A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Buffalo Sabres have reached an agreement to sign forward Kyle Okposo to a seven-year, $42 million contract. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the…JOHN WAWROW (AP Hockey Writer)
The Detroit Red Wings were busy just before and after the start of NHL free agency. Center Frans Nielsen agreed to a six-year, $31.5 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings, a person familiar with the move said Friday in the opening hour of…LARRY LAGE (AP Hockey Writer)
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins have rewarded the architect of their Stanley Cup winning roster with a new deal.
The agent for David Perron says the winger has signed a $7.5 million, two-year deal with the St. Louis Blues. Allan Walsh told The Associated Press that Perron signed the deal that carries a cap hit of $3.75 million over the next two seasons.…STEPHEN WHYNO (AP Sports Writer)
Former Rangers defenseman Jeff Beukeboom has been hired by the team to coach their blue line players. Beukeboom replaces Ulf Samuelsson, who left in May after three seasons to become the head coach of the AHL's Charlotte Checkers. Beukeboom won a…