Tag: defenseman

Sharks Sign Defenseman Jacob Middleton

SAN JOSE—Jacob Middleton, a former LA Kings draft pick, signed a three-year entry deal with the San Jose Sharks on Thursday, September 7. The 21...

Will Butcher Closes Entry Deal With NJ Devils

NEWARK, NJ—The wait is over! This year's Hobey Baker Award recipient, Will Butcher, has chosen to sign a two-year entry level contract with the...

Hobey Baker Winner To Choose NHL Team Sunday

DENVER, CO—Will Butcher, 22, defenseman for the University of Denver (DU) Pioneers, is set to choose an NHL team with whom he will sign...

Markov Parts With Montreal After 16 Seasons

MONTREAL, QB—It was announced on Thursday, July 27, marked Montreal Canadiens defenseman Andrei Markov's last NHL appearance. He disclosed that he will be returning to...

Pelech, Rookie Defenseman, Re-Signs With Islanders

BROOKLYN, NY—New York Islanders defenseman Adam Pelech, 22, a restricted free agent, signed a four-year extension with the team on Monday, July 24. The 6...

Blues Sign Colton Parayko To A Five-Year Extension

ST. LOUIS, MO—Ukrainian-Canadian NHL defenseman Colton Parayko will remain in St. Louis for another five years. The 24 year-old closed a $27.5 million deal...

Brian Campbell Retires, Joins Chicago’s Front Office

CHICAGO, IL—Seventeen year NHL veteran Brian Campbell, 38, announced on Monday, July 17 that he has officially hung up his jersey and skates. He...

NY Rangers Grant Shattenkirk’s Wish

NEW YORK, NY—The Rangers closed a four-year deal with New Rochelle, New York-born defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk, 28, on Saturday, July 1. The 6 foot tall, 209 pound defenseman...

Montreal Acquires Karl Alzner From Washington

MONTREAL, QC—The Montreal Canadiens acquired 28 year-old defenseman Karl Alzner from the Washington Capitals on Saturday, July 1. The 6 foot and 3 inch tall,...

Vlasic And Jones Extend Contracts With Sharks

SAN JOSE—Defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic and starting goaltender Martin Jones have extended their contracts with the San Jose Sharks; Vlasic is set to remain in...

LA Kings’ 2017 Free Agency Selections

LOS ANGELES—On Saturday, July 1, the Los Angeles Kings agreed to terms with the following unrestricted free agents: goaltenders Cal Petersen and Darcy Kuemper,...

Los Angeles Kings 2017 Draft Summary

CHICAGO, IL—The Los Angeles Kings made a total of seven selections at the 2017 NHL Draft in Chicago, held at the United Center on...

San Jose Sharks 2017 Draft Summary

CHICAGO, IL—The San Jose Sharks made six selections in total at the 2017 NHL Draft, which was held at the United Center in Chicago on...

Vegas Makes First Draft Selections In History

CHICAGO, IL—The Vegas Golden Knights made their first draft selections in franchise history, including 18 year-old center Cody Glass, who hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba. "Moving...

NY Rangers Trade Stepan, Raanta For DeAngelo

CHICAGO, IL—The New York Rangers have received defenseman Anthony DeAngelo and a seventh overall draft selection (with which they have chosen center Lias Andersson, a native of...

Matt Greene’s Contract Bought Out By Kings

LOS ANGELES—The Kings have parted ways with defenseman Matt Greene, whose contract they bought out for a cap charge of $833,333 through the next...

Brent Burns Wins James Norris Memorial Trophy

LAS VEGAS, NV—Sharks defenseman Brent Burns has received the 2017 James Norris Memorial Trophy. The award is issued annually to the NHL defenseman who...

Czech Defenseman Signs With Chicago Blackhawks

CHICAGO—The Chicago Blackhawks and free agent Jan Rutta, 26, have agreed to a one-year contract through the 2017-2018 season, the team disclosed on Tuesday, June...

Sharks Sign Two Unrestricted Free Agents

SAN JOSE—It was announced Tuesday, May 23 that the San Jose Sharks signed two unrestricted free agents from Europe: 24 year-old defenseman Radim Simek...

Brent Burns Among Ted Lindsay Award Finalists

SAN JOSE—Sharks defenseman Brent Burns, 32, is among the top three finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award, according to the NHL Players' Association (NHLPA)...
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