Gardiner turned down a Canadiens offer early in the offseason
Devils lock up Zacha for three years
Puck Pedia: After the Zacha signing, with a 24-man roster the Devils have $4.67 million in salary cap space.
Zacha re-signs with NJD for 3 yrs at $2.25 mil AAV.
He was buried in shot share last year (as many of his teammates were), contributed a negative WAR value, didn’t facilitate offense, and overproduced his xG.https://t.co/OqgB8erZWZ pic.twitter.com/wMYBcGRO2d
— Sean Tierney (@ChartingHockey) September 10, 2019
Bergeron dealing with a groin issue
NHL Fantasy on Ice: Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron is dealing with a bit of a groin issue and could limit him during their training camp. He said that he’ll “definitely” be ready for the start of the regular season.
Dobson could make the Islanders
Brian Compton: The New York Islanders have depth on the blue line but coach Barry Trotz said that Noah Dobson does have a shot at making the team: “If he’s ready, and the organization feels he’s ready, you have assets and you have to just figure out where that goes.”
Beleskey may not even make it to the Rangers camp
Matthews on the report saying he would leave in five years
“It’s a little bit disappointing … I think it’s just August, there was nothing going on, why not just spark up a controversy. How better to do that than to talk about the Toronto Maple Leafs.”