Busy day today as July 1st is quickly approaching! Teams are crossing names off their wishlist and addressing their key needs!
- Washington signed Brooks Laich to a 6 year, $27M contract
- Pittsburgh signed Pascal Dupuis to a 2 year, $3m contract
- Tampa Bay signed Marc-Andre Bergeron to a 2 year, $2M contract
- Carolina signed Joni Pitkanen to a 3 year, $13.5M contract
- The Islanders received the rights to Christian Ehrhoff from Vancouver for a 2012 4th round pick
- Buffalo received Robyn Regehr, Ales Kotalik, and a 2012 2nd round pick from Calgary in exchange for Chris Butler and Paul Byron
- The Devils might be interested in Minnesota’s Cam Barker who was recently put on waivers
- Tampa’s Ryan Malone might accept a trade to Minnesota
- Jaromir Jagr is going to make a decision before July 1st and he’s favoring Montreal
- Toronto is trying to acquire Los Angeles’ Dustin Brown, but that is a long shot. They are also looking to sign Matt D’Agostini which they have a great interest in
- Philadelphia is trying to acquire Carolina’s Erik Cole
- The Islanders want to sign Ed Jovanovski, but he’ll most likely resign with Phoenix
- Teemu Selanne wants to come back for another year and will most likely sign with Winnipeg or Anaheim
- Edmonton is trying to bring back Joni Pitkanen
- The Devils are interested in Calgary’s Jay Bouwmeester, but after the Regehr trade, Jay is most likely staying put unless they get an offer they can’t pass up
- Both the Islanders and Predators have shown interest in bringing in veteran Scottie Upshall
- The Rangers haven’t waived Chris Drury but a trade to either Colorado or Phoenix can’t be ruled out
- Montreal has offered Roman Hamrlik a contract and he is deciding tonight whether or not to accept it
More to Come…
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