Your Minnesota Wild signed some depth players over the weekend as NHL Free Agency opened up on Saturday.
“On the first day of free agency Saturday, the Wild signed seven players to replenish the lost depth of recent weeks.”
“Kuemper had spent his entire career with the Wild, who drafted him in the sixth round in 2009.”
Off the Trail
“Carey Price couldn't imagine wearing anything but a Canadiens uniform, while Patrick Marleau agonized about trading in his Sharks jersey for a Maple Leafs one.”
“These are among the lessons learned on NHL Free Agent Day 2017, which saw more hometown discounts than home run contracts.”
The New Jersey Devils are short a few extra draft picks while the Washington Capitals grab a little much needed cap space.
“A pair of franchise cornerstones were locked up on huge contracts during the span of a week when the Montreal Canadiens and Edmonton Oilers inked Carey Price and Connor McDavid, respectively, to massive extensions.”