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  • @NHLJets • 2d

    Winnipeg Free Press: WDVF DFV DFV

    The Winnipeg Jets have locked up some additional depth by re-signing defenceman Nelson Nogier.

    The restricted free agent inked a one-year, two-way deal Tuesday that pays him $700,000 if playing in the NHL and $80,000 if in the the American Hockey League.

    Nogier, 23, has spent the majority of his pro career with the Manitoba Moose but has appeared in 11 games with the Jets, including one last season when injuries depleted the blue-line.

    He had one goal and eight assists in 74 games with the AHL club last season. Nogier missed the majority of the 2017-18 season with an injury.

    The Winnipeg Jets have locked up some additional depth by re-signing defenceman Nelson Nogier.

    The restricted free agent inked a one-year, two-way deal Tuesday that pays him $700,000 if playing in the NHL and $80,000 if in the the American Hockey League.

    Nogier, 23, has spent the majority of his pro career with the Manitoba Moose but has appeared in 11 games with the Jets, including one last season when injuries depleted the blue-line.

    He had one goal and eight assists in 74 games with the AHL club last season. Nogier missed the majority of the 2017-18 season with an injury.

  • @Capitals • 2d

    Fansided: Washington Capitals: New-look New Jersey Devils will present a challenge

    When you own the first overall pick in the draft, there are plenty of holes to fill. The only team below them in the standings in the Eastern Conference was the Ottawa Senators. Thus, the sky is the limit on how much the New Jersey Devils can improve and will be a challenging opponent for the Washington Capitals.

    The Devils started by taking Jack Hughes first overall in the 2019 Amateur Player Draft. They immediately used the trade route to improve in adding P.K. Subban by trading their second round pick along with a 2020 second round pick, defenseman Steven Santini, and prospect Jeremy Davies.

    When you own the first overall pick in the draft, there are plenty of holes to fill. The only team below them in the standings in the Eastern Conference was the Ottawa Senators. Thus, the sky is the limit on how much the New Jersey Devils can improve and will be a challenging opponent for the Washington Capitals.

    The Devils started by taking Jack Hughes first overall in the 2019 Amateur Player Draft. They immediately used the trade route to improve in adding P.K. Subban by trading their second round pick along with a 2020 second round pick, defenseman Steven Santini, and prospect Jeremy Davies.

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  • Review-Journal: Golden Knights' Chance to be made into Funko Pop! figure

    If you're looking for a way to add to your Golden Knights collection, now is your Chance.

    Funko announced Thursday a new batch of NHL mascots who will forever be immortalized as a Pop! figure, including Knights mascot, Chance.

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    -- Funko (@OriginalFunko) July 18, 2019

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    -- Funko (@OriginalFunko) July 18, 2019

    Five additional mascots will be included in the new collection:

    -- Gritty, Philadelphia Flyers

    -- Tommy Hawk, Chicago Blackhawks

    -- NJ Devil, New Jersey Devils

    -- Blades, Boston Bruins

    No official release date has been set.

    If you're looking for a way to add to your Golden Knights collection, now is your Chance.

    Funko announced Thursday a new batch of NHL mascots who will forever be immortalized as a Pop! figure, including Knights mascot, Chance.

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    -- Funko (@OriginalFunko) July 18, 2019

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    -- Funko (@OriginalFunko) July 18, 2019

    Five additional mascots will be included in the new collection:

    -- Gritty, Philadelphia Flyers

    -- Tommy Hawk, Chicago Blackhawks

    -- NJ Devil, New Jersey Devils

    -- Blades, Boston Bruins

    No official release date has been set.

  • @Canucks • 2d

    Fansided: Vancouver Canucks: Why they need to hold onto Jake Virtanen

    Five years after drafting him with the No. 6 selection, the Vancouver Canucks are still waiting for Jake Virtanen to reach his full potential and grow into a reliable top six forward and consistent 20-goal scorer.

    Virtanen showed signs of breaking out during the 2018-19 season, posting career bests in goals (15) and points (25) in 70 games. Had he played all 82 contests, perhaps Virtanen would have hit 20 goals once and for all.

    The Canucks signed gritty forward Micheal Ferland to a four-year worth $14 million last week, and you can't help but wonder if the team might be ready to move on from Virtanen in the near future.

