The Montreal Canadiens have gotten a deal worked out for their big trade addition this offseason.
For a second consecutive offseason, the Montreal Canadiens acquired a young RFA center with first-round pedigree who hadn’t found an opportunity to bust out with his original team. And for a second consecutive offseason, the Habs have signed that player to a four-year extension.
The Colorado Avalanche have signed goaltender Justus Annunen to a one-year contract. Annunen, 23, made two starts with the Avalanche last year, going 1-1-0.
The Colorado Avalanche have signed defenseman Jack Johnson to a one-year contract.
The Florida Panthers announced that the team has agreed to a four-year contract with forward Evan Rodrigues.
Andrew Cogliano’s time in Colorado isn’t up just yet.
The Avalanche have turned the No. 16 pick in the 2019 draft into two additional draft picks plus a defensive prospect after dealing center Alex Newhook to the Canadiens on Tuesday.
It was clear that soon-to-be 31-year-old Ryan Johansen just didn’t fit into the rebuild plans of incoming Nashville Predators general manager Barry Trotz.