Saturday’s Dump and Chase: Free Agency Chaos


Nashville Predators News

Nashville Predators sign UFA defender Matt Benning to two-year, $1M AAV deal | On the Forecheck
Matt Benning improves Nashville’s blue line.

Nashville Predators sign UFA defender Mark Borowiecki to two-year, $2M AAV deal | On the Forecheck
I’m really excited about this pickup. I sat in on his Zoom call with the Nashville media and I really think he’s going to be a fan favorite here.

Central Division Signings

Talbot signs three-year contract with Wild
Cam Talbot signed a three-year contract with the Wild. He dramatically improves their goaltending.

Khudobin signs three-year, $10 million contract to stay with Stars
There was never too much of a doubt. “Dobby” is staying with the Stars.

Stastny traded to Jets by Golden Knights
Paul Stastny is a Jet again. He dramatically improves their center depth. Stastny was part of the 2018 Jets that sunk the Predators in the second round. He had about 924 goals against Nashville that spring.

League Signings

Turris agrees to two-year contract with Oilers
Kyle Turris agreed to terms on a two-year contract with the Edmonton Oilers on Friday. He's going to make roughly $1.65 million a season. I wish nothing but the BEST for Turris.

Murray signs four-year, $25 million contract with Senators after trade
The two-time Cup winner is now an Ottawa Senator.

Holtby signs two-year contract with Canucks
It's a goalie rodeo! Braden Holtby is a Canuck.

Lundqvist signs one-year, $1.5 million contract with Capitals
The King signs with Washington. It was reported he wanted to stay in the East.

Ekman-Larsson expected to stay with Coyotes after cutoff for trade passes
Oliver Ekman-Larsson will remain a Coyote. His agent was in discussions with Boston and Vancouver, but nothing seemed to materialize.

Kubalik agrees to two-year, $7.4 million contract with Blackhawks
Dominik Kubalik agreed to terms on a two-year, $7.4 million contract with the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday. The Hawks also re-signed Malcolm Subban. One of Colin Delia or Kevin Lankinen will tend net with Subban.

Wennberg agrees to terms on one-year contract with Panthers
New Florida GM Bill Zito plucked more than a few players from Columbus.

Maple Leafs sign forward Wayne Simmonds to one-year deal
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Wayne Simmonds. That's a pretty nice price for a player who really hasn't been the same since leaving Philadelphia.

Maple Leafs agree to four-year contract with defenceman T.J. Brodie
Look! Toronto managed to land a defenseman without trading William Nylander.

NHL Free Agency 2020: Rangers sign Anthony Bitetto | Blueshirt Banter
Tony is headed home to New York to play for the Rangers.

NHL Free Agency 2020: Rangers ink Colin Blackwell | Blueshirt Banter
Colin Blackwell secured a two year deal with the Rangers. The second year of his deal is one-way.