Kukla's Korner Hockey
Keith Carney is leaving Vancouver. The 36-year old unrestricted free agent signed a two-year, $4.2 million contract with the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.
The Atlanta Thrashers have agreed to terms on a two-year contract with unrestricted free agent goaltender Johan Hedberg. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. "We focused our attention on strengthening our goaltending and made Johan a priority because he competes at a very high-level and will give us the quality starts that will allow us to be successful," said Thrashers executive vice president and general manager Don Waddell. "We hold Johan in the highest regard and we're excited to add him to our line-up."
The Chicago Blackhawks have added some depth at the goaltending position. On Saturday, the team signed unrestricted free agent Patrick Lalime to a one-year, $700,000 contract.
The Minnesota Wild have signed right wing Mark Parrish to a five-year contract.
Rob Blake is returning to where his career began. The 16-year veteran signed a two-year, $12 million deal with the Los Angels Kings.
vis Sportsnet Tracker, Joe Corvo to Sens, 4 years at $10.5 million and Nolan Boumgartner to the Flyers.
Jay McKee's name is off the free agent list, as the blueliner has signed a contract with the St. Louis Blues. The Blues have also re-signed forward Dallas Drake.
According to Sportsnet TV, Gerber is headed to Ottawa. No other details. Waiting for more information so hold on...this is a report only! update 7:34pm, It is official per TSN. Thanks to a KK regular for the heads up.
from the Denver Post,
Rob Blake's days with the Avalanche are over. The Denver Post has learned the Avalanche has broken off talks with the star defenseman on a new contract, and Blake will sign with another, yet-to-be determined team. "I'm pretty sure you'll see Rob with another team next year," Avalanche general manager Francois Giguere told The Post today.Thanks to a KK reader for the pointer.
The Calgary Flames have signed defenceman Andrei Zyuzin. Zyuzin, 28, played in 57 games with the Minnesota Wild during the 2005-06 season collecting 18 points and 50 penalty minutes.
About Kukla's Korner Hockey
Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.
From breaking news to in-depth stories around the league, KK Hockey is updated with fresh stories all day long and will bring you the latest news as quickly as possible.
Email Paul anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org