July 16, 2008

Dobber Sports



Maxim Mayorov had a strong development camp and has given his notice to his Russian team. He will be able to negotiate a contract with Columbus on August 1. Look for him in junior this season.


The Islanders have re-signed Jeff Tambellini to a two-year contract. With Ted Nolan out of the mix, Tamby will be in the lineup full time this year and should flirt with 40 points.


The Sabres signed Danny Paille to a multi-year deal. 


Luke Decock is reporting that the 'Canes are talking to UFA's Jeff O'Neill and Jeff Taffe. Yes, that Jeff O'Neill. The two want one-way deals, but the 'Canes are willing to give them two-way deals. That's where that is at. 


Terry Murray is reportedly going to be the next coach of the Los Angeles Kings.


The Oilers have signed Zach Stortini and Carl Corazzini.


The Avs have signed Cody McCormick and Brian Willsie.


The Blackhawks have signed Doug Janik and Colin Fraser to deals.


Montreal will host the NHL Entry Draft next year, it was announced yesterday.


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Carolina forward Zach Boychuk had wrist surgery Tuesday. From here forward I am refusing to say "successful" surgery like other media outlets. Because they're always successful at first. They're never deemed "unsuccessful" surgeries. I'm taking a stand! Anyway, the small pivot is ranked 141 on my prospects list, basically because he is several years away. He will need three months to recover.
The Ducks signed Logan MacMillan to a three-year entry-level contract. He is ranked 264 in my Fantasy Prospects List.


Atlanta re-signed Nathan Oystrick, who pretty much needs to make the team this year or he'll be labelled a career minor leaguer. The Thrashers also signed Joey Crabb.


The Coyotes signed Jeff Hoggan and Ryan Lannon as UFA's.


The Sharks have signed Cory Larose and Brendan Buckley as UFA's. They actually signed with Worcester.


The Leafs have re-signed Ben Ondrus, Jaime Sifers and Alex Foster. They also signed UFA Richard Petiot.


The Wild also did a whole lot of housekeeping, signing Danny Irmen (253 on FP List), Corey Locke (120 on FP List), Peter Olvecky and John Scott, as well as UFA's Brandon Rogers and Bryan Lundbolm. The latter two actually signed with Houston.


Former Preds goalie prospect Dov Grumet-Morris has signed to play in Europe next season.
Jeff Jillson has signed to play in the KHL.