NHL Free Agency 2021: Every signing by all 32 teams

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It’s time for NHL Free Agency! The offseason is under way and with the market opening July 28 there will be plenty of action this summer. Some teams have already been busy getting their 2021-22 rosters in order. Check back here for all of the signings that teams will be making in hopes of improving their chances at winning the 2022 Stanley Cup.

NHL Free Agency Signings

September 22

• Sabres sign Rasmus Dahlin to a three-year, $18 million deal. (Link)
Kings sign Cal Petersen to a three-year, $15 million deal.

September 21

• Blue Jackets sign Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year, $27 million deal. (Link)
• Wild signs Kirill Kaprizov to a five-year, $5 million deal. (Link)
• Blues sign Robert Thomas to a two-year, $5.6 million deal.

September 20

• Bruins sign Zach Senyshyn to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

September 19

• Golden Knights sign Nolan Patrick to a two-year, $2.4 million deal.

September 18

• Islanders sign Zdeno Chara to a one-year deal. (Link)
• Oilers sign Kailer Yamamoto to a one-year, $1.175 million deal.
• Senators sign Logan Brown to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

September 16

• Blackhawks sign Nolan Allen to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Golden Knights sign Dylan Coghlan to a two-year, $1.525 million deal.
• Islanders sign Andy Andreyoff to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Islanders sign Dmytro Timashov to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Islanders sign Paul LaDue to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Islanders sign Otto Koivula to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Islanders sign Cole Bardreau to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.

September 14

• Blues sign Tyler Bozak to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Red Wings sign Givani Smith to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.

September 13

• Sharks sign Noah Gregor to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

September 12

• Kraken signs Ryan Donato to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

September 11

• Oilers sign Cooper Marody to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

September 10

• Flames sign Erik Gudbranson to a one-year, $1.95 million deal.
• Flames sign Michael Stone to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

September 8

• Flames sign Connor Mackey to a two-year, $1.825 million deal.
• Flames sign Brad Richardson to a one-year, $800,000 deal.

September 7

• Kraken signs Dennis Cholowski to a one-year, $900,000 deal.

September 6

• Oilers sign Tyler Tullio to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.

September 4

• Hurricanes sign Jesperi Kotkaniemi to a one-year, $6.1 million deal after Montreal declines to match offer sheet. (Link)
• Rangers sign Libor Hajek to a one-year, $874,125 deal.

September 3

• Senators sign Drake Batherson to a six-year, $29.85 million deal (Link).
• Red Wings sign Filip Hronek to a three-year. $13.2 million deal.

September 2

• Flyers sign Joel Farabee to a six-year, $30 million deal. (Link)
• Sabres sign Casey Mittelstadt to a three-year, $7.5 million deal. (Link)
• Penguins sign Louis Domingue to one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Red Wings sign Carter Rowney to a one-year, $825,000 deal.
• Sabres sign Henri Joikharju to a three-year, $7.5 million deal.

September 1

• Blues sign Colton Parayko to a eight-year, $52 million deal. (Link)
• Islanders sign Anthony Beauvillier to a three-year, $12.45 million deal. (Link)
• Islanders sign Casey Cizikas to a six-year, $15 million deal. (Link)
• Islanders sign Kyle Palmieri to a four-year, $20 million deal. (Link)
• Islanders sign Ilya Sorokin to a three-year, $12 million deal. (Link)
• Kraken signs Riley Sheahan to a one-year, $850,000 deal.

August 31

• Blackhawks sign Connor Murphy to a four-year, $17.6 million deal. (Link)
• Blues sign Tanner Dickinson to a three-year, $2.7 million deal.

August 30

• Predators sign Eeli Tolvanen to a three-year, $4.35 million deal. (Link)
• Coyotes sign Dylan Guenther to a three-year, $5.325 million deal.

August 29

• Senators sign Filip Gustavsson to a two-year, $1.575 million deal.

August 28

• Hurricanes sign Jesperi Kotkaniemi to a one-year, $6.1 million offer sheet. (Link)

August 27

• Canadiens sign Ryan Poehling to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Wild sign Jordie Benn to a one-year, $900,000 deal.

August 26

• Flyers sign Sean Couturier to an eight-year, $62 million deal. (link)
• Hurricanes sign Andrei Svechnikov to an eight-year, $62 million deal. (link)
• Flames sign Dillon Dube to a three-year, $6.9 million deal.

August 25

• Flames sign Justin Kirkland to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flames sign Glenn Gawdin to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flyers sign Derick Brassard to a one-year, $825,000 deal.
• Wild signs Carson Lambos to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Kraken sign Gustav Olofsson to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

August 24

• Blues sign Zachary Bolduc to a three-year, $4.05 million deal.
• Sharks sign Jasper Weatherby to a two-year, $1.85 million deal.

August 21

• Flyers sign Travis Sanheim to a two-year, $9.35 million deal.

