Nashville Predators News & Notes
Report: Nashville Predators extend MIkael Granlund | On the Forecheck
So once again Granlund said he was going to test the free agency waters, and once again he’s found himself back in Nashville.
Live look at the Preds’ front office anytime Mikael Granlund says he’s going to market:
Report: Nashville Predators add goalie David Rittich in free agency | On the Forecheck
Nashville adds a free agent netminder to support Juuse Saros. The deal is for one year at $1.25 million.
Nashville has signed Matt Luff to a 1-year, two-way contract. $750K at NHL level.— David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) July 28, 2021
The One Who Got Away
While the Preds were able to retain one of their Finnish free agent forwards in Granlund, they ended up losing Erik Haula to Boston. Best of luck to Erik in Beantown.
Grubauer to SEA 6x$5.9M— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 28, 2021
3 years $3.8 per for Mrazek and Leafs.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 28, 2021
Dallas Stars expected to sign Ryan Suter to a 4 year contract. Hearing mid 3’s...aav.— Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 28, 2021
Can’t wait to keep booing him.
Wenneberg will be signing for three years and $4.5M AAV with the Kraken https://t.co/d1hgawl3ZX— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) July 28, 2021
Saw a couple of reports that Alex Edler had signed a 2-year deal with @LAKings. It's one year, $3.5M AAV.— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) July 28, 2021
Reimer in San Jose, two years, $2.25M AAV https://t.co/UKBjmKzJ7H— Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) July 28, 2021
Bernier official with @NJDevils at two-year deal, $4.125 AAV. Which is a little high!— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) July 28, 2021
The #mnwild agreed to terms with F Frederick Gaudreau on a 2-year, $2.4 million contract ($1.2 million AAV). He recorded 10 pts (2-8=10) and a +10 rating in 19 regular season games and 3 pts and team-leading +3 rating in 6 Stanley Cup Playoff games last season with Pittsburgh. pic.twitter.com/SFlfIohDVR— Minnesota Wild PR (@mnwildPR) July 28, 2021
Welp, I don’t like that.
Brock McGinn 4x$2.75M to PIT— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) July 28, 2021
Phillip Danault on six-year contract to @LAKings. Wow. $5.5 AAV— Greg Wyshynski (@wyshynski) July 28, 2021
Mike Hoffman signs a three-year deal with #habs at $4.5M AAV.— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) July 28, 2021
Oilers Sign Zach Hyman to Seven-Year Deal | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
After over a week of speculation, Zach Hyman is expected to sign a seven-year deal with the Edmonton Oilers with a cap hit of $5.5 million, leaving the Toronto Maple Leafs after 345 career games.
Golden Knights, Martinez Agree to Three-Year Extension | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Alec Martinez isn’t going anywhere.
Patrik Laine accepts 1-year offer from Columbus Blue Jackets | ESPN
Patrik Laine has accepted a one-year, $7.5 million qualifying offer.
Other Hockey News & Notes
A letter from Geoff Molson.https://t.co/AurPe5pY6x— Canadiens Montréal (@CanadiensMTL) July 28, 2021
The Habs tried to slide this by everyone during one of the busiest hockey days of the year, which is just all sorts of gross.
Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan to coach U.S. men’s hockey team, if NHL players go to Beijing | ESPN
Along with Mike Sullivan leading the U.S. men’s hockey team, USA Hockey also announced that Joel Johnson of the University of St. Thomas will coach the women’s national team.
Often overlooked, underappreciated, Garland ready for big stage with Canucks | Sportsnet
Conor Garland has heard the Vancouver market is tough. But so is hockey when you’re five-foot-eight.
Oilers trade defenceman Ethan Bear to Hurricanes for forward Warren Foegele | Sportsnet
Defense is optional in Edmonton this year.
Blake Coleman Cements the Flames’ Shift to ‘Darryl Sutter Hockey’ | The Hockey News on Sports Illustrated
Nearing the edge of its win-now cliff, Calgary spikes its competitiveness significantly with the feisty back-to-back Stanley Cup champ.