Category Archives: July 1 Frenzy

Okposo believes Sabres can win Stanley Cup

A big reason Kyle Okposo signed with Buffalo is he believes they can get to the Stanley Cup quicker than the Islanders. Continue reading

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Rangers sign Clendening and Paliotta, Rookie Camp ends

On a day they added depth for the fourth line, the Rangers signed two minor league defensemen. Rookie camp concludes. Jeff Beukeboom is the new assistant coach. First look at projected lines. Continue reading

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Shero stays busy signing five players on UFA day

While signing a depth defenseman and a fourth-line forward doesn’t sound like much activity amidst all the frenzy of July 1, it was nonetheless part of an important day for the Devils as they signed five players to contracts and … Continue reading

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Rangers lose Stalberg, sign Grabner

In what amounted to a quiet and expected Canada Day, the Rangers added Michael Grabner after losing Viktor Stalberg. Continue reading

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Islanders say goodbye to Okposo, sign Ladd and Chimera on hectic Canada Day

The July 1 free agent frenzy has begun. For the Islanders, it’ll be a different look this Fall. After bidding adieu to Kyle Okposo, they reached agreement on a seven-year deal worth a reported $38.5 million with unrestricted free agent … Continue reading

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With Blues showing Tarasenko the money, Rangers must change philosophy

The Blues gave Vladimir Tarasenko a big long-term deal. It’s time for #NYR to do same with Stepan and Kreider to avoid future headaches. Continue reading

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Uneventful Canada Day For Rangers

Not much to write home about for #NYR on Day 1 of the frenzy. Continue reading

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July 1 FA Frenzy: Pens big winners landing Kessel

It was a Happy Canada Day for the #Pens who landed Phil Kessel from the rebuilding #Leafs. Continue reading

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Islanders re-sign Anders Lee

In a good move to start the offseason, the Islanders re-signed forward Anders Lee to a four-year deal worth $3.75 million-per-season. A former 2009 sixth round pick who turns 25 on July 3, Lee had a good rookie year tallying … Continue reading

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July 1 Frenzy: Blue Jackets acquire Saad from Blackhawks

With the July 1 frenzy on deck, the Blue Jackets and Blackhawks made big news earlier today. Columbus acquired forward Brandon Saad from Chicago in exchange for Artem Anisimov and Marko Dano as part of a seven player blockbuster deal. … Continue reading

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