News and notes, July 1, 2009

Here are the morning news. I will post more updates throughout the day especially after 12 pm.

So make sure you check this post. For live updates, you can always check the following: New Jersey Devils' News and NHL News.

steve Begin agrees to 1 year, $850,000 deal with Bruins. TSN - (
Sullivan agrees to 2 year extension with Nashvile. $3.75 per year says TSN. - (
DarrenDreger: 5 years, $4.5 average for Komisarek. - (
DarrenDreger: komisarek to Toronto is done - (
Koistinen headed to South Florida -
Bitz re-ups with Bruins - Boston Globe
Heatley camp still waiting -
Mike Cammalleri The Newest
Jackets Sign D Brent Regner -
DarrenDreger: Leafs will get Exelby and Stuart for Kubina and Stapleton. Leafs have made a strong offer for Komisarek.
Former Otter Rupp signs with Penguins -
Krajicek not leaving Tampa Bay
DarrenDreger: you can take it to the bank now, Cammalleri to Mtl for 5 years is confirmed. :) - (
DarrenDreger: kubina to Atlanta for Exelby about to be completed via trade call. Leafs save 2 mil. - (
Colorado Avalanche Signs David Koci -
Rupp excited to join Stanley Cup champion Penguins - (Fire & Ice)
Oilers continue to court Heatley, but he hasnt waived yet. -
Penguins lose Gill, sign Rupp -
Mike Rupp leaves New Jersey Devils to sign two-year, $1.65 million contract with Pittsburgh Penguins - Star Ledger
Ian Laperriere Signs With Philadelphia Flyers -
DarrenDreger: Cole stays in Carolina for 2 years. 2.8 + 3.0 -
Rupp signs two-year deal with Penguins - (Fire & Ice)
Former New Jersey Devils goalie Scott Clemmensen signs three-year, $3.6 million deal with Florida Panthers - (The Star Ledger)
Carolina Hurricanes re-sign forward Erik Cole to two-year contract - (The Hockey News)
Niedermayer's return is official -
McKenzie: Talks haven't resumed between Leafs, Bruins-
Scott Clemmensen signs with Florida Panthers - (Fire & Ice)
DarrenDreger: Leafs and Bruins are not talking about Kaberle again. Contrary info is floating about. -
Senators also sign St. Pierre - Press & Sun-Bulletin
DarrenDreger: Sources tell TSN 4 years, $15 mil for Khabibulin from Oilers. -
Khabibulin to the Oilers. - tsn
The first addition of Bob -
Boston Globe is reporting Spacek to Mtl. 3 years, $11.5 mil. Ouch! -
Saku Koivu is studying bids -
Joel Ward is faithful to the Predators -
DarrenDreger: Niedermayer says playing for his country was a motivator, but his decision was based on teturning to the NHL. -
DarrenDreger: Niedermayer says knowing his return may influence the Pronger trade was tough, but that's the business of hockey now. -
DarrenDreger: Niedermayer on TSN2 right now. Says leaving Anaheim wasnt ever really considered. -
Lightning re-sign D Krajicek -
Bruins talks back on -
Boucher heads back to Philadelphia -
DarrenDreger: Chris Neil is getting a raise. question is where he will move to get it. - TSN
Greene happy to remain a Devil - (Fire & Ice)
Niedermayer is still a Duck for $ 6 million - rds
Scott Niedermayer is staying in Anaheim. 1 year, 6 mil plus bonuses -
Knuble signs two-year contract with Capitals -
Rangers sign Brashear to two-year deal -
Oilers switch focus to goaltending? -
Gionta still going through offers - (Fire & Ice)
DarrenDreger: Heatley has yet to decide. Oilers are still very much in play.
Ted Nolan Joins Amerks as New VP of Hockey Operations - 13WHAM-TV
Heatley vetoes Oilers trade - Vancouver Sun
Deal? Not this time - Vancouver Sun
Dany Heatley: Cheap and pathetic - Vancouver Sun
Mike Komisarek talking megadeal elsewhere - Newsday
Blues Add Ty Conklin; Two Years at $1.3 Million/Season -
Matt Walker joins the Tampa Bay Lightning
Brashear replaces Orr in New York - RDS
Montador is on the way to Buffalo -
Blackhawks sign Kopecky -
DarrenDreger: Hossa will make $59.3 mil in the first 8 years and $3.5 over final four. - (
Islanders sign Roloson to two-year contract -
DarrenDreger: Roloson tells TSN he wanted a 2 year deal and the Isles were quick to offer. Oilers wouldnt offer a 2nd year.. -
Blackhawks sign Marian Hossa - Chicago Tribune
Blues sign a goalie - (Belleville News Democrat)
Free Agent Update: Flyers Trying to Keep Knuble - Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia
Devils re-sign Andy Greene to two-year deal for $1.475 million - (Fire & Ice)
Andy Greene re-signs with New Jersey Devils for two years, $1.475 million - (The Star Ledger)
Panthers ink Booth to six-year deal - (Sports Network)
St. Louis Blues, defenseman Roman Polak far apart in talks - (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)
Report: Kovalev back with Canadiens - - (
Islanders agree with G Dwayne Roloson - (Newsday)
Hossa off to Windy City - (
Canucks make pitch for Niedermayer - (
Hossa's deal heavily front loaded. 53 mil for the first 7 years of the 12 yr deal. TSN - (
Conklin to Blues, 2 years. TSN - (
Hossa with the Hawks - (
Goaltender Anderson signs with Avalanche - (
Wild star forward Gaborik enters the open market - (
DarrenDreger: Brian Burke is in Europe, believed to be trying to lure Jonas Gustavsson to Toronto. - (
DarrenDreger: Kubina to Atl...not done yet. - (
Andy Greene re-signs with New Jersey Devils - (The Star Ledger)
Canadiens secure Kovalev for 2 years - - (
Devils re-sign Andy Greene - (Fire & Ice)
OFFICIAL: New Jersey Devils Re-Sign Andy Greene - In Lou We Trust
- (In Lou We Trust)
DarrenDreger: TSN reporting Colton Orr has agreed to a 4 year deal with the Leafs. Ja
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DarrenDreger: kovalev extension in Mtl isnt done yet. some say it is. his agent says it isn't. - (
What will the Devils do? We'll soon find out
- (Fire & Ice)
2009 NHL Free Agency: Open Thread for Devils & NHL
- (In Lou We Trust)
DarrenDreger: Ohlund will get 22.5 of the 24.5 in the next 5 years. - (
DarrenDreger: Hossa is close to signing in Chicago...says TSN.
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Sedin twins avoid free agency, agree to five-year contracts with Vancouver - (The Hockey News)
Radek Dvorak remains with the Panthers
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Dany Heatley is moving today
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Earlier Today

