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Stars sign defenseman Nemeth to two-year contract

Wednesday, 06.17.2015 / 3:36 PM / News

Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed defenseman Patrik Nemeth to a two-year contract extension. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Nemeth, 23, recorded three assists (0-3-3), six penalty minutes and 16 shots on goal in 22 games with Dallas during the 2014-15 campaign. The defenseman missed 52 games after suffering an arm laceration on Oct. 18 vs. Philadelphia. The Stars were 14-6-2 in games in which he played.

Defenseman Reilly will not sign with Blue Jackets

Wednesday, 06.17.2015 / 2:35 PM / News

Defenseman Mike Reilly will not sign with the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Blue Jackets announced Wednesday.

Columbus drafted Reilly, 21, in the fourth round (No. 98) of the 2011 NHL Draft. He withdrew from the University of Minnesota in the spring with the intention of starting his professional career. Columbus held his rights until June 15, after which he became an unrestricted free agent.

"He exercised his right in the [Collective Bargaining Agreement] to talk to other teams," Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen told the Blue Jackets website. "He narrowed his list down to two or three teams and we're not one of them. We did everything we could, but we have to make other plans now. He was a good prospect for us, but we have to move forward. … This was something that we were waiting for. This effects the decisions we make from this point on [in the offseason], and now we have to make other decisions accordingly."

Sabres add Mair, Barch to development staff

Wednesday, 06.17.2015 / 2:16 PM / News

The Buffalo Sabres today announced that the team has hired Adam Mair and Krys Barch as player development coaches.

A former Sabres forward, Mair rejoins the organization after spending the last 18 months as a coach with the Academy of Hockey at HARBORCENTER, where he was responsible for educating aspiring hockey players and coaches both on and off the ice through clinics, on-ice instruction and classroom teaching. Before joining the Academy of Hockey staff, Mair began his coaching career in 2012-13 as director of player development for Canisius College.

Chelios added to U.S. coaching staff for 2016 WJC

Wednesday, 06.17.2015 / 11:49 AM / News

Hockey Hall of Fame member Chris Chelios on Wednesday was named by USA Hockey as one of three assistant coaches for the 2016 United States National Junior Team that will complete in the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship in Helsinki, Finland.

Chelios will be joined by Danton Cole and Kevin Reiter. Ron Wilson was named head coach June 4.

It's the first time Chelios, an advisor to hockey operations for the Detroit Red Wings, will be on a WJC coaching staff. He has played a big role developing and mentoring the Red Wings' top prospects during the past five years.

Jets agree to terms with forward Peluso

Wednesday, 06.17.2015 / 10:17 AM / News

The Winnipeg Jets are pleased to announce they have agreed to terms with restricted free agent forward Anthony Peluso on a new two-year contract worth an AAV of $675,000.

Peluso, 26, completed his third season with the Jets appearing in 49 games, registering one goal and one assist to go along with 86 penalty minutes. Peluso was acquired off waivers by the Jets on January 6, 2012.

Devils name Nasreddine, Ward assistant coaches

Wednesday, 06.17.2015 / 10:02 AM / News

Newark, NJ – The New Jersey Devils today named Geoff Ward and Alain Nasreddine as assistant coaches. They will join Head Coach John Hynes on the team's staff. The announcement was made by Devils' General Manager Ray Shero.

"I welcome Geoff Ward and Alain Nasreddine to the Devils' organization, and look forward to working with both of them," said Shero. "John Hynes and I both feel that these are the ideal individuals to help develop and work with our players on all levels."

Capitals sign D-man Schmidt to two-year contract

Wednesday, 06.17.2015 / 9:54 AM / News

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Nate Schmidt to a two-year, one-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Schmidt will earn $750,000 during the 2015-16 season and $875,000 in 2016-17.

Schmidt, 23, registered four points (one goal, three assists) in a career-high 39 games with the Capitals last season. The St. Cloud, Minn., native made his NHL debut in 2013-14 and earned six points (two goals, four assists) in 29 games. Schmidt registered his first NHL point with an assist at Calgary on Oct. 26, 2013, and scored his first NHL goal on Dec. 7, 2013, against Nashville. In 68 career NHL games, Schmidt has registered 10 points (three goals, seven assists) and 16 penalty minutes.

Rangers' McDonagh won't need surgery: report

Tuesday, 06.16.2015 / 7:33 PM / News

New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh was told by doctors Monday he will not need surgery on his broken right foot, the (N.Y.) Daily News reported.

McDonagh was wearing a walking boot while being honored at the Burke Rehabilitation Center's Centennial dinner in New York on Tuesday, but doctors have told him his bone is healing fine. He is expected to wear the boot for another 1-2 weeks.

"We contemplated [surgery] and we thought the best route was the bones were lined up enough, they said it was an acceptable alignment, I guess, where they didn't need to do surgery," McDonagh said, according to the Daily News. "So that was a crucial part of these last two weeks to make sure the [bones] stayed forming straight I guess, and I obviously have to continue to be cautious for another week or two and hopefully get going."

Penguins name Martin special assistant to coach

Tuesday, 06.16.2015 / 2:27 PM / News

The Pens will have a new "eye in the sky" for the 2015-16 season.

Jacques Martin, 62, will join head coach Mike Johnston's staff under the new title of special assistant to the head coach. His primary role will be to analyze games from the media level and provide instant observations to Johnston and his staff.

"I'm really looking forward to it," Martin said. "I have a good relationship with the coaching staff and management. Being closer to the team and provide feedback, use my experience from over the years, just giving them another opinion."

Martin was already a key asset to the coaching staff from a scouting and advisory perspective this past season. Martin pre-scouted opponents for the Penguins during the regular and postseasons to note tendencies, strengths and weaknesses. He provided these reports to the Pens’ coaches based on two facets.

To read more from the Penguins website, CLICK HERE.

Canadiens, Mitchell agree to terms on contract

Monday, 06.15.2015 / 7:03 PM / News

MONTREALMontreal Canadiens general manager Marc Bergevin announced Monday that the team has agreed to terms on a three-year contract with forward Torrey Mitchell (2015/16 to 2017/18).

"We are very pleased to have come to terms on a multi-year agreement with Torrey Mitchell. Torrey is a versatile player who has a great deal of speed and experience. He was an excellent addition to our group of forwards last season, and offered a solid performance during the playoffs" said general manager Marc Bergevin.

Mitchell, 30, recorded 14 points (6 goals and 8 assists) in 65 regular season games with the Buffalo Sabres and the Canadiens in 2014-15, averaging 14:11 minutes of ice time per game. He scored two game-winners and was assessed 34 penalty minutes. He also played in the Canadiens' 12 playoff games, recording five points (1 goal, 4 assists).

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