STOCKHOLM – Back in 1991, Peter Forsberg was one of 11 Swedes selected in the NHL draft. This year, the draft was nothing short of a Swedish invasion
Movements in the world of hockey Friday:National Hockey LeagueNEW JERSEY DEVILS-Signed D Rob Davison, F Ben Walter, G Gerald Coleman, G Jeff Lerg, F Stephen Gionta, F Kyle Kucharski, F Brad Mills and F Jeff Prough
PHOENIX – A judge has ruled that most of the documents detailing talks between Glendale officials and bidders for the bankrupt Phoenix Coyotes will remain sealed
EDMONTON – The Edmonton Oilers want it known that they no longer have any interest in acquiring Dany Heatley.GM Steve Tambellini held a media conference call on Friday afternoon and said that he’s going to stop pursuing a trade with the Ottawa Senators for the former 50-goal scorer
CHICAGO – The NHL is investigating Marian Hossa’s 12-year, US$62.8 million contract with the Chicago Blackhawks.The league confirmed Friday that it is looking into the deal, but would have no further comment until the investigation is completed
There’s yet another contract dispute in the Windy City.
The NHL is reportedly looking into the 12-year contract given to Marian Hossa by the Blackhawks this summer as to whether or not the pact has been constructed with the intent to circumvent the salary cap
ARLINGTON, Va. – Defenceman Milan Jurcina has re-signed with the Washington Capitals after being awarded a US$1.375-million, one-year contract through arbitration
ST. LOUIS – Brendan Bell is on the move to St. Louis.The free-agent defenceman signed a contract with the Blues on Friday, leaving his hometown Ottawa Senators after one season
Free agent defenseman Sergei Zubov has decided to pack up and head back to Russia with his hockey career.
The 39-year-old signed a deal with SKA St
Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:National Hockey LeagueATLANTA THRASHERS-Signed F Josh Gratton and D Mike Vernace.PHILADELPHIA FLYERS-Agreed to terms with D Ole-Kristian Tollefsen on a one-year contract
PHOENIX – Phoenix Coyotes owner Jerry Moyes has challenged Jerry Reinsdorf’s bid to buy the financially troubled hockey team.In a motion filed in bankruptcy court on Thursday, Moyes’ lawyer says that Reinsdorf’s bid “cannot be approved as a matter of law” and that “there are no qualified bidders” based on terms set by the court
PHILADELPHIA – The Philadelphia Flyers and defenceman Ole-Kristian Tollefsen have agreed to a one-year contract.The 25-year-old Tollefsen played in 19 games last season with the Columbus Blue Jackets, but he missed 39 regular-season games and all four in the playoffs due to injury
VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed centre Kyle Wellwood to a US$1.2-million, one-year contract following an arbitrator’s decision Thursday
DETROIT – The Kontinental Hockey League is completing a contract with Detroit Red Wings forward Jiri Hudler.The league registered Hudler’s US$10-million, two-year contract in Moscow on Thursday morning
Movements in the world of hockey Wednesday:National Hockey LeagueEDMONTON OILERS-Agreed to terms with F Liam Reddox and F Ryan Potulny.MINNESOTA WILD-Re-signed G Josh Harding to a one-year contract
CHICAGO – The NHL Board of Governors approved a bid Wednesday by Jerry Reinsdorf to assume ownership of the financially troubled Phoenix Coyotes, and unanimously rejected an application by Canadian billionaire Jim Balsillie to buy the team
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Coyotes have re-signed left wing Scottie Upshall and goalie Josh Tordjman to one-year contracts.Upshall’s deal is for US$1
MONTREAL – Team Canada’s old guard will be looking to the young blood in the locker-room to help the country recapture Olympic glory in Vancouver, veteran goalie Martin Brodeur said Wednesday
ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Blues have signed defenceman Bryce Lampman, who played last season with Amur Khabarovsk of Russia.The 26-year-old Rochester, Minn
Long-time Bruin P-J Axelsson has decided to leave the NHL, signing a four-year contract with Frolunda of the Swedish Elite League.
Originally selected in the seventh round of the 1995 draft by Boston, Axelsson began his career as a Bruin during the 1997-98 season