The days continue to drag as summer is in full swing. While the news may not be as exciting as last week, here are the stories that made headlines on Tuesday, July 9th.
A Nylander in the NHL has been traded. No, it is not William Nylander, it is his brother Alex Nylander as the Buffalo Sabres traded him to Chicago Blackhawks for Henri Jokiharju. (Chicago Tribune)
Colorado Head Coach Jared Bednar has done such a great job over the past three seasons with the Avalanche that he has agreed to a new two-year contract extension. Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now has more on that. (Colorado Hockey Now)
There was some tragic news coming out of the world of the NHL Tuesday. Greg Johnson, former captain of the Nashville Predators, has passed away at the age of 48. (NHL.com)
Several days after announcing the players who filed for salary arbitration, the NHLPA announced on Tuesday, when those players would have their respective hearings. (NHLPA.com)
It did not take long for one of the players selected in the top five of the NHL Draft to sign his entry-level deal as Kirby Dach agreed to a three-year entry-level deal with the Chicago Blackhawks. (Chicago Sun Times)
Salem, New Hampshire narice Zach Sanford got a nice little raise as he agreed to a new two-year contract with the St. Louis Blues. (St. Louis Post Dispatch)