NHL Free Agency Offer Sheet Compensation Scale

August 20

• Flames sign Nikita Zadorov to a one-year, $3.75 million deal.
• Flames sign Juuso Välimäki to a two-year, $3.1 million deal.
• Flyers sign Connor Bunnaman to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Kraken sign Antoine Bibeau to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

August 19

• Devils sign Chase Stillman to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.

August 18

• Blackhawks sign MacKenzie Entwistle to a two-year, $1.6 million deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Cole Sillinger to a three-year, $4.9 million deal.

August 17

• Senators sign Scott Sabourin to a one-year, $700,000 deal.
• Wild signs Mason Shaw to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.

August 16

• Predators sign Juuse Saros to a four-year, $20 million deal. (Link)
• Wild signs Kevin Fiala to a one-year, $5.1 million deal. (Link)
• Avalanche signs Dennis Gilbert to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blackhawks sign Alex Nylander to a one-year, $874,125 deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Ole Julian Bjørgvik Holm to a three-year, $2.753 million deal.

August 15

• Hurricanes sign Aleksi Heimosalmi to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Hurricanes sign Ville Koivunen to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Jets sign Dmitri Kuzmin to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Red Wings sign Adam Erne to a two-year, $4.2 million deal.

August 14

• Canucks sign Jason Dickinson to a three-year, $7.95 million deal.
• Coyotes sign Janis Moser to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Flyers sign Samu Tuomaala to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Islanders sign Aatu Räty to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Red Wings sign Sebastian Cossa to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Sharks sign William Eklund to a three-year, $5.325 million deal.

August 13

• Panthers sign Joe Thornton to a one-year, $750,000 deal. (Link)
• Blue Jackets sign Zac Rinaldo to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Stanislav Svozil to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Ducks sign Sasha Pastujov to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Ducks sign Mason MacTavish to a three-year, $10.275 million deal.
• Ducks sign Olen Zellweger to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Kings sign Jacob Moverare to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Kraken signs Carsen Twarynski to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Kraken signs Cale Fleury to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Sabres sign Casey Fitzgerald to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.

August 12

• Jets sign Andrew Copp to a one-year, $3.64 million deal. (Link)
• Canucks sign Guillaume Brisebois to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flames sign Tyler Parsons to a one-year, $771,750 deal.
• Hurricanes sign Maxime Lajoie to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Jets sign Johnny Kovacevic to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Kings sign Samuel Helenius to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Oilers sign Slater Koekkoek to a two-year, $1.85 million deal.
• Rangers sign Brennan Othmann to a three-year, $4.125 million deal.

August 11

• Jets sign Neal Pionk to a four-year, $23.5 million deal. (Link)
• Panthers sign Sam Reinhart to a three-year, $19.5 million deal. (Link)
• Hurricanes sign Andrew Poturalski to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Oilers sign Tyler Benson to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

August 10

• Blackhawks sign Mike Hardman to a two-year, $1.6 million deal.
• Kings sign Brandt Clarke to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Red Wings sign Jakub Vrana to a three-year, $15.75 million deal.

August 9

• Capitals sign Ilya Samsonov to a one-year, $2 million deal. (Link)
• Flyers sign Carter Hart to a three-year, $11.94 million deal. (Link)
• Rangers sign Igor Shesterkin to a four-year, $22.67 million deal. (Link)
• Blue Jackets sign Andrew Peeke to a two-year, $1.575 million deal.
• Bruins sign Fabian Lysell to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Canucks sign Olli Juolevi to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Devils sign Janne Kuokkanen to a two-year, $3.65 million deal.
• Ducks sign Max Jones to a three-year, $3.885 million deal.
• Ducks sign Maxime Comtois to a two-year, $4.075 million deal.
• Ducks sign Josh Mahura to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flames sign Oliver Kylington to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Ross Colton to a two-year, $2.25 million deal.

August 8

• Oilers sign Stuart Skinner to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.

August 7

• Oilers sign Brendan Perlini to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Wild signs Will Bitten to a one-year, $840,000 deal.

August 6

• Islanders sign Adam Pelech to an eight-year, $46 million deal. (Link)
• Oilers sign Darnell Nurse to an eight-year, $74 million deal. (Link)
• Avalanche signs Oskar Olausson to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Blackhawks sign Brandon Hagel to a three-year, $4.5 million deal.
• Canadiens sign Michael McNiven to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Coyotes sign Connor Timmins to a two-year, $1.7 million deal.
• Coyotes sign Bokondji Imama to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Ducks sign Isac Lundeström to a one-year, $874,125 deal.
• Ducks sign Sam Steel to a one-year, $874,125 deal.
• Flames sign Luke Philp to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flames sign Matthew Phillips to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Kings sign Cale Clague to a one-year, $761,250 deal.
• Kraken signs Marcus Johansen to a one-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Kraken signs Vince Dunn to a one-year, $8 million deal.
• Kraken signs Kole Lind to a one-year, $874,125 deal.
• Rangers sign Ty Ronning to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

August 5

• Devils sign Tomas Tatar to a two-year, $9 million deal. (Link)
• Canadiens sign Michael Pezzetta to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Capitals sign Michael Vecchione to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Devils sign Yegor Sharangovich to a two-year, $4 million deal.
• Kings sign Austin Strand to a one-year, $771,750 deal.
• Kraken signs Will Borgen to a two-year, $1.8 million deal.
• Panthers sign Chase Priskie to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Penguins sign Zach Aston-Reese to a one-year, $1.725 million deal.
• Predators sign Dante Fabbro to a two-year, $4.8 million deal.
• Rangers sign Tim Gettinger to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Red Wings sign Chase Pearson to a one-year, $874,125 deal.

