Latest contract signings, the Ducks part ways with Koivu, Hiller and Winnik, the Hurricanes hire a new coach, the Bruins need to hire a new assistant coach, and more.
DENVER POST: The Colorado Avalanche have re-signed forward Jamie McGinn to a two-year, $5.9 million contract.
TBO.COM: The Tampa Bay Lightning re-signed forward Alex Killorn to a tw0-year, $5.1 million contract.
DETROIT NEWS: The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed goaltender Jonas Gustavsson to a one-year deal slightly more than $1.5 million.
LOS ANGELES TIMES: The Anaheim Ducks won’t be offering new contracts to pending UFAs Saku Koivu, Jonas Hiller and Daniel Winnik. Koivu reportedly remains undecided if he’ll return to the NHL next season or retire.
NHL.COM: The Carolina Hurricanes have hired former Detroit Red Wings assistant coach Bill Peters as their new head coach.
BOSTON HERALD: Bruins assistant coach Geoff Ward has re-signed to become head coach of Germany’s Mannheim Eagles.
SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS: Tim Kawakami suggests the Sharks franchise is starting to have a nervous breakdown.
THE HOCKEY NEWS: Brian Costello speculates Dominik Hasek, Peter Forsberg and Mike Modano will be inducted this year into the Hockey Hall of Fame.