    Five years after drafting him with the No. 6 selection, the Vancouver Canucks are still waiting for Jake Virtanen to reach his full potential and grow into a reliable top six forward and consistent 20-goal scorer.

    Virtanen showed signs of breaking out during the 2018-19 season, posting career bests in goals (15) and points (25) in 70 games. Had he played all 82 contests, perhaps Virtanen would have hit 20 goals once and for all.

    The Canucks signed gritty forward Micheal Ferland to a four-year worth $14 million last week, and you can't help but wonder if the team might be ready to move on from Virtanen in the near future.

  • Fansided: Toronto Maple Leafs: EIL Content Roundup - July 18th

    But that doesn't mean the content must stop. Yes, although the Maple Leafs may not be playing actual hockey games anymore, the Editor in Leaf staff have been working around the clock to ensure that every angle from every offseason topic has been covered.

    With so many pieces hitting the wall all at once, it's natural that a few may have fallen through the cracks. So, let's take a look at some of the past week's most intriguing pieces.

    Toronto Maple Leafs: Addressing Toughness Through Sports Science

    "The Maple Leafs aren't tough enough!" "This team gets pushed around way too much!

    But that doesn't mean the content must stop. Yes, although the Maple Leafs may not be playing actual hockey games anymore, the Editor in Leaf staff have been working around the clock to ensure that every angle from every offseason topic has been covered.

    With so many pieces hitting the wall all at once, it's natural that a few may have fallen through the cracks. So, let's take a look at some of the past week's most intriguing pieces.

    Toronto Maple Leafs: Addressing Toughness Through Sports Science

    "The Maple Leafs aren't tough enough!" "This team gets pushed around way too much!

  • TBO: Lightning's Curtis McElhinney excited to join Tampa Bay

    TAMPA -- A warmer climate and a great team are just two of the things Lightning goaltender Curtis McElhinney is looking forward to in the 2019-20 season.

    In an interview with NHL Tonight broadcasters, McElhinney said he is especially looking forward to being on the other side of the Lightning's "high-powered offense" having "faced the brunt of it" last season when the 36-year-old goaltender played for the Carolina Hurricanes.

    "I'm excited to get down there," he said. "This is Round 2 in Tampa for me so hopefully it will be a little bit longer than the last time I went through there.

    TAMPA -- A warmer climate and a great team are just two of the things Lightning goaltender Curtis McElhinney is looking forward to in the 2019-20 season.

    In an interview with NHL Tonight broadcasters, McElhinney said he is especially looking forward to being on the other side of the Lightning's "high-powered offense" having "faced the brunt of it" last season when the 36-year-old goaltender played for the Carolina Hurricanes.

    "I'm excited to get down there," he said. "This is Round 2 in Tampa for me so hopefully it will be a little bit longer than the last time I went through there.

  • Fansided: There Is No Reason To Think The St. Louis Blues Cannot Repeat

    The St. Louis Blues have done nothing this offseason except resign their own players and make a handful of depth moves to strengthen their minor league system. Although the team could still make more moves, the Blues seem content with the roster they have.

    St. Louis still has three restricted free agents to sign before the season starts in October and there is no indication that the team will not be tendering contract offers to Joel Edmundson, Ivan Barbashev or Oskar Sundqvist.

    For argument's sake, let's assume that all three of those players will be around for the team in the 2019-20 season.

    The St. Louis Blues have done nothing this offseason except resign their own players and make a handful of depth moves to strengthen their minor league system. Although the team could still make more moves, the Blues seem content with the roster they have.

    St. Louis still has three restricted free agents to sign before the season starts in October and there is no indication that the team will not be tendering contract offers to Joel Edmundson, Ivan Barbashev or Oskar Sundqvist.

    For argument's sake, let's assume that all three of those players will be around for the team in the 2019-20 season.

  • Fansided: San Jose Sharks Prospect Perspective: Blueliner Artemi Kniazev

    Earlier this month the San Jose Sharks announced the signing of one their 2019 2nd round picks Artemi Kniazev to an entry-level contract.

    The 18-year-old Russian born defender spent last season in the QMJHL with the Chicoutimi Sagueneens. Kniazev appeared in 55 games last season, ending the year with a total of 34 points finishing second in points in overall points among defenseman on his junior club, per eliteprospects.

