Category Archives: July 1 Frenzy

Day 1: Rangers big Winners with Panarin, puzzling Islanders salvage a bad day by re-signing Lee

Day 1 is in the books. Not the books legendary Mets radio play by play man Howie Rose refers to when the Mets actually win a ballgame. But the Free Agent Frenzy had plenty of action and even some shockers. … Continue reading

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Devils sign Simmonds to one-year deal

I’ve never been as meh about July 1 as I was this year, in part because I wasn’t expecting Ray Shero to dive into the deep end of the pool and in part also because we weren’t about to lose … Continue reading

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Rangers add Greg McKegg and Danny O’Regan

Business isn’t over yet. The Rangers signed free agent forwards Greg McKegg and Danny O’Regan. They just announced it on Twitter. OFFICIAL: #NYR have agreed to terms with free agent forwards Greg McKegg and Danny O’Regan. — New York Rangers … Continue reading

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Panarin chooses the Rangers over Islanders

Twelve hours ago, it was looking pretty bleak for the Rangers in their pursuit of Artemi Panarin. The bitter rival Islanders had the inside track to landing the high scoring Russian forward by offering more money. Even the Blue Jackets … Continue reading

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July 1 Madness is here

Well, it’s July 1. Unlike previous years, there are already contracts being leaked thanks to the annoyance of social media. I’m sorry to be a downer. But I preferred being surprised with the announcements on the Free Agent Frenzy show … Continue reading

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Islanders bring back Matt Martin, sign Lehner

The Islanders are moving on from the devastation of John Tavares leaving for the Maple Leafs. They’re doing it in odd fashion, by loading up on third and fourth liners. After agreeing to a four-year deal with former Leaf Leo … Continue reading

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Rangers re-sign Namestnikov, add defenseman Claesson

Day One of free agency is in the books. It went as expected if you’re a Ranger fan. They didn’t do much. Committed to a rebuild, it appears there will be no quick fixes or overpaid stars coming to Broadway. … Continue reading

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Tavares says goodbye to Islanders, chooses the hometown Maple Leafs

Not everyday you can live a childhood dream pic.twitter.com/YUTKdfMALl — John Tavares (@91Tavares) July 1, 2018 John Tavares is going home. It sounds like it was a difficult decision for him to make. Shortly after Russia pulled a huge upset … Continue reading

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Stastny agrees to sign with Vegas, clarification on O’Reilly

It’s officially Canada Day. Happy Canada Day to all those who celebrate up north. The July 1 frenzy doesn’t officially get started until high noon. However, that doesn’t mean teams haven’t reached agreements with players. The biggest name today is … Continue reading

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Flyers bring back JVR, Tavares still silent as Canada Day hits

The biggest news still hasn’t come yet. It looks like John Tavares will not be accepting the Islanders’ eight-year max contract offer. Midnight is about to hit and still nothing on his decision. Maybe it’s gonna be a wait for … Continue reading

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