More offseason housekeeping was done over the last two days. Let’s play catch up on all the recent signings around the NHL.
The Minnesota Wild signed forward Jason Zucker to a new five-year contract worth $27.5 million, avoiding an arbitration hearing scheduled for July 28. Zucker set career-highs with 33 goals and 31 assists last season for the Wild. (Hockey Wilderness)
Speaking of arbitration, Calgary Flames defenseman Brett Kulak was awarded a one-year deal worth $900K. Kulak appeared in 71 games for Calgary last season. (Matchsticks and Gasoline)
The Flames and restricted free agent goaltender David Rittich avoided an arbitration hearing by agreeing to terms on a one-year contract worth $800K. (Sportsnet)
Unrestricted free agent defenseman Dan Hamhuis inked a two-year deal with the Nashville Predators. Hamhuis produced 24 points in 80 games for the Dallas Stars in 2017-18. (On The Forecheck)
The Ottawa Senators signed center Adam Tambellini to a one-year, two-way contract. Tambellini became a UFA after he didn’t receive a qualifying offer from the New York Rangers. (Global News)
Mattias Janmark inked a new one-year deal worth $2.3 million with the Dallas Stars. Janmark notched a career-best 19 goals for the Stars last season. (Defending Big D)
The Vancouver Canucks signed right wing Jake Virtanen to a two-year contract worth $2.5 million. Virtanen hit the 20-point mark for first time in 2017-18. (Nucks Misconduct)
UFA Eric Tangradi signed a one-year, two-way deal with the New Jersey Devils. Tangradi spent last season in the AHL with the Grand Rapids Griffins. (All About The Jersey)
The Pittsburgh Penguins signed RFA goaltender Tristan Jarry to a two-year, two-way contract. Jarry posted a .901 save percentage in 26 appearances for the Penguins in 2017-18. (Pensburgh)
The Penguins have agreed to terms with goaltender Tristan Jarry (@tjarry35) on a two-year contract.— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) July 26, 2018
Jarry’s contract is a two-way deal in 2018.19 and a one-way deal in 2019.20. The average annual value at the NHL level is $675,000.
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