    Artemi Kniazev was the San Jose Sharks first overall selection at 48th in the 2019 draft. The left-handed blueliner is a puck moving defenseman that can help transition the between zones with relative ease.

    Earlier this month the San Jose Sharks announced the signing of one their 2019 2nd round picks Artemi Kniazev to an entry-level contract.

    The 18-year-old Russian born defender spent last season in the QMJHL with the Chicoutimi Sagueneens. Kniazev appeared in 55 games last season, ending the year with a total of 34 points finishing second in points in overall points among defenseman on his junior club, per eliteprospects.

    Artemi Kniazev was the San Jose Sharks first overall selection at 48th in the 2019 draft. The left-handed blueliner is a puck moving defenseman that can help transition the between zones with relative ease.

  • @penguins • 2d

    DK Pittsburgh Sports: TV: Bjugstad talks team morale on NHL Tonight

    Nick Bjugstad was a guest on NHL Tonight to discuss his experience in Pittsburgh following the trade, the Penguins' team morale, his preferred position on the ice, and more.

    Bjugstad said he believes the Penguins' locker room didn't have any culture issues last season.

    "That room basically is a room that's won a couple of Stanley Cups," he said. "I don't know that there's much of a culture issue as far as the morale. It just seemed like a really nice group of guys from the get go there.

    Nick Bjugstad was a guest on NHL Tonight to discuss his experience in Pittsburgh following the trade, the Penguins' team morale, his preferred position on the ice, and more.

    Bjugstad said he believes the Penguins' locker room didn't have any culture issues last season.

    "That room basically is a room that's won a couple of Stanley Cups," he said. "I don't know that there's much of a culture issue as far as the morale. It just seemed like a really nice group of guys from the get go there.

  • @NHLFlyers • 2d

    Fansided: Three Under-The-Radar Philadelphia Flyers Prospects To Watch Next Year

    Most, if not all, Philadelphia Flyers fans know the top prospects by now. Morgan Frost, who's arguably the Flyers top prospect at the moment, Joel Farabee, Isaac Ratcliffe, and German Rubtsov have all become familiar names amongst the fanbase through the past couple of years. There's also the new faces like Cam York and Bobby Brink, who were apart of the seven-player 2019 Philadelphia draft class that took place in late June. All eyes will be on them when training camp, preseason, and the 2019-20 campaign get going, but who are some other lesser-known talents to keep tabs on as the year starts up?

    Most, if not all, Philadelphia Flyers fans know the top prospects by now. Morgan Frost, who's arguably the Flyers top prospect at the moment, Joel Farabee, Isaac Ratcliffe, and German Rubtsov have all become familiar names amongst the fanbase through the past couple of years. There's also the new faces like Cam York and Bobby Brink, who were apart of the seven-player 2019 Philadelphia draft class that took place in late June. All eyes will be on them when training camp, preseason, and the 2019-20 campaign get going, but who are some other lesser-known talents to keep tabs on as the year starts up?

  • @Senators • 2d

    Silver Seven: Introducing the New S7S Site Manager

    It may seem like a lifetime ago, back when Cody Ceci and Zack Smith were still Ottawa Senators, but the astute among you might remember that once upon a time Ross announced that he was giving up his role as Site Manager for Silver Seven Sens. Today it is my terrible duty to inform you, dear reader, that you are now stuck with me.

    In some ways things are going to stay the same as they ever were; in my biased opinion, Silver Seven is one of the very best places to read about the Sens, and the strong community of readers speaks to that.

    It may seem like a lifetime ago, back when Cody Ceci and Zack Smith were still Ottawa Senators, but the astute among you might remember that once upon a time Ross announced that he was giving up his role as Site Manager for Silver Seven Sens. Today it is my terrible duty to inform you, dear reader, that you are now stuck with me.

    In some ways things are going to stay the same as they ever were; in my biased opinion, Silver Seven is one of the very best places to read about the Sens, and the strong community of readers speaks to that.

  • @NYRangers • 2d

    NY Post: Rangers' Artemi Panarin shockingly critiques Vladimir Putin

    Newest Rangers star Artemi Panarin fired shots at Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview that aired Thursday on YouTube.

    Panarin, in his native tongue, told Russian journalist Alexander Golovin that Putin doesn't know right from wrong, becoming one of the first Russian athletes to publicly criticize the authoritarian leader. Fellow hockey star Alex Ovechkin, for example, has long gushed over Putin, and in 2017 started a social movement called "PutinTeam."