August 4

• Blues sign Zach Sanford to a one-year, $2 million deal.
• Devils sign Marian Studenic to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Devils sign A.J. Greer to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Hurricanes sign Josh Jacobs to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Jets sign Logan Stanley to a two-year, $1.8 million deal.
• Kraken signs Alexander True to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Kraken signs Connor Carrick to a one-year, $800,000 deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Joseph Duszak to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Predators sign Rem Pitlick to a one-year, $917,831 deal.
• Senators sign Victor Mete to a one-year, $1.2 million deal.
• Sharks sign Adin Hill to a two-year, $4.35 million deal.

August 3

• Blues sign Jordan Kyrou to a two-year, $5.6 million deal.
• Coyotes sign Travis Boyd to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Penguins sign Radim Zohorna to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Rangers sign Adam Huska to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Stars sign Joseph Cecconi to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

August 2

• Avalanche signs Ryan Murray to a one-year, $2 million deal.
• Coyotes sign Cam Dineen to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Coyotes sign Blake Speers to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Coyotes sign Dysin Mayo to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Stars sign Jerad Rosburg to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.

August 1

• Hurricanes sign Stefan Noesen to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Kings sign Brayden Burke to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Sean Day to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Panthers sign Samuel Montembeault to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

July 31

• Maple Leafs sign Nick Ritchie to two-year, $5 million deal. (Link)
• Maple Leafs sign Ondrej Kase to one-year, $1.25 million deal. (Link)
• Red Wings sign Tyler Bertuzzi to two-year, $9.5 million deal. (Link)
• Avalanche signs Jordan Gross to a one-year, $750K deal.
• Blues sign Dakota Joshua to a one-year, $750K deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Brendan Gaunce to a one-year, $750K deal.
• Canadiens sign Arturri Lehkonen to a one-year, $2.3 million deal.
• Jets sign Riley Nash to a one-year, $750K deal.
• Jets sign Austin Poganski to a one-year, $750K deal.
• Lightning signs Boris Katchouk to a three-year, $2.275 million deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Brennan Menell to a one-year, $750K deal.
• Oilers sign Warren Foegele to a three-year, $8.25 million deal.
• Rangers sign Ryan Reaves to one-year, $1.75 million deal.
• Hurricanes sign Derek Stepan to a one-year, $1.35 million deal.
• Stars sign Joel Kiviranta to a two-year, $2.1 million deal.
• Jets sign Benjamin Gleason to a one-year, $750K deal.

July 30

• Avalanche signs Tyson Jost to a two-year, $4 million deal.
• Blues sign Calle Rosen to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blues sign Tommy Cross to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blues sign Ivan Barbashev to a two-year, $4.5 million deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Mikko Lehtonen to a one-year, $900,000 deal.
• Flames sign Colton Poolman to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Hurricanes sign Maxim Letunov to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Hurricanes sign Alex Lyon to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Hurricanes sign Sam Miletic to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Kings sign Lias Andersson to a one-year, $874,125 deal
• Lightning signs Alex Barré-Boulet to a three-year, $2.275 million deal.
• Lightning signs Taylor Raddysh to a three-year, $2.275 million deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Ondrej Kase to a one-year, $1.25 million deal.
• Panthers sign Zac Dalpe to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Predators sign Tanner Jeannot to a two-year, $1.6 million deal.
• Red Wings sign Brian Lashoff to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Sabres sign Rasmus Asplund to a two-year, $1.65 million deal.
• Sabres sign Ryan MacInnis to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Stars sign Nicholas Caamano to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Stars sign Colton Point to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

