July 25, 2012

What Is An Offer Sheet?

With the Nashville Predators matching the offer sheet that the Philadelphia Flyers signed Shea Weber to, we figured it would be beneficial to explain what an offer sheet is. In the National Hockey League, an offer sheet is a contract offered to a restricted free agent by a team other than the one for which he played during the prior season. If the player signs the […]

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July 24, 2012

NHL Signing: Nashville Predators Match 14-Year, $110 Million Offer Sheet For Shea Weber

The Nashville Predators announced Tuesday that they have matched the Philadelphia Flyers 14-year, $110 million offer sheet for defenseman Shea Weber. The Flyers signed Weber to the offer sheet which includes $68 million in bonus money in the first six years last week. In total, Weber will make $14 million in each of the first four years; $12 […]

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July 24, 2012

NHL Signing: Nashville Predators Sign Sergei Kostitsyn To Two-Year Deal

The Nashville Predators have signed veteran forward Sergei Kostitsyn to a two-year, $6 million contract. Kostitsyn, who’s been in the NHL since 2007, had 43 points in 75 games this past season, one year after leading the Predators in goals with 23 and tying for the team lead in points with 50. Last season the right wing ranked 10th […]

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July 23, 2012

NHL Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Flyers, Nashville Predators Possibly Discussing Shea Weber Trade

The Philadelphia Flyers and Nashville Predators could be working on a trade for Shea Weber. Philadelphia general manager Paul Holmgren and Nashville general manager David Poile have spoken “just once,” since the defenseman signed the massive 14-year, $110 million offer sheet last Wednesday, according to Sam Carchidi of The Philadelphia Inquirer. The thinking is that a trade […]

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July 19, 2012

Philadelphia Flyers, Shea Weber Agree To 14-Year Offer Sheet

Update: Predators GM David Poile has acknowledged that the Philadelphia Flyers and Shea Weber have agreed to an offer sheet. “We have stated previously that, should a team enter into an offer sheet with Shea, our intention would be to match and retain Shea,” Poile said. “Our ownership has provided us with the necessary resources to build […]

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July 18, 2012

Quick Hits: Scott Stevens, Shane Doan, Mike Modano, Jamie Kompon

Quick Hits from around the league: Scott Stevens, one of the most revered defenseman ever to don a New Jersey Devils jersey, will be behind the bench as an assistant coach to Peter DeBoer in 2012-13. Devils general manager Lou Lamoriello made the announcement Tuesday following the conclusion of the second day of the team’s development camp at AmeriHealth Pavilion. […]

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July 12, 2012

NHL Arbitration Hearings Set To Begin Next Week

Fifteen restricted free agents are set to have salary arbitration hearings in the coming weeks. Hearings will be held in Toronto from July 20th to August 4th. Here are the players set to go to arbitration, as released by the NHL Players Association: Anaheim Ducks: Nick Bonino — August 3 Colorado Avalanche: Jamie McGinn — July 25 Dallas Stars: Richard […]

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July 6, 2012

NHL Signing: Tampa Bay Lightning Sign Anders Lindback To Two-Year Contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning on signed restricted free agent goaltender Anders Lindback to a two-year contract. Financial terms of the deal were not released, but the Tampa Bay Times reported Lindback will make $1.4 million in 2012-13 and $2.2 million in 2013-14. Lindback, along with forward Kyle Wilson and a draft pick, was acquired by the Lightning from the Nashville Predators last month […]

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July 5, 2012

15 Players File For Salary Arbitration

15 NHL players have filed for Salary Arbitration. The list is below. [csv2table source=”http://nhltradereport.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Arbitration.csv”]   Salary Arbitration hearings will be held in Toronto from July 20 to August 4, 2012.

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July 4, 2012

NHL Free Agency: Zach Parise And Ryan Suter Expected To Decide Futures Today

Free Agents Zach Parise and Ryan Suter are expected to decide their futures Wednesday, sources told ESPN.com’s Pierre LeBrun. A Minnesota native, Parise did not meet with any teams Tuesday, one of his agents, Wade Arnott, told The Associated Press. The New Jersey Devils want their top forward available to re-sign while Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, Detroit  Red Wings and Minnesota […]

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