader on Cup title team

Capitals bring back Brooks Orpik, a leader on Cup title team

Brooks Orpik is returning to the Washington Capitals not long after the Stanley Cup champions traded him, and it's as if he never left.

D Brandon Montour gets new 2-year deal with Anaheim Ducks

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Defenceman Brandon Montour has agreed to a two-year, $6.775 million contract through the 2019-20 season to stay with the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks announced the deal Tuesday with their restricted free agent.
Islanders sign F Brock Nelson to 1-year, $4.25 million deal

Islanders sign F Brock Nelson to 1-year, $4.25 million deal

EAST MEADOW, N.Y. — The New York Islanders have agreed to terms with restricted free-agent forward Brock Nelson on a one-year, $4.25 million contract.

Devils hire Kowalsky, Grier as assistant coaches

NEWARK, N.J. — The New Jersey Devils have hired Rick Kowalsky and Mike Grier as assistant coaches. The team announced Monday that Kowalsky and Grier will join Alain Nasreddine and goalie coach Roland Melanson on John Hynes' staff.
Jets' defenceman Jacob Trouba awarded 1-year, $5.5M contract by arbitrator

Jets' defenceman Jacob Trouba awarded 1-year, $5.5M contract by arbitrator

WINNIPEG — An arbitrator has awarded Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba a one-year, US$5.5-million contract for the 2018-19 season, the NHL announced Sunday.