Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Busy Day In The NHL; News From Around The League

  • According to Larry Brooks of the NY Post, The Rangers do not intend on tending a qualifying offer to Enver Lisin, he will become a UFA on July 1st. [Link]

  • The anticipated trade of Nathan Horton finally went down today. It was rumored for a few days that the Bruins were interested and that's where he went. Horton and Gregory Campbell were sent to Boston for Dennis Wideman, the 15th overall pick this weekend and a 3rd round draft pick in 2011. [Link]
  • Montreal re-signs Tomas Plekanec to a 6 year deal worth $30M [Link]

  • The San Jose Sharks will not be re-signing goalie Evgeni Nabokov. This certainly took me by surprise, it's not often you see a goalie of Nabokov's caliber hit the Free Agent market. It looks like he'll become a UFA on July 1st. Can the Flyers fit him under the cap somehow? [Link]

  • Former Rangers coach, Tom Renney, is the new head coach of the Edmonton Oilers. The promotion came after Pat Quinn moved from behind the bench to the front office. [Link]

  • The NHL announced the 2010 inductees into the NHL Hall of Fame: Dino Ciccarelli, Cammi Granato, Angela James go in as players; builders Jimmy Devellano and Daryl “Doc” Seaman. [Link]

  • Ducks defenseman Scott Niedermayer is hanging them up. Speaking of the hall of fame, he'll be there one day. [Link]

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