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Storm Advisory 7/2/19: NHL News, Links, and Daily Roundup

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Aho’s offer sheet gets all the attention, but other important business was done yesterday.

Jamie Kellner

Yesterday’s News Today

Ok, everyone breathe. July 1st, also known as the first day of NHL free agency, has come and gone. Some familiar faces will return, others have moved on. A quick recap of where things stand.

Returning for sure: Petr Mrazek (signed a 2 year, $6.25m extension), Brock McGinn (pending arbitration which will result in a minimum 1 year extension in Carolina), the Fox Sports Carolinas crew (John Forslund and Tripp Tracy signed 1 year extensions, and Mike Maniscalco returns as well)

Almost certainly returning: Sebastian Aho (see above - and below)

Gone:

Still To Be Determined: Justin Williams, Michael Ferland, Saku Maenalanen, Haydn Fleury, Clark Bishop, Gustav Forsling, Anton Forsberg, Trevor Carrick, Roland McKeown

Reading Assignments

  • Rangers secure Artemi Panarin with massive contract. [CBS Sports]
  • Habs try to get Canes’ Aho via rare offer sheet. [ESPN]
  • Marner has Maple Leafs ready after Aho gets offer sheet. [NHL.com]
  • Blue Jackets breakup, Aho offer sheet highlight free agency. [Yahoo Sports]
  • Winners and losers of the first day of NHL free agency. [ESPN]
  • Maple Leafs score big with Tyson Barrie trade, send Nazem Kadri to Avalanche. [CBS Sports]