Correction below – Filpulla's deal was for five years, not three as I originally wrote.
The Sens have signed Antoine Vermette to a two-year deal worth $5.525 million
In a funny slap in the face to Leafs management, Scotty Bowman will be a Senior Advisor, Hockey Operations for the Chicago Blackhawks. His son Stan is the assistant general manager for hockey operations.
Petr Nedved apparently has an invite to the Rangers training camp and he intends to go, saying that he will settle for fourth-line minutes if need be. Thanks to fzusher in the forum for digging this up.
Ilves.com reports that Geoff Platt has signed to play in Finland next season. Thanks to fzusher again for this.
Carolina has signed prospect Drayson Bowman to a three-year entry-level deal. Surprisingly, it was for a little under the max – considering that he is their best offensive prospect in their system. He probably will not make the team this year, but in 2009 it is a possibility. He is ranked 43rd on my fantasy prospects list.
The Jackets signed Pascal Leclaire to a three-year deal worth $11.4 million
The Wings have signed Valtteri Filppula to a five-year, $15 million contract. He should play with Hossa this season.
Nashville is reportedly interested in Mark Parrish.
Mike Van Ryn claims that his wrists are better than ever and that he is recovered from his … four wrist surgeries (three on his right).
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