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Iginla heads to Avs; Canucks get Miller

The Colorado Avalanche picked up two veterans on Tuesday, acquiring defenseman Brad Stuart from the San Jose Sharks and landing veteran Jarome Iginla as a free agent.

The Sharks received a second-round pick in 2016 and a sixth-rounder in 2017 in exchange for Stuart.

The 34-year-old Stuart had three goals and 11 points in 61 games for the Sharks last season.

Iginla signed a three-year contract worth a reported $16 million with the Avalanche. The 37-year-old led the Bruins during the regular season with 30 goals, but the Bruins could not work out a deal. Iginla has scored 30 or more goals in every season since 1999-2000 ...
Goaltender Ryan Miller is headed to the Vancouver Canucks after signing a three-year, $6 million contract on Tuesday. Miller spent the bulk of his career with the Buffalo Sabres, winning 284 games with a 2.60 goals-against average and a .916 save percentage, before he was traded at the deadline last season to the St. Louis Blues ...
Forward Thomas Vanek signed a three-year, $19.5 million deal with the Minnesota Wild. Last season was a whirlwind for Vanek, who was traded twice, from the Buffalo Sabres to the New York Islanders and then to the Montreal Canadiens, where he finished the season ...
Defenseman Brooks Orpik is leaving Pittsburgh after spending his entire career with the Penguins to sign with the Washington Capitals. The Capitals also signed goaltender Justin Peters to a two-year, $1.9 million contract. Orpik signed a five-year, $27.5 million deal with the Capitals. The 33-year-old was a first-round draft pick by the Penguins in 2000 ...
The Florida Panthers reached contract agreements with centers Dave Bolland and Jussi Jokinen and goaltender Al Montoya. Bolland’s deal is worth $27.5 million over five years and Jokinen’s contract is $16 million over four years. Montoya’s contract terms were not available ...
The Calgary Flames signed forward Mason Raymond and defenseman-forward Deryk Engelland to three-year contracts on Tuesday. Raymond’s deal was worth $9.5 million and Engelland received $8.7 million ...

The St. Louis Blues landed a center, signing Paul Stastny to a four-year, $28 million contract. Stastny, considered the top center available on the market this summer, could not reach a deal with the Colorado Avalanche to remain with the club ...
The Montreal Canadiens signed free-agent forward Manny Malhotra to a one-year, $850,000 contract. The 34-year-old Malhotra had seven goals and six assists in 69 games with the Carolina Hurricanes last season ...
The Pittsburgh Penguins signed defenseman Christian Ehrhoff to a one-year contract worth $4 million, according to TSN ...

The Detroit Red Wings reached an agreement with restricted free agent forward Riley Sheahan on a two-year contract extension. According to, the deal is for two years and $1.9 million ...
The Dallas Stars trading for Jason Spezza and Ales Hemsky. The Ottawa Senators traded Spezza and prospect Ludvig Karlsson to the Stars for winger Alex Chiasson, prospects Alex Guptill and Nicholas Paul, and a second-round draft pick in 2015. The 31-year-old Spezza, who signed for the 2014-15 season at $4 million, produced 25 goals and 43 assists for the Senators last season ...Matt Moulson is returning to Buffalo after signing a five-year, $25 million contract and right winger Brian Gionta also is headed to the Sabres. The Sabres signed Gionta, a former Montreal Canadiens captain, to a three-year contract valued at $4.25 million, The Buffalo News reported ...
The Los Angeles Kings signed defenseman Jeff Schultz to a two-year contract. Schultz, 28, played 67 games last season for the AHL Manchester Monarchs. The Kings also signed right wing Adam Cracknell and left wing David Van der Gulik to one-year contracts. The 28-year-old Cracknell has appeared in 65 career NHL regular season games — all with the St. Louis Blues – over the past four seasons. Van der Gulik , 31, has appeared in 48 career NHL regular season games with the Avalanche and Calgary over five seasons ...
The Tampa Bay Lightning signed free agent defenseman Anton Stralman to a five-year, $22.5 million contract ...

The New York Rangers signed defenseman Dan Boyle and Michael Kostka, forwards Tanner Glass and Chris Mueller and also and re-signed forward Dominic Moore. Boyle agreed to a two-year, $9 million deal, according to the New York Post. Glass’ contract was for three years and $4.35 million, the Post reported. Moore signed a two-year, $3 million contract, according to Newsday. The team announced that Kostka’s deal is for one year, but no salary figures were provided ...
The Edmonton Oilers signed forward Benoit Pouliot and defenseman Mark Fayne to multiyear contracts. Pouliot’s deal was for five years and Fayne’s for four years ...

The Chicago Blackhawks reached agreement on a one-year, $2 million contract with veteran forward Brad Richards and agreed to terms with forward Peter Regin on a one-year contract. Richards, an unrestricted free agent, had 20 goals and 31 assists in 82 regular-season games for the New York Rangers last season, the seventh time in 13 NHL seasons that he has played in every game ...
The Philadelphia Flyers re-signed goaltender Ray Emery to a one-year contract and added German league goalie Robb Zepp.

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