Willing to listen on pretty much anyone not named Benn, Eriksson, Lehtonen or Oleksiak. However, this does not mean we are going into a full rebuild. We are looking to get younger, but are not interested in selling off assets for just prospects and picks.
The Detroit Red Wings would like to announce the signing of Jiri Hudler to 2-year deal worth 7.000 million dollars with an annual cap of 3.500 million. We are very excited to have Jiri back with the team and look forward to him improving on an already very successful year.
The New York Islanders are proud to announce the re-signing of Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau to a 3 year deal, worth $3,675,000 per year. We felt the raise was necessarily as P.A. really broke out the past season and surprised quite a lot of people.
Blue Jackets fire Richards, hire Bruins asst Houda
the Columbus Blue Jackets began the revamping of their hockey department today, announcing that Interim Head Coach Todd Richards will not be retained by the organization. Also let go was assistant coach Brad Berry and Goaltending coach Ian Clark.
The team is very proud to announce that, after receiving permission from the Boston Bruins, Bruins assistant coach Doug Houda will be the next head coach of the Blue Jackets.
"We are thrilled to add Doug to our organization", said Jackets GM CaptPantalones. "Hes a great motivator, a great defensive coach and a student of the game. hes a well respected young coach we feel will thrive with our organization."
To round out his coaching staff, Springfield assistant coach Nolan Pratt will move up from the AHL to join returning assistant Dan Hinote and newly hired goaltending coach Ron Tugnutt, who joins the staff after years in the OHL and with Team Canada