The hockey world continues to play the waiting game in regards to the RFA market as there are still some big names on the board that potentially could get offer sheets. And while the signings have slowed down on the UFA market, fans will want to pay attention to the salary arbitration hearings that start in little over a week. Teams that have plenty of cap room won’t have to worry much about the outcome of the results, it is more of the teams that are close to the cap that you should keep an eye on.
On that note, here are the top stories from July 11:
After being selected second overall at the NHL Draft, Kaapo Kakko and the New York Rangers came to terms on a three-year entry-level contract. (Last Word on Hockey)
Staying on the NHL Draft for a second, the New Jersey Devils are holding their developmental camp this week and number overall pick Jack Hughes is making an impression. (NJ.com)
Bruins fan will remember Alex Burrows for his biting incident in the 2011 Stanley Cup Final, now he will be honored by Vancouver Canucks as he will be put in the team’s Ring of Honor on December 3rd. (Sportsnet)
On the latest edition of the Bruins Chalkboard, we break down why Danton Heinen’s versatility is so valuable to the Boston Bruins. (Boston Hockey Now)
After having the Sebastian Aho offer sheet matched by the Carolina Hurricanes, the Montreal Canadiens re-signed Joel Armia and Artturi Lehkonen to respective two-year contracts on Thursday. (ESPN)
Apparently, Phil Kessel is a superstar after all as according to a report, Arizona Coyotes ticket sales have increased 600 percent since Kessel was traded to the Coyotes from Pittsburgh. (TSN)