    "I think he no longer understands where -- well, where -- bad," Panarin said, as translated by Google Translate. "It seems to me that it is already psychologically not so easy for him to soberly assess the situation, because there are many people who lead him to decisions.

    Newest Rangers star Artemi Panarin fired shots at Russian President Vladimir Putin in an interview that aired Thursday on YouTube.

    Panarin, in his native tongue, told Russian journalist Alexander Golovin that Putin doesn't know right from wrong, becoming one of the first Russian athletes to publicly criticize the authoritarian leader. Fellow hockey star Alex Ovechkin, for example, has long gushed over Putin, and in 2017 started a social movement called "PutinTeam."

    "I think he no longer understands where -- well, where -- bad," Panarin said, as translated by Google Translate. "It seems to me that it is already psychologically not so easy for him to soberly assess the situation, because there are many people who lead him to decisions.

  • Fansided: New York Islanders Single Year Deal For Anthony Beauvillier Would Be Best

    Last week we heard from New York Islanders RFA Anthony Beauvillier and his agent Philippe Lecavalier talk about a new deal. Beau talked about his confidence in staying with the Isles and his agent was confident they'd get a short-term deal from the club.

    All of that is certainly true. There aren't teams out there running to offer sheet Anthony Beauvillier. The only way Beau leaves the Islanders is thanks to a trade.

    A two-year deal seems like Lou Lamoriello's M.O. Both Ryan Pulock and Devon Toews got two-year deals after their ELC was over.

    Last week we heard from New York Islanders RFA Anthony Beauvillier and his agent Philippe Lecavalier talk about a new deal. Beau talked about his confidence in staying with the Isles and his agent was confident they'd get a short-term deal from the club.

    All of that is certainly true. There aren't teams out there running to offer sheet Anthony Beauvillier. The only way Beau leaves the Islanders is thanks to a trade.

    A two-year deal seems like Lou Lamoriello's M.O. Both Ryan Pulock and Devon Toews got two-year deals after their ELC was over.

  • @NJDevils • 2d

    Fansided: Should New Jersey Devils Embrace Their Rockies Past?

    A question went out tied to the Colorado Avalance's fans possible desire to wear Quebec Nordique jerseys as a alternative, throwback option. That brought on this tweet, which we retweeted with our own spin, about how Avalanche fans would feel if the New Jersey Devils decided to use the Colorado Rockies as their own throwback.

    It was a very controversial topic for Devils fans. Some were all about bringing in another jersey option, but others don't even want to think about the times in another city. Of course, the Carolina Hurricanes made the controversial decision to wear Hartford Whalers jerseys this season.

    A question went out tied to the Colorado Avalance's fans possible desire to wear Quebec Nordique jerseys as a alternative, throwback option. That brought on this tweet, which we retweeted with our own spin, about how Avalanche fans would feel if the New Jersey Devils decided to use the Colorado Rockies as their own throwback.

    It was a very controversial topic for Devils fans. Some were all about bringing in another jersey option, but others don't even want to think about the times in another city. Of course, the Carolina Hurricanes made the controversial decision to wear Hartford Whalers jerseys this season.

  • @PredsNHL • 2d

    Fansided: Nashville Predators Craig Smith 2018-19 Season Report Card

    Craig Smith has been a very reliable top six winger for the Nashville Predators since his arrival in 2012-13, and this year was no different, as he hit 20 goals for the fifth time in his career.

    He is a high energy player and is very heavy on the forecheck, and this year was no different as he racked up 21 goals for a Predators team that was very low on goals compared to previous years, as their power play was also uncharacteristically bad.

    His assist numbers definitely showcased the team's drop off in goals, as he only had 17 assists vs his 26 from the previous season, meaning he only had 38 points in 76 games.

    Craig Smith has been a very reliable top six winger for the Nashville Predators since his arrival in 2012-13, and this year was no different, as he hit 20 goals for the fifth time in his career.

    He is a high energy player and is very heavy on the forecheck, and this year was no different as he racked up 21 goals for a Predators team that was very low on goals compared to previous years, as their power play was also uncharacteristically bad.

    His assist numbers definitely showcased the team's drop off in goals, as he only had 17 assists vs his 26 from the previous season, meaning he only had 38 points in 76 games.

