Found July 05, 2013 on The Nosebleeds:

Andrew Ference agreed to a four year, $13 million deal with the Edmonton Oilers on Friday. To announce the signing, the Edmonton-raised defenseman took to Twitter and posted a baby photo of himself in an Oilers sweater. Pretty cool move from a guy who became a fan-favorite during his tenure in Boston. Best of luck to Ferknuckle in Edmonton. — Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) July 5, 2013 The post Andrew Ference signs with Edmonton, announces deal via baby photo on Twitter appeared first on The Nosebleeds.


Oilers sign D Ference away from Bruins

The Edmonton Oilers have signed former Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference to a four-year deal. Ference's deal is reportedly worth $13 million, and he would count $3.25 million against the salary cap. The 34-year-old Edmonton native was a key part of the Bruins' run to the Stanley Cup final, though there was no room for him to return to Boston because of salary-cap issues...

UFA Preview: Andrew Ference

Next up on the UFA Preview series is Andrew Ference of the Boston Bruins. Once July 5 rolls around, if Ference will be able to converse and sign with any team in the league, since the Bruins plan on not re-signing him. Andrew Ference | D 5'10" | 194lbs 3/17/79, Age: 34 Past Contracts  Signed in 2007: 3-year, $4.2 million; $1.4 million cap hit Signed...

Oilers Development Camp 2013

The Edmonton Oilers’ development camp opened yesterday with a little less fanfare for the first time in years. Without another first overall pick, the crowds were smaller; less people felt inclined to take a morning off of work to check out the latest additions. The on ice spectacles were a little less flashy too without Nail Yakupov’s goal celebrations, and overall the air was...

Tyler Seguin’s Struggles During 2013 Playoffs Make Forward’s Departure Not Particularly Surprising

While the good people of Boston were celebrating the Fourth of July, their beloved Bruins were pulling off a blockbuster trade with the Dallas Stars, which in part came down to this — Boston decided it was time to move on from Tyler Seguin after a 2013 postseason to forget. When the Bruins drafted Seguin with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2010 NHL draft, he was projected to be...

Oilers Trade Horcoff to Stars for Larsen, 2016 Pick by   Steven Ellis

The Edmonton Oilers have traded forward Shawn Horcoff to the Dallas Stars in exchange for defenceman Philip Larsen and a seventh-round pick in the 2016 NHL Draft. Horcoff had spent his entire NHL career with the Oilers after the team drafted him in the fourth round (99th overall) in 1998. Horcoff carries a $5.5 million cap hit through 2014-15. If the Stars [...]

Nathan Horton Signs Seven-Year Deal With Blue Jackets, Will Undergo Shoulder Surgery

Nathan Horton is heading to Columbus. The former Bruins forward signed with the Blue Jackets Friday, according to the team’s Twitter account. Horton’s deal is for seven years, $37.1 million and he will get $30 million in first five years, according to Bob McKenzie. Horton will also be out until December following offseason shoulder surgery. BREAKING: #CBJ have agreed to terms...

Loui Eriksson Highlights Exciting Package of Skaters Heading to Bruins in Tyler Seguin Deal

The Boston Bruins and the Dallas Stars set off a few of their own fireworks on the Fourth of July, pulling the trigger on a blockbuster deal involving seven players. Forwards Tyler Seguin and Loui Eriksson highlight the trade, as Seguin will depart to Dallas and Eriksson will become a Bruin. The Bruins will also send forward Rich Peverley and Providence defenseman Ryan Button to...

Who to Replace Horton

Could the Jagr find his way back in Boston?Happy 4th everyone. Nathan Horton has decided to pack his bags and head off into the sunset after a great playoff run where he totaled 7 goals and 12 assists for 19 total points.Now the question is, who does Boston take to replace his spot?Two names that quickly come up are Jaromir Jagr and Daniel Alfredsson.As we all saw during the second...

Jarome Iginla signs with Boston Bruins in free agency hilarity

You may remember at the trade deadline, Jarome Iginla had a decision to make. He was so close to signing with the Boston Bruins that fans on Twitter were throwing a party. Then he talked with Sidney Crosby and all of a sudden he was a Pittsburgh Penguin. Bruins fans enjoyed watching their team sweep the Penguins out of the playoffs, and apparently that swayed Iginla as a free agent...

Major Blockbuster Trade between Dallas Stars and Boston Bruins

On July 4th, 2013, America’s 237th birthday, the NHL had a major blockbuster trade go through.  After many rumors about the Boston Bruins shopping Tyler Seguin, it finally happened.  Dallas Stars new General Manager Jim Nill made a major splash acquiring C Tyler Seguin, C Rich Peverley and defenseman prospect Ryan Button.  The Bruins in return acquired LW Loui Eriksson, RW Reilly...

Bruins Send Tyler Seguin to Stars in 7-Player Trade

  According to a story courtesy Jeff Simmons of Sportsnet, the Boston Bruins have sent talented center Tyler Seguin, to the Dallas Stars, in a blockbuster, 7-player trade. The Boston Bruins have traded forward Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverley and Ryan Button to the Stars in exchange for Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith, Joe Morrow and Matt Fraser. Seguin, 21, is set to earn a salary cap hit...

Bruins, Stars Nearing Blockbuster Involving Tyler Seguin by   Steven Ellis

The Boston Bruins and Dallas Stars are reportedly working on a deal that would send Tyler Seguin to Dallas and Loui Eriksson to the Bruins, according to a report by TSN’s Darren Dreger. Trade is bigger than Seguin for Eriksson. Draft picks to Boston? Prospects? Working on details. — Darren Dreger (@DarrenDreger) July 4, 2013   Hearing DAL-BOS is a 5-player [...]

Jagr/Montreal Have Mutual Interest

from Louis-Andre Lariviere of TVA Sports (translated), The old dream of Jaromir Jagr endorse the Habs and form a formidable duo with his Czech compatriot Tomas Plekanec could finally be realized.  Jagr's agent, Petr Svoboda, confirmed that the eighth leading scorer in the history of the National Hockey League is in talks with the Montreal Canadiens in the hope to spend...

NHL Free Agency round-up

Nathan Horton signed a $37M deal with Columbus. Photo: John Tlumacki, Boston Globe A rundown of all the major deals that have gone down in free agency: RW Nathan Horton signs with Columbus [Full story] RW David Clarkson signs with Toronto [Full story] C Valtteri Filppula signs with Tampa Bay [Full story] C Stephen Weiss signs with Detroit [Full story] D Andrew Ference signs with...

Five For Boarding: Tyler Seguin is Kind of a Big Deal and More NHL News

Seguin Is Kind of a Big Deal It’s kind of strange seeing the Dallas Stars on the winning side of a trade recently but somehow they managed to do so today. The Stars were looking for a playmaking center to compliment Jamie Benn and they ended up with two after trading Loui Eriksson, Joe Morrow, Reilly Smith and Matt Fraser to the Bruins for Tyler Seguin, Rich Peverly and prospect...
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