Senators Re-sign Michalek, Islanders Sign Johnson.

The Ottawa Senators have re-signed Milan Michalek to a three-year deal worth $4 million annually, while