In the off-season, NHL teams do not waste time. All coaches are looking for options to strengthen the composition of players. Today we will talk about the most exciting hockey players’ transfers to other teams and the most expensive players’ contracts.
New York Islanders
The Islanders will sign a contract with goalkeeper Cory Schneider, TSN insider Pierre LeBrun reported. The team will calculate the agreement with the 34-year-old goalkeeper for 1 year, and the salary will be 700 thousand dollars!
The team bought the player’s previous agreement from New Jersey. He will receive $ 2 million from the Devils over the next 4 seasons. Last NHL season, he played 13 games, conceding an average of 3.53 goals and reflecting 88.7% of shots.
New York Rangers
Forward Alexis Lafreniere has signed with the Rangers. The 19-year-old player was selected number one in the 2020 NHL Draft. The rookie agreement is for three years. Cap Hit – 925 thousand dollars. The Canadian will play at number 13.
Forwards Mark Jankowski and Evan Rodrigues are now Pittsburgh players. The team has signed one-year contracts with the hockey players. The amount of both agreements is 700 thousand dollars.
Jankowski played for Calgary last NHL season. He scored 7 (5 + 2) points with -12 utility in 56 games. In the playoffs, he played five games. Rodrigues returned to the Penguins from Buffalo. He has 10 (6 + 4) points in 45 games of the last championship.
Toronto Maple Leafs
Former Buffalo and Rangers forward Jimmy Vesey has become a Toronto player. The 27-year-old American signed a one-year agreement with the Leafs with a salary of 900 thousand dollars! Vesey has 20 points (9 goals, 11 assists) in 64 games last NHL championship for Buffalo.
Vegas Golden Knights
Former St. Louis captain Alex Pietrangelo has become a Vegas player. The 30-year-old defender signed a 7-year $ 61.6 million deal with the Golden Knights with an average salary of 8.8 million a season. According to CapFriendly, the agreement contains a complete prohibition on exchange and movement (NMC) clause for all 7 seasons.
“We got a guy who claims the Norris Trophy every year. He is one of the top four or five defenders. He was the captain of the St. Louis for four years. He wants to win. He is a Stanley Cup winner. “The team’s general manager commented on the situation.
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