  • Fansided: Montreal Canadiens Michael McCarron Heading Into Make Or Break Season

    The Montreal Canadiens were ecstatic when they selected Michael McCarron with the 25th overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft. General manager Marc Bergevin and Director of Amateur Scouting Trevor Timmins couldn't stop smiling as they headed to the podium in New Jersey to announce their first round pick.

    The Habs management team were pleased to select a power forward like McCarron. He is a hulking winger at 6'6'' and 230 pounds and was coming off a season where he scored 21 goals and 47 points for the U.S. National Development Program in 78 games.

    The Canadiens were coming off a season where they were great in the regular season and then got beat up on the ice and on the scoreboard by the Ottawa Senators in five playoff games.

    The Montreal Canadiens were ecstatic when they selected Michael McCarron with the 25th overall selection in the 2013 NHL Draft. General manager Marc Bergevin and Director of Amateur Scouting Trevor Timmins couldn't stop smiling as they headed to the podium in New Jersey to announce their first round pick.

    The Habs management team were pleased to select a power forward like McCarron. He is a hulking winger at 6'6'' and 230 pounds and was coming off a season where he scored 21 goals and 47 points for the U.S. National Development Program in 78 games.

    The Canadiens were coming off a season where they were great in the regular season and then got beat up on the ice and on the scoreboard by the Ottawa Senators in five playoff games.

  • @mnwild • 2d

    My NHL Trade Rumors: Quick Hits: Avalanche, Blue Jackets, Red Wings, Panthers and Flyers

    Ryan S. Clark: The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward J.T. Compher to a four-year contract with an AAV of $3.5 million.

    Ryan S. Clark: Compher's new contract doesn't include any no-trade protection. He was only eligible for it in the last year of the deal.

    #Avs have signed RFA forward JT Compher to a 4 year/ $3.5M AAV contract. We now show the club with $16,465,239 in projected cap space with a roster of 22 (11F/9D/2G)

    Unsigned RFAs:

    -- CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) July 17, 2019

    <strong>Blue Jackets affiliate re-signs forward</strong>

    Dan Milstein-Hockey: The Columbus Blue Jackets (Cleveland AHL) have signed Nikita Korostelev to a one-year deal.

    Ryan S. Clark: The Colorado Avalanche have signed forward J.T. Compher to a four-year contract with an AAV of $3.5 million.

    Ryan S. Clark: Compher's new contract doesn't include any no-trade protection. He was only eligible for it in the last year of the deal.

    #Avs have signed RFA forward JT Compher to a 4 year/ $3.5M AAV contract. We now show the club with $16,465,239 in projected cap space with a roster of 22 (11F/9D/2G)

    Unsigned RFAs:

    -- CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) July 17, 2019

    <strong>Blue Jackets affiliate re-signs forward</strong>

    Dan Milstein-Hockey: The Columbus Blue Jackets (Cleveland AHL) have signed Nikita Korostelev to a one-year deal.

  • @LAKings • 2d

    LA Times: Former Kings coach John Stevens is eager to get back in the NHL as assistant in Dallas

    It wasn't because he needed a long trip to decompress. Stevens' youngest son, Nolan, is a forward for the San Antonio Rampage, and Stevens made the drive to catch his game against the Bakersfield Condors. Nolan got two assists in a 3-2 loss, with his then unknown teammate Jordan Binnington in goal. But the loss was beside the point.

    "Sunday morning [on Nov. 4, 2018], we jumped into the truck and saw Nolan play," Stevens said. "The first thing we thought was family. You miss a lot of things with your family and your kids."

    Stevens spent the ensuing months doing what he hadn't been able to do for years: be a normal parent and watch his sons play.

    It wasn't because he needed a long trip to decompress. Stevens' youngest son, Nolan, is a forward for the San Antonio Rampage, and Stevens made the drive to catch his game against the Bakersfield Condors. Nolan got two assists in a 3-2 loss, with his then unknown teammate Jordan Binnington in goal. But the loss was beside the point.

    "Sunday morning [on Nov. 4, 2018], we jumped into the truck and saw Nolan play," Stevens said. "The first thing we thought was family. You miss a lot of things with your family and your kids."

    Stevens spent the ensuing months doing what he hadn't been able to do for years: be a normal parent and watch his sons play.