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Rebuilding Red Wings sign Vanek, Bernier and re-sign Green

Rebuilding Red Wings sign Vanek, Bernier and re-sign Green

Ken Holland once transitioned the Detroit Red Wings from Steve Yzerman, Sergei Fedorov and that generation of greats to the one that followed with Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg. Now he's trying to do it again.
Senators play waiting game after offering extension to captain Karlsson

Senators play waiting game after offering extension to captain Karlsson

OTTAWA — As promised months ago, Ottawa Senators general manager Pierre Dorion made a contract offer to Erik Karlsson on Sunday. Whether it does anything to clear up the star defenceman's future remains to be seen.
Back to the future: Kyle Brodziak, Tobias Rieder return to Edmonton Oilers

Back to the future: Kyle Brodziak, Tobias Rieder return to Edmonton Oilers

EDMONTON — A former Oiler and Oiler draft pick are returning to Edmonton. The team brought 34-year-old centre Kyle Brodziak back to his home province and signed forward Tobias Rieder when NHL unrestricted free agency opened Sunday. Brodziak, from St.
Tavares, Stastny, other big fish on the move as NHL free agency opens

Tavares, Stastny, other big fish on the move as NHL free agency opens

While new Toronto Maple Leaf John Tavares was the biggest name to move, veterans like Paul Stastny, Jack Johnson, Michael Grabner and Chris Kunitz also changed teams on the opening day of NHL free agency Sunday.

Golden Knights land veteran centre Stastny, lose Perron

LAS VEGAS — One year ago, the Vegas Golden Knights were in the midst of forming their first team. On Sunday, they were in the middle of the free-agent market as they look to fine-tune the roster for another run at the Stanley Cup Final.
Flyers make splash, sign van Riemsdyk to $35M, 5-year deal

Flyers make splash, sign van Riemsdyk to $35M, 5-year deal

A 36-goal scorer is moving closer to home and couldn't be happier about it. No, the other one.
Calgary Flames mine free agency for utility forwards, sign Ryan, Czarnik

Calgary Flames mine free agency for utility forwards, sign Ryan, Czarnik

CALGARY — Versatile forwards were hot commodities for the Calgary Flames when unrestricted free agency opened Sunday. The team tapped into the Carolina Hurricanes pipeline again to get one.

Predators sign three players to one-year, two-way deals

NASHVILLE — The Nashville Predators have signed forwards Connor Brickley and Rocco Grimaldi, and defenceman Jarred Tinordi to one-year, two-way contracts. Tinordi's contract is worth $650,000 in the NHL and $325,000 in the American Hockey League.
Habs bring back Tomas Plekanec, sign Matthew Peca, Xavier Ouellet

Habs bring back Tomas Plekanec, sign Matthew Peca, Xavier Ouellet

MONTREAL — Tomas Plekanec got his wish to return to Montreal and is confident the Canadiens can get back into the NHL playoffs.
Canucks add grit, toughness with free agents Beagle, Roussel: Benning

Canucks add grit, toughness with free agents Beagle, Roussel: Benning

Vancouver Canucks general manager Jim Benning believes his team will be tougher to play against next season after signing a trio of free-agent forwards on Sunday.