has announced the signing of rugged, speedy winger Pierre-Cedric Labrie to a three year, one way contract worth $575k per season. Boston also signs Alexandre Bolduc, Chris Mueller, Lennart Petrell and Jamie Tardif to two year, two way contracts.
The Washington Capitals have signed center Mike Ribeiro to a 5 year $30 million dollar contract. "We're very happy to have Mike back with our team. He's a #1 center and him and Ovechkin played extremely well with each other."
Prospal inks one year deal with St. Petersburg SKA
NHL veteran Vaclav "Vinny" Prospal has agreed to a one year contract with St. Petersburg SKA of the KHL. The deal is believed to be worth $1.5 million dollars and includes an NHL out clause, should he sign with an NHL team.
sign Sam Gagner to a 7 year deal worth $31.5 million
Boston is happy to officially announce the signing of Sam Gagner. We feel he is top young player in the NHL but also has plenty of experience. We're happy to add him to our lineup for the next seven years.
"We were shocked a defenseman with puck-moving abilities like Jason was not qualified by his team, and we were thrilled to be the beneficiary of such a decision. We feel Jason fits in greatly with our team, as we have two young NHL-ready defensemen in Aulie and Gudas, who play a hard hitting, defensive style of game. Jason Demers will be an ideal fit for these guys on our 3rd pairing."
Fedotenko and Ponikarovsky inks one year deals with Donbass HC
Word is both Ruslan Fedotenko and Alexei Ponikarovsky have signed a one year deals to play with Donbass HC of the KHL. The deal is believed to be worth $1.65 million each and while Ponikarkovsky's reportedly does not include an NHL out clause, Fedotenko's reportedly does.
Former Colorado, Phoenix, Florida and Washington winger Wojtek Wolski has agreed to a three year with HC Dinamo Minsk of the KHL. The deal is reportedly worth $1.85 million per season and includes an NHL out-clause in year three of the contract.