O’Reilly, Kreider Avoid Arbitration.

The Colorado Avalanche re-signed winger Ryan O’Reilly to a two-year deal worth $6 million annually, while the New York Rangers re-signed forward Chris Kreider to a two-year, $4.95 million contract.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: Both players had arbitration hearings...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 23, 2014

The Rangers avoid arbitration with Mats Zuccarello, the Ducks re-sign Sami Vatanen, the Blues can overcome Vladimir Sobotka’s departure and more.  NEW YORK POST: The Rangers avoided arbitration with Mats Zuccarello, reaching agreement on a one-year, $3.5 million...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 22, 2014

The latest on Thomas Vanek, Ryan O’Reilly, Alexander Ovechkin, Chris Kreider, Antoine Roussel, Tomas Tatar, Al Montoya and more.  STAR-TRIBUNE.COM/THE BUFFALO NEWS: Minnesota Wild forward Thomas Vanek is reportedly a federal witness in an ongoing gambling...

Latest NHL Arbitration News – July 21, 2014

Five interesting upcoming NHL arbitration cases, including Vladimir Sobotka, Ryan O’Reilly and James Reimer.  NHLPA: NHL salary arbitration hearings are set to begin this week in Toronto. Two hearings slated for today are Toronto’s Cody Franson and St....

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 18, 2014

Latest on Brad Richards, Mats Zuccarello, Derick Brassard, Chris Kreider, Steve Mason, Daniel Cleary and more. CSNCHICAGO.COM: Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville has begun mulling his options for new ‘Hawks center Brad Richards. One could be having him center a...

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – July 6, 2014

20 players file for arbitration, Gretzky’s agent denies his client’s involvement with Seattle NHL group, the Blue Jackets re-sign David Savard, while the Sharks appear poised to re-sign Tommy Wingels.  NHLPA.COM: 20 players have filed for salary...