As the NHL is in the midst of free agency, today is the day that general managers around the league can start talking to restricted free agents and boy are there some big names out there that include Mitch Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Patrik Laine of the Winnipeg Jets, and Brayden Point of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Will this finally be the year, that one team steps up to the plate and gives one of the top level RFAs an offer sheet? Here is the news that made headlines for Wednesday June 26th.
In the midst of all the free agency frenzy, a couple of days after releasing the home openers, the NHL released the full schedule on Tuesday June 25th and the Bruins will open the season on a four game road trip. Here is the Bruins full 2019-20 schedule. (Boston Hockey Now)
The Hockey Hall of Fame will be getting six new members as the Class of 2019 was announced on Tuesday June 25th, and leading the way is legendary women’s hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser. (TSN)
Two of the six members in this years class for the Hockey Hall of Fame are Penguins GM Jim Rutherford and Boston College Head Coach Jerry York as they will be inducted in the Builders Category. (Pittsburgh Hockey Now)
The Colorado Avalanche are looking go to deep sea fishing during free agency this off-season and in order to do the Avalanche traded Carl Soderberg to Arizona for Kevin Connauton and Arizona’s third-round pick in 2020. (Colorado Hockey Now)
The Bruins confirmed a report on Tuesday which was first reported by Frank Seravalli of TSN and David Pagnotta of the Fourth Period on Monday that the team re-signed defenseman Steven Kampfer to a new two year deal. (Boston Hockey Now)
The Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues have removed the interim tag from Craig Berube as the team has extended the head coach for another three years. (St. Louis Dispatch)
With Bruins Developmental Camp starting on Wednesday, the team announced the roster and schedule for this year’s camp as all on-ice sessions will be open to the public and the media. (Boston Hockey Now)