July 29

• Blues sign Brandon Saad to a five-year, $22.5 million deal. (Link)
Blue Jackets sign Zach Werenski to a six-year, $57.5 million deal. (Link)
• Lightning signs Corey Perry to a two-year, $2 million deal. (Link)
• Avalanche signs Darren Helm to a one-year, $1 million deal.
• Avalanche signs Dylan Sikura to a one-year, $800,000 deal.
• Avalanche signs Stefan Matteau to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blues sign Matthew Peca to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blues sign Charlie Lindgren to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blues sign Nathan Todd to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Jake Bean to a three-year, $7 million deal.
• Canadiens sign Mathieu Perreault to a one-year, $950,000 deal.
• Coyotes sign Hudson Fasching to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Coyotes sign Michael Carcone to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Devils sign Robbie Russo to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Devils sign Joseph Gambardella to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Ducks sign Danny O’Regan to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Ducks sign Buddy Robinson to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Ducks sign Greg Pateryn to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flames sign Andy Welinski to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Hurricanes sign Brendan Smith to a one-year, $800,000 deal.
• Hurricanes sign Jalen Chatfield to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Cal Foote to a two-year, $1.7 million deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Brett Seney to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Pavel Gogolev to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Penguins sign Michael Chaput to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Penguins sign Danton Heinen to a one-year, $1.1 million deal.
• Predators sign Mathieu Oliver to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Rangers sign Filip Chytil to a two-year, $4.6 million deal.
• Red Wings sign Daniel Renouf to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Red Wings sign Ryan Murphy to a one-year, $800,000 deal.
• Red Wings sign Luke Witkowski to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Sabres sign Ethan Prow to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Sabres sign John Hayden to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Senators sign Pontus Aberg to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Senators sign Dillon Heatherington to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Senators sign Kole Sherwood to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Stars sign Michael Raffl to a one-year, $1.1 million deal.
• Stars sign Jani Hakanpää to a three-year, $4.5 million deal.
• Wild signs Kevin Czuczman to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Wild signs Jon Merrill to a one-year, $850,000 deal.
• Wild signs Brandon Duhaime to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.

