Zach Werenski
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Zach Werenski Signs Massive Six-Year Extension with Blue Jackets

Just under a week after his longtime teammate Seth Jones was shipped out to Chicago, Zach Werenski has signed a six-year contract with an AAV of $9.853-million.

Dougie Hamilton
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NHL teams Overcome Flat Cap to Make Splashes in Free Agency

NHL teams combined for a series of splashes in free agency, managing to make major moves despite the salary cap staying flat.

Larry Robbins
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Larry Robbins in Conversation with W. Graeme Roustan

Robbins' fingerprints can be found all over the success of the USHL-champion Chicago Steel. It all starts with his commitment to the team and the program.

Brandon Saad

Blues Sign Saad to Five-Year Contract

The St. Louis Blues added to their revamped forward corps by signing Brandon Saad to a five-year deal.

Corey Perry

Corey Perry Signs Two-Year Deal with Tampa Bay Lightning

Fresh off of a second consecutive loss to the Lightning in the Stanley Cup final, Corey Perry will join the team for a two-year run.

Vegas Golden Knights

The Vegas Golden Knights Still Need a Center

The Vegas Golden Knights' surprising semifinal elimination by the Montreal Canadiens prompted speculation linking them to Jack Eichel. After moving Marc-Andre Fleury, the focus shifts to the team's search for a center.

Linus Ullmark

Boston is a Perfect New Home for Linus Ullmark

Linus Ullmark's four-year deal means the Tuukka Rask era in Boston is likely over. For Ullmark and the Bruins, it's a great fit as the team hopes to keep its contention window open for a few more years.

Petr Mrazek

Goaltending a Big Focus of NHL GMs to Open Free Agency

NHL GMs made a statement Wednesday: arguably the most vital position a team can have, is now being broken down into smaller components, and help in coping with their goalie workload is being prioritized by numerous franchises.

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The Most Improved NHL Teams After Day 1 of Free Agency

Whether or not the early moves work out remains to be seen, but here’s a look at a few of the most improved teams after the first day of free agent frenzy.

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NHL Free Agency Frenzy 2021: Signing Tracker and Analysis

Follow along with all the big deals with live updates and instant analysis from The Hockey News' writing staff throughout the first day of the NHL's signing season.

PROSPECTS

Danila Klimovich

The Real Winners of the NHL Draft? Belarus

Belarus and the NHL draft have had a nice relationship over the past decade, but the 2021 NHL draft proved to be a successful one with three players selected in the first three rounds this past weekend. It could be the start of good things to come.

Matty Beniers

Seattle, Meet Your First Draft Class

The Kraken made seven selections this weekend, laying the foundation for a pipeline that eventually will be called on for youthful reinforcements.

NHL Draft

Winners and Losers of the 2021 NHL Draft

Which teams came out looking like geniuses? Which teams missed the mark? Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis break down the winners and losers from the 2021 NHL draft.

PODCASTS

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The Hockey News Podcast: Early 2021 Free Agency Winners and Losers

Which teams fared the best and worst during an unbelievably wild Day 1 of free agency? Who are the top remaining players on the market? And more.

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The Hockey News Podcast: 2021 Free Agency Preview

Predicting where the top remaining UFAs land, bargains, busts and much more.

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Winners and Losers of the 2021 NHL Draft

Which teams came out looking like geniuses? Which teams missed the mark? Ryan Kennedy and Steven Ellis break down the winners and losers from the 2021 NHL draft.

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