Found July 04, 2013 on Committed Indians:
On Thursday morning, the Montreal Canadiens named Stéphane Waite their new goaltending coach. Waite had spent the last 10 seasons with the Blackhawks organization, and Corey Crawford gave him a great deal of credit for his strong season.The post Blackhawks Lose Stéphane Waite To Montreal appeared first on Committed Indians.

Blackhawks lose Emery, retain Rozsival, Handzus

The Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks lost backup goalie Ray Emery and re-signed defenseman Michal Rozsival and forward Michal Handzus. Emery accepted a $1.65 million, one-year offer with the Philadelphia Flyers on Friday. Rozsival got a two-deal with Chicago while Handzus agreed to a one-year contract. Emery's making the move after teaming with Corey Crawford to win...

NHL Free Agency: A Look Around The Blackhawks New Division

Here’s a breakdown of the player movement in the Blackhawks’ new division for the 2013-14 season so far in free agency: Staying In Out Michal Handzus Nikolai Khabibulin David Bolland Michal Rozsival Viktor Stalberg  Nick Leddy Michael Frolik Ray Emery … Continue reading →The post NHL Free Agency: A Look Around The Blackhawks New Division appeared first on Committed Indians.

Danny Briere, Canadiens Agree to Terms on Two-Year Contract

Danny Briere has become the latest big-name NHLer to switch teams this offseason. The 35-year-old center agreed to a two-year deal with the Montreal Canadiens on Thursday. He cannot officially sign until the NHL’s free-agent period opens Friday. Briere, a native of Quebec, spent the last six season with Philadelphia, totaling 124 goals and 159 assists before the Flyers bought out...

Michael Ryder signs with Devils

Per the Newark Star-Ledger's Rich Chere: Devils have signed Michael Ryder. — Rich Chere (@Ledger_NJDevils) July 5, 2013 Ryder signed a 2-year contract — Rich Chere (@Ledger_NJDevils) July 5, 2013 "@Ledger_NJDevils: Ryder signed a 2-year contract"/As per @DarrenDreger, AAV of $3.5M. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) July 5, 2013...

Canadiens acquire enforcer Parros

The Montreal Canadiens acquired enforcer George Parros from the Florida Panthers on Friday. Montreal sent prospect Philippe Lefebvre and a 2014 seventh-round pick to Florida for the 6-foot-5, 228-pound Parros. It is the same seventh rounder Montreal acquired from the Panthers at the NHL draft last week. He had one goal, one assist and 57 penalty minutes last season. In 452 NHL...

Flyers Sign Goalie Ray Emery to One-Year Contract

The Flyers picked up a Stanley Cup-winning goaltender on the first day of free agency, but his name is not Tim Thomas. Ray Emery, who reached the Cup Final with Ottawa in 2007 and won it all with Chicago this year, signed a one-year deal with Philadelphia on Friday, the franchise with whom he spent the 2009-10 season. Emery put up astounding numbers as Corey Crawford‘s backup this...

Daniel Briere lands with the Montreal Canadiens

Veteran scorer Daniel Briere didn’t want to leave Philadelphia. But he found a happy ending after his compliance buyout from the Flyers on the last two years of his eight-year, $52 million contract.He agreed to a two-year, $8 million deal with the Montreal Canadiens. That is a nice payout for a 35-year-old forward who will also draw checks from Philadelphia for not playing there...

Predators sign Stalberg to four-year contract

The Nashville Predators have signed free-agent forward Viktor Stalberg to a four-year, $12 million contract in an attempt to boost an anemic offense. Stalberg will make $2.5 million in 2013-14 and $3.5 million each in 2015-16 and 2016-17 under terms of the deal announced Friday in a team release. The 27-year-old Stalberg had nine goals and 14 assists in 47 games for the Stanley...

Former Flyers Goalie Ray Emery Returns On One-Year Deal

Wikipedia Commons The Flyers welcomed back a familiar face  today, signing goaltender Ray Emery to a one-year contract.   Having rid themselves of the contract Ilya Bryzgalov by exercising the amnesty clause, Emery will fill the roster spot vacated by the move.   Emery will compete for the starting job with goaltender Steve Mason, acquired in April from the Columbus Blue Jackets...

Carter Hutton will be Pekka Rinne’s back-up in 2013-14

Prev1 of 1NextAccording to Kevin Wilson of their media relations staff (and first reported by Kevin Woodley of InGoal Magazine), the Nashville Predators have signed goaltender Carter Hutton to back-up two-time Vezina Trophy finalist Pekka Rinne next season.Hutton, 27, has spent the past four seasons bouncing around AHL teams and even had a stint with the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL...

Preds sign Stalberg to 4-year, $12 million deal

General Manager David Poile has made his first signing for the offseason, one guy they have apparently been targeting for the past week. According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, the Nashville Predators have signed Viktor Stalberg to a four-year contract worth $12 million; $3 million annually.  Adding Stalberg is a major plus for the organization after losing out on star forwards...

Canucks Sign Yannick Weber To One Year Deal by   Steven Ellis

The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward/defenseman Yannick Weber to a one year, $650K deal. Weber was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round (73rd overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, and was the first player in franchise history to wear jersey No. 68. The Canadiens signed Weber to a three-year entry-level contract in the summer of 2008. He spent the majority of the [...]

Nikolai Khabibulin Back In Chicago by   Randall Ritchey

The Chicago Blackhawks have signed goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin to a one year contract this evening. Khabibulin, 40 has played the last four seasons with the Edmonton Oilers, and before that, spent four seasons with the Blackhawks. After goaltender Ray Emery signed a one year deal with Philadelphia today, the Blackhawks were without a back goaltender. They signed Antti Raanta this [...]

Report: Some WWE Officials Think CM Punk Tweeting About Stanley Cup Game Hurt RAW Ratings

Credit – Wrestling Observer Apparently people within WWE were talking that the June 24th RAW rating was hurt partially due to CM Punk tweeting about how good the Chicago Blackhawks and the NHL playoffs were. The June 24th rating was absolutely hurt by the NHL game but the idea that it was due to Punk tweeting and turning wrestling fans into hockey fans is pretty far-fetched. This...

Flyers Sign G Ray Emery

(Photo: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Free agency kicked off today at noon, and Paul Holmgren made signing a goaltender his first order of business. Today, the Philadelphia Flyers signed goaltender Ray Emery to a 1-year deal worth $1.65M. Emery, 30, was the back-up goaltender of the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks. It appeared that he would [...]
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