July 28

• Bruins sign Linus Ullmark to a four-year, $20 million deal. (Link)
• Canucks sign Jaroslav Halak to a one-year, $1.5 million deal. (Link)
• Devils sign Dougie Hamilton to a seven-year, $63 million deal. (Link)
• Golden Knights sign Alec Martinez to three-year, $15.74 million deal. (Link)
• Hurricanes sign Frederik Andersen to a two-year, $9 million deal. (Link)
• Hurricanes sign Tony DeAngelo to a one-year, $1 million deal.(Link)
• Kings sign Phillip Danault to a six-year, $33.5 million deal. (Link)
• Kings sign Alex Edler to a one-year, $3.5 million deal. (Link)
• Kraken signs Alexander Wennberg to a three-year, $13.5 million deal. (Link)
• Kraken signs Philipp Grubauer to a six-year, $35.4 million deal. (Link)
• Kraken signs Jaden Schwartz to a five-year, $27.5 million deal. (Link)
• Lightning signs Brayden Point to an eight-year, $76 million deal. (Link)
• Maple Leafs sign Petr Mrazek to a three-year, $11.4 million deal. (Link)
• Oilers sign Zach Hyman to a seven-year, $38.5 million deal. (Link)
• Oilers sign Tyson Barrie to a three-year, $13.5 million deal. (Link)
• Oilers sign Cody Ceci to a four-year, $13 million deal. (Link)
• Stars sign Ryan Suter to a four-year, $14.6 million deal. (Link)
• Wild signs Alex Goligoski to a one-year, $5 million deal. (Link)
• Avalanche signs Roland McKeown to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blackhawks sign Jujhar Khaira to a two-year, $1.95 million deal.
• Blackhawks sign Jake McCabe to a four-year, $16 million deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Eric Robinson to a two-year, $3.2 million deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Boone Jenner to a four-year, $15 million deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Sean Kuraly to a four-year, $10 million deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Alexandre Texier to a two-year, $3.05 million deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Tyler Sikura to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Blue Jackets sign Gavin Bayreuther to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Bruins sign Nick Foligno to a two-year, $3.8 million deal.
• Bruins sign Derek Forbort to a three-year, $9 million deal.
• Bruins sign Erik Haula to a two-year, $4.75 million deal.
• Bruins sign Tomas Nosek to a two-year, $3.5 million deal.
• Bruins sign Troy Grosenick to a one year, $750,000 deal.
• Bruins sign Samuel Asselin to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Bruins sign Steven Fogarty to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Bruins sign Tyler Lewington to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canadiens sign David Savard to a four-year, $14 million deal.
• Canadiens sign Mike Hoffman to three-year, $13.5 million deal.
• Canadiens sign Louie Belpedio to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canadiens sign Chris Wideman to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canadiens sign Cedric Paquette to a one-year, $950,000 deal.
• Canadiens sign Jean-Sébastien Dea to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canucks sign Brandon Sutter to a one-year, $1.125 million deal.
• Canucks sign Luke Schenn to a two-year, $1.7 million deal.
• Canucks sign Kyle Burroughs to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Canucks sign Nic Petan to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canucks sign Brad Hunt to a one-year, $800,000 deal.
• Canucks sign Devante Stephens to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canucks sign Sheldon Dries to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canucks sign John Stevens to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canucks sign Sheldon Rempal to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canucks sign Justin Bailey to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canucks sign Justin Dowling to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Canucks sign Travis Hamonic to a two-year, $6 million deal.
• Canucks sign Phil Di Giuseppe to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Canucks sign Tucker Poolman to a four-year, $10 million deal.
• Canucks sign Danila Klimovich to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Canucks sign Brady Keeper to a two-year, $1.525 million deal.
• Capitals sign Hunter Shepard to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Capitals sign Dylan McIlrath to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Capitals sign Lucas Johansen to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Capitals sign Matt Irwin to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Coyotes sign Liam O'Brien to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Coyotes sign Ryan Dzingel to a one-year, $1.1 million deal.
• Coyotes sign Carter Hutton to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Coyotes sign Dmitrij Jaškin to a one-year, $3.2 million deal.
• Ducks sign Ryan Getzlaf to a one-year, $4.5 million deal.
• Ducks sign Brogan Rafferty to a one-year, $750K deal.
• Devils sign Jonathan Bernier to a two-year, $8.25 million deal.
• Devils sign Chase DeLeo to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Devils sign Brian Flynn to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flames sign Blake Coleman to a six-year, $29.4 million deal.
• Flames sign Trevor Lewis to a one-year, $800,000 deal.
• Flames sign Kevin Gravel to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flames sign Nick DeSimone to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flames sign Adam Werner to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flyers sign Nate Thompson to a one-year, $800,000 deal.
• Flyers sign Adam Clendening to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flyers sign Nick Seeler to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flyers sign Cooper Zech to a two-year, $1.75 million deal.
• Flyers sign Ryan Fitzgerald to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Flyers sign Gerald Mayhew to a one-year, $800,000 deal.
• Golden Knights sign Laurent Brossoit to a two-year, $4.65 million deal.
• Golden Knights sign Mattias Janmark to a one-year, $2 million deal.
• Golden Knights sign Sven Baertschi to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Golden Knights sign Patrick Brown to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Golden Knights sign Gage Quinney to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Hurricanes sign Antti Raanta to a two-year, $4 million deal.
• Hurricanes sign Josh Leivo to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Hurricanes sign C.J. Smith to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Hurricanes sign Ian Cole to a one-year, $2.9 million deal.
• Hurricanes sign Jordan Martinook to a three-year, $5.4 million deal.
• Jets sign Luke Johnson to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Jets sign Michael Eyssimont to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Kings sign Andreas Athanasiou to a one-year, $2.7 million deal.
• Kings sign T.J. Tynan to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Kings sign Alex Edler to a one-year, $3.5 million deal.
• Kings sign Garret Sparks to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Remi Elie to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Charles Hudon to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Brian Elliott to a one-year, $900,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Zach Bogosian to a three-year, $2.55 deal.
• Lightning signs Pierre-Edouard Bellemare to a two-year, $2 million deal.
• Lightning signs Andrej Sustr to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Darren Raddysh to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Maxim Legace to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Michael Bunting to a two-year, $1.9 million deal.
• Maple Leafs sign David Kampf to a two-year, $3 million deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Michael Amadio to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Carl Dahlstrom to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Alex Biega to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Maple Leafs sign Kurtis Gabriel to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Oilers sign Derek Ryan to a two-year, $2.5 million deal.
• Panthers sign Maxim Mamim to a one-year, $975,000 deal.
• Panthers sign Juho Lammikko to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Panthers sign Carter Verhaeghe to a three-year, $12.5 million deal.
• Panthers sign Christopher Gibson to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Penguins sign Evan Rodrigues to a one-year, $1 million deal.
• Penguins sign Brock McGinn to a four-year, $11 million deal.
• Penguins sign Dominik Simon to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Penguins sign Taylor Fedun to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Penguins sign Filip Lindberg to a two-year, $1.85 deal.
• Predators sign Mikael Granlund to a four-year, $20 million deal.
• Predators sign David Rittich to a one-year, $1.25 million deal.
• Predators sign Anthony Richard to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Predators sign Matt Luff to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Predators sign Zachary L’Heureux to a three-year, $2.775 million deal.
• Predators sign Michael McCarron to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Predators sign Matt Tennyson to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Rangers sign Patrik Nemeth to a three-year, $7.5 million deal.
• Rangers sign Jarred Tinordi to a two-year, $1.8 million deal.
• Rangers sign Greg McKegg to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Rangers sign Dryden Hunt to a two-year, $1.525 million deal.
• Red Wings sign Sam Gagner to a one-year, $850,000 deal.
• Red Wings sign Calvin Rickard to a one-year, $800,000 deal.
• Red Wings sign Jordan Oesterle to a two-year, $2.7 million deal.
• Red Wings sign Pius Suter to a two-year, $6.25 million deal.
• Sabres sign Vinnie Hinostroza to a one-year, $1.05 million deal.
• Sabres sign Aaron Dell to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Sabres sign Brandon Davidson to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Sabres sign Sean Malone to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Sabres sign Craig Anderson to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Sabres sign Mark Pysyk to a one-year, $900,000 deal.
• Sabres sign Jimmy Schuldt to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Senators sign Michael Del Zotto to a two-year, $4 million deal.
• Senators sign Andrew Agozzino to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Sharks sign Andrew Cogliano to a one-year, $1 million deal.
• Sharks sign James Reimer to a two-year, $4.5 million deal.
• Sharks sign Lane Pederson to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Sharks sign Nick Bonino to a two-year, $4.1 million deal.
• Sharks sign Nick Merkley to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Sharks sign Jaycob Megna to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Stars sign Braden Holtby to a one-year, $2 million deal.
• Stars sign Luke Glendening to a two-year, $3 million deal.
• Stars sign Alex Petrovic to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Stars sign Andreas Borgman to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Wild signs Frederick Gaudreau to a two-year, $2.4 million deal.
• Wild signs Dmitry Kulikov to a two-year, $4.5 million deal.
• Wild signs Joe Hicketts to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Wild signs Jon Lizotte  to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Wild signs Dominic Turgeon to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