Oduya gets new deal - (The Bergen Record)
Devils didn't make qualifying offer to Andy Greene; Walter signed for one year, $500,000
- (Fire & Ice)
Devils acquire center Ben Walter from Islanders - (Fire & Ice)
A look at the top NHL free agents available at noon Wednesday - (The Star Ledger)
Andy Greene didn't receive qualifying offer but could be signed by New Jersey Devils Wednesday; newly-acquired Ben Walter signed - (The Star Ledger)
Minor league center Ben Walter acquired by New Jersey Devils in swap with Islanders for rights to center Tony Romano - (The Star Ledger)
Lou needs to do 'right' thing - (The New York Post)
Jacques, Devs yet to talk - (The New York Post)
Chere: Travis Zajac Qualified, Andy Greene Not Qualified, and Ben Walton Signed - (In Lou We Trust)
OFFICIAL: New Jersey Devils Re-Sign Johnny Oduya - $10.5 million at 3 Years - (In Lou We Trust)
Devils acquire center Ben Walter - (
Cloquet native invited to try out for Olympic hockey team - (Duluth News Tribune)
The Agony And The Ecstasy - (Interchangeable Parts)

SBNAtion NHL Free Agency
Tuesday rumblings: Heatley-to-Oilers deal? Things put on hold - ( )
Jackets start contract talks with Nash - (Yahoo NHL)
Stars re-sign RW Lehtinen to 1-year deal - (Yahoo NHL)
Blackhawks, Bolland agree on 5-year deal - (Yahoo NHL)
Flames open bank for Bouwmeester - (
Rangers/Habs blockbuster trade - (
REPORT: Heatley nixes trade to Oilers - (
The Hockey News Free Agent Tracker - (The Hockey News)
THN Free Agency Preview: Atlantic Division - (The Hockey News)
Calgary Flames beat the clock, sign defenseman Jay Bouwmeester before he hits free agency - (The Star Ledger)
NHL teams can begin signing free agents at noon Wednesday - (The Star Ledger)
Blueshirts ship Gomez to Montreal - (The New York Daily News)
Gomez gone: now Rangers can $hop - (The New York Post)
Scott had to go - (The New York Post)
Gomez was big apple disaster - (The New York Post)
NHL free agent season fireworks start early - (Toronto Star)
Wild look to dive into free agency - (Brownsville Herald)
Zajac's hard work could pay off in free agency - (Dickinson Press)
NHL free agents might feel salary cap squeeze this summer - (USA Today)

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