Tag Archives: Free Agency
Image: Mercury News The Minnesota Wild announced that they have re-signed restricted free agent left-wing Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year contract that carries a $9 million cap hit on Tuesday night, just prior to the start of training camp.
Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The offseason between the 2020-2021 and 2021-22 seasons continues to be eventful. It has included additional player signings and acquisitions and other news since NoVa Caps’ previous light-hearted summary of the offseason events in early August. … Continue reading
Photo: CBS Boston The New York Islanders announced on Saturday that they have signed former Washington Capitals left-handed defenseman Zdeno Chara to a one-year contract at an unknown cap hit. The 44-year-old became an unrestricted free agent on July 28.
Photo: Sportsnet According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the NHL salary cap is expected to rise by $1 million next season to $82.5 million after it has been flat since last season due to the economic implications of COVID-19.
Canadiens Don’t Match Hurricanes’ Offersheet To Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Acquire Christian Dvorak From Coyotes
Photo: NHL.com The Montreal Canadiens did not match the Carolina Hurricanes’ one-year, $6.1 million offersheet to restricted free agent center Jesperi Kotkaniemi by Saturday’s 5:30 PM ET deadline to do so and acquired a first-round pick and third, both in … Continue reading
Photo: Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images After a flurry of trades and free-agent signings, a lot of teams improved their rosters going into next season, while others dropped in the 2020 NHL offseason power rankings. While some attractive free agents … Continue reading
Photo: Alex Ovechkin What an offseason so far! While the offseason between the 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons is shorter than usual, it’s been somewhat eventful. The flat salary cap has given General Managers incentive to jettison players they would normally … Continue reading
Photo: NBC5 Chicago For the second consecutive season, the Washington Capitals fell in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Once again, part of the reason why was due to their lack of center depth as Evgeny Kuznetsov missed … Continue reading
Photo: NBC Sports With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, some teams have gotten better, while others have gotten worse. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s … Continue reading