July 27

• Avalanche signs Gabriel Landeskog to eight-year, $56 million deal. (Link)
• Blues sign Pavel Buchnevich to four-year, $23.2 million deal. (Link)
• Blue Jackets sign Patrik Laine to one-year, $7.5 million deal. (Link)
• Bruins sign Mike Reilly to three-year, $9M deal. (Link)
• Canadiens sign Joel Armia to a four-year, $13.6 million deal. (Link)
• Canucks sign Conor Garland to five-year, $24.75 million deal. (Link)
• Capitals sign Alex Ovechkin to five-year, $47.5 million deal. (Link)
• Flyers sign Keith Yandle to one-year, $900,000 deal.
• Jets sign Eric Comrie to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Lightning signs Otto Somppi to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Panthers sign Brandon Montour to three-year, $10.5 million deal.
• Red Wings sign Taro Hirose to one-year, $850,000 deal.
• Red Wings sign Kyle Criscuolo to two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Sabres sign Drake Caggiula to one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Wild signs Kyle Rau to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Wild signs Dakota Mermis to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.

July 26

• Panthers sign Sam Bennett to a four-year, $17.6 million deal. (Link)
• Blackhawks sign Adam Gaudette to a one-year, $997,500 deal.
• Bruins sign Nick Wolff to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Devils sign Christian Jaros to a one-year $800,000 deal.
• Flyers sign Samuel Morin to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Jets sign Paul Stastny to a one-year, $3.75 million deal.
• Panthers sign Lucas Carlsson to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Panthers sign Noah Juulsen to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Predators sign Frédéric Allard to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Predators sign Ben Harpur to a one-year $800,000 deal.
• Predators sign Jeremy Davies to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
• Red Wings sign Gustav Lindström to a two-year, $1.7 million deal.
• Wild signs Andrew Hammond to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

July 25

• Red Wings sign Marc Staal to a one-year, $2 million deal.

July 24

• Avalanche signs Cale Makar to a six-year, $54 million deal. (Link)
• Blues sign Nathan Walker to a two-year, $1.5 million deal.
• Kings sign Trevor Moore to a two-year, $3.75 million deal.
• Penguins sign Kasper Björkqvist to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

July 23

• Blackhawks sign Seth Jones to an eight-year, $76 million deal. (Link)
• Bruins sign Taylor Hall to a four-year, $24 million deal. (Link)
• Hurricanes sign Spencer Smallman to a one-year, $750,000 deal.

The biggest X-factor for every NHL team: Eastern Conference edition

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Every team has a handful of players that could significantly alter the course of their season.

They are the X-factors.

Not necessarily the best player, or even a new player, but somebody that could make-or-break how things go based largely on their own individual performance. Maybe they are taking on a new role, or an increased role, or trying to fill a spot vacated by a departing player. Or maybe it is just somebody that is ready to take a significant leap forward in their development or career.

Let’s talk about the biggest such player for each team, including a couple of potential breakout stars, some goalies (always an X-factor), and some returning players that missed significant portions of the 2020-21 season.

We start here with the Eastern Conference teams. You can find the Western Conference X-factors here.

Boston Bruins: Charlie CoyleWith David Krejci now playing in the Czech Republic the Bruins have a major hole on their second line between Taylor Hall and Craig Smith. Coyle will probably get the first crack at that role. If he can handle it, that would give the Bruins the complete second line they need (and seemingly had with Krejci, Hall, and Smith).

Buffalo Sabres: Rasmus DahlinWith Jack Eichel‘s future in doubt and Owen Power still at least a year away Dahlin is now the face of the Sabres franchise. And they still do not fully know what they have in him because he has had three different coaches who have tried to use him three different ways.

Carolina Hurricanes: Frederik Andersen. The Hurricanes completely overhauled their goaltending position with two veterans who have been injured in recent years. Big gamble for a Stanley Cup contender. Could be a good one, though. If it works.

Columbus Blue Jackets: Patrik Laine. Are they going to get the potential 40-goal scorer that puts the fear of God into opposing goalies, or the player that struggled and was benched at times after the trade? They need the former. Desperately.

