New Jersey Devils reach an agreement with Tomas Tatar
New Jersey Devils: The New Jersey Devils have signed unrestricted free agent striker Tomas Tatar on a two-year contract with an AAV of $ 4.5 million.
New Jersey sign a top six winger who can play with either Jack Hughes or Nico Hischier. Tatar is excellent at even play, having scored 12 power play goals in his last two full seasons with the Montreal Canadiens.
Yegor Sharangovich signs again with the New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils: Yegor Scharangovich is under contract with the New Jersey Devils for two more years, with a cap hit of $ 2 million per season.
Sharangovich made a name for himself early in the season with a game-winning goal in extra time against the Boston Bruins. From there, the young Russian striker scored 16 goals and had 30 points in 54 games.
Sharangovich is a pretty versatile striker who can play on the left wing or in the middle. He will continue to be a restricted free agent after the 2022-23 season.
Dante Fabbro avoids arbitration with Nashville
NHL.com: Dante Fabbro signs a new deal with the Nashville Predators that pays him $ 4.8 million over two years ($ 2.4 million AAV).
Fabbro scored two goals and ten assists for Nashville in 40 games last season. He didn’t play in the playoffs. The defender avoided a hearing scheduled for Aug. 20 and will be a restricted free agent again by the end of the 2022-23 season.
Zach Aston-Reese and Pittsburgh Penguins agree on a one-year deal
NHL.com: Pittsburgh and Zach Aston-Reese have agreed on a two-year contract for the defender.
The deal is valued at $ 1.725 million for the 2021-22 campaign.
Aston-Reese, only 26 years old, had a significant defensive effect for the Penguins throughout the season, scoring nine goals and 15 points in 45 games.
Despite his 67.8% use of the defensive zone, Aston-Reese was one of the better defensive strikers for Pittsburgh. He will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of next season.
Will Borgen agrees to a two-year pact with Seattle Kraken
Seattle Kraken: Will Borgen was picked by the Seattle Kraken via the expansion draft from the Buffalo Sabers. The defender was given a two-year contract on Thursday.
Borgen receives a small raise that will earn him $ 900,000 for each of the next two seasons. The defender saw plenty of time on penalties, something Seattle’s Cammi Granato noticed immediately. He provides depth and ground pairing assistance to the Kraken’s defensive corps.
Could Conor Timmins get a new deal anytime soon?
Craig Morgan: Conor Timmins, recently acquired by the Arizona Coyotes, is a 10.2 (c) player. He has no rights as an RFA and can only sign with the team that owns his rights. There are rumors that Timmins and Arizona have had preliminary talks about a contract.