Hockey News: Free Agent Frenzy; Claude Giroux Arrested

The Philadelphia Flyers didn’t make any big splash in free agency, but their captain decided to make headlines himself. Talk about taking matters into your own hands. [Ottawa Sun]

The Penguins made a few moves yesterday, but it still didn’t really make them a better team. [Inside Pittsburgh Sports]

There has long been a notion that the Washington Capitals are obsessed with their media-fueled rival in Pittsburgh. I guess if you can’t beat them, become them. [Penn Live]


Now we don’t have to wonder anymore. Alex Ovechkin will play on the right wing. [NBC Washington]

The Vancouver Canucks were supposed to be rebuilding, but they decided to sign a veteran goalie who is desperate to win instead. [Globe and Mail]

A closer look at the Kesler trade. []

Jason Spezza is now a member of the Dallas Stars, who just keep getting stronger. []

A couple of Montreal Canadiens vets are now members of the Buffalo Sabres. [Too Many Men on the Site]

(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)
(Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

The Blackhawks get that depth center they have been searching for. [Times Colonist]

As expected, Thomas Vanek was signed by the Minnesota Wild. [NHL]

The Colorado Avalanche wanted to slow things down so they brought in Jarome Iginla. [CTV]

Unable to come to terms with the Avs, Paul Stastny signed on the St. Louis Blues. [Yahoo Sports]

The Calgary Flames did good signing Jonas Hiller and Mason Raymond. But then there was the Deryk Engelland contract. [Matchsticks and Gasoline]

And finally, sad news that legendary Sabres broadcaster Rick Jeanneret is fighting cancer. [Puck Daddy]