Detroit Red Wings: Moritz Seider. If he is as good as the Red Wings think he can be that would be quite the immediate boost to their rebuild. The perception of this pick has rapidly changed in two years.

[Related: Every free agent signing by all 32 NHL teams]

Florida Panthers: Spencer Knight. The best goalie prospect in hockey and the future of the position in Florida. How much do they really trust Sergei Bobrovsky at this point? The sooner Knight takes over that spot, the better.

Montreal Canadiens: Christian Dvorak. The Jesperi Kotkaniemi offer sheet forced the Canadiens’ hand into making a trade. The funny thing is that Dvorak is probably the better player right now. So it might be an upgrade.

New Jersey Devils: Jack Hughes. Hughes took a massive step forward in his second season, and if he can take a similar step this season the Devils will have a superstar on their hands.

New York Islanders: Oliver WahlstromThe Islanders are rock solid from top to bottom, but they could really use another impact forward to make it so all of that pressure does not fall on Mathew Barzal. Wahlstrom is one player that has the potential to be that. He showed flashes of it last year.

New York Rangers: Alexis Lafrenière. Expectations are high in New York and the pressure is on for this entire group. They need Lafreniere to take a Hughes-like step in his second season.

Ottawa Senators: Matt Murray. He counts $6.25 million against the cap for another three seasons. He plays the most important position on the ice. If they want to improve they need more. Way more.

Philadelphia Flyers: Carter HartThere might not be a single player in the NHL that will play a bigger role in determining the success or failure of a team.

Pittsburgh Penguins: Tristan JarryGoaltending is the single biggest reason the Penguins 2020-21 postseason ended in the first round. They are bringing back the same goalies with a thinner roster in front of them. Let’s see how that works out.

Tampa Bay Lightning: Alex Barre-BouletThe Lightning have a non-stop supply of talented players coming through their system that just have a way of fitting in and producing. With the entire line of Blake Coleman, Yanni Gourde, and Barclay Goodrow moving on they are going to need that internal talent pipeline to keep flowing.

Toronto Maple Leafs: Jack Campbell. He was great last year when he took over the starting job. Was it a fluke? Or something that he can come close to repeating? There is immense pressure on this team this season to do something, and Campbell is going to have to play a big role in that.

Washington Capitals: Anthony Mantha. They paid a steep price for him, but his style fits the Capitals perfectly and he really is an outstanding player. He played better than his box score numbers would indicate after the trade.

NHL camps open as teams take stock of unvaccinated players

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Tyler Bertuzzi is the only unvaccinated Detroit Red Wings player going into training camp and faces the potential of missing all of his team’s games in Canada this season as a result, general manager Steve Yzerman said Wednesday.

Yzerman in his camp-opening video call said the rest of the organization is fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including himself. Bertuzzi is in Detroit for the start of on-ice workouts Thursday but the forward may end up forfeiting over $450,000 in salary for the Red Wings’ nine games north of the border. NHL protocols allow teams to suspend unvaccinated players without pay when they are unavailable to participate.

“For the foreseeable future entering Canada, you can’t enter Canada unless you’re vaccinated, so that obviously will be an issue when we go to play Canadian teams,” Yzerman said. “Does that change or not? I have no idea. But as of now and under the Canadian laws, I guess, he wouldn’t be able to cross the border, so he wouldn’t play in any games in Canada.”

That includes Detroit’s first road game Oct. 23 at Montreal. The 26-year-old Bertuzzi will be allowed to practice with teammates but must wear a mask around the rink and distance himself when working out in the gym, in addition to other restrictions on the road.

Asked if he was disappointed in Bertuzzi choosing not to get one of the coronavirus vaccines, Yzerman said: “No. It’s his decision.”

“I’m not in a position to force anyone — we can’t force anyone to get vaccinated,” Yzerman added. “Tyler has his reasons, and I’m sure you’ll get a chance to ask him that question.”

Bertuzzi so far is the most high-profile NHL player to be publicly identified as unvaccinated as training camps open around North America. Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly estimated the league would have only around 10-15 unvaccinated players by the time the regular season starts Oct. 12.

Veteran defenseman Duncan Keith, who was traded from Chicago to Edmonton over the summer, is in quarantine until Oct. 1 after choosing late in the offseason to get vaccinated, Oilers GM Ken Holland said.

Holland said his team had one unvaccinated player that he did not identify and was not ready to commit to that player’s status for the season.

Others are taking a hard line on vaccination status.

The Columbus Blue Jackets did not invite unvaccinated forward Zac Rinaldo to NHL camp and earlier dumped an assistant coach who declined to get vaccinnated. New York Islanders GM Lou Lamoriello said he was in the process of figuring out what to do with his team’s lone unvaccinated player, with assignment to Europe among the options.

Pierre-Luc Dubois declares ‘I’m back;’ set for fresh start in Winnipeg

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TORONTO (AP) — It’s nearing the end of a long day of promotional on-ice videos and lengthy interviews with one group of reporters after another, when Pierre-Luc Dubois strides confidently into the hotel conference room with a beaming smile and outreached hand.

Whatever lingering frustrations and disappointments the Jets forward might carry from what was essentially a lost season in Winnipeg last year have been altered by the perspective of time.

Traded to the Jets by Columbus in January, Dubois still isn’t pleased with how poorly he performed during his first season in Winnipeg. The 23-year-old, however, is comforted by having a better grasp of how and why things quickly derailed, leaving him looking forward to the Jets opening training camp this week.

“This year we move on,” Dubois said during the NHL/NHLPA’s annual preseason player media tour. “To say I’m excited would be an understatement.”

The new season presents Dubois with an opportunity to start over on a team and in a city he got to know only on a peripheral basis — and still couldn’t tell you where the Jets practice facility is because the team was limited to working out at its home arena.

A combination of the NHL’s COVID-19 restrictions, cross-border self-isolation rules and a string of injuries left him essentially a stranger in a new land.

Whether it was being cooped up playing solitaire in his hotel room, restricted to Face-Timing with family and friends, and limited to seeing his teammates at practice, game days or while traveling, Dubois never once felt like his extroverted self.

“It’s funny, like all these questions here today are like, `Which teammates does this?′ I honestly have no idea,” Dubois said.

“To me there’s nothing like bonding, going for dinner, all the guys together, you know, having a beer or two, talking. And we didn’t have those last year,” he said. “So that’s another reason why I feel like I’m new. I feel like the guys don’t really know who I am, and I feel like I don’t really know the guys.”

Selected third overall by Columbus in the 2016 draft, Dubois is focused on reintroducing himself as the impact player the Jets were counting on acquiring in what was supposed to be a blockbuster trade that sent Patrik Laine (the second overall pick in 2016) to Columbus.

At 6-foot-3 and 218 pounds, Dubois had 65 goals and 158 points in 234 games through his first three seasons with the Blue Jackets before asking to be traded once his relationship soured with then-Columbus coach John Tortorella.

Already feeling behind after losing time in the offseason working out because his gym and rink in Quebec were closed because of the pandemic, Dubois spent his first two weeks in Winnipeg under mandatory self-isolation. A few weeks following his debut, he was sidelined by a lower body injury.

He finished with eight goals and 20 points in 41 regular-season games. Hurt again once the playoffs began, he had three assists in seven games before the Jets were swept in the second round by Montreal.

With the gyms and rinks open in Quebec, Dubois used the offseason as a time to “reset,” as he called it, by dedicating his summer to working out.

Jets coach Paul Maurice is encouraged by the report he received from the team’s strength and conditioning coach regarding Dubois being in top shape. Maurice is even more impressed hearing the self-awareness Dubois has shown in openly confronting what went wrong last season.

“There were a lot of things that kind of worked against him,” Maurice said.

“Sometimes a young player, a gifted player, has a lot of success early and they may never feel they have to grow anymore and it kind of stunts him,” he added. “I’ve got lots of faith in this young man.”

Dubios is already looking ahead to the Jets opening their season in Anaheim next month.

Anticipating the NHL’s COVID-19 restrictions to be loosened, he’s already envisioning having a team bonding session by playing volleyball on the beach followed by dinner.

He’s beginning to feel like himself again.

“I feel like the normal Pierre-Luc Dubois and not the guy that’s preoccupied about getting back into shape, preoccupied about fitting in,” he said.

“A lot of things that I never experienced in my life all happened at the same time. So now, this year, to go to camp and, `OK, I know what to expect,’” Dubois added. “This is the real me. The real Pierre-Luc Dubois is back.”

PHT Morning Skate: Training camp questions; Hughson retires

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Welcome to the PHT Morning Skate, a collection of links from the NHL and around the hockey world. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at phtblog@nbcsports.

• One question for every NHL team as training camps open today. [Sportsnet]

• PTOs, training camp injuries and more as teams gather this week. [NBC Sports Edge]

• The IIHF has approved a plan to hold the Women’s World Championship in August during Olympic years. [The Ice Garden]

• Longtime Hockey Night in Canada play-by-play announcer Jim Hughson is retiring after 42 seasons. [NHL.com]

• If you missed it last night, the Wild and Kirill Kaprizov worked out a five-year, $45 million extension. [PHT]

Zach Hyman is eager get going with the Oilers and play with either Connor McDavid or Leon Draisaitl. [TSN]

• A new season, a new arena, but same Stanley Cup dreams for the Islanders. [NY Hockey Now]

• Sales for Seattle Kraken jerseys are breaking NHL records, the league says. [ESPN]

• Meanwhile, the Kraken held tryouts to be the team’s emergency backup goalie this week. [Sound of Hockey]

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Sean Leahy is a writer for Pro Hockey Talk on NBC Sports. Drop him a line at phtblog@nbcsports.com or follow him on Twitter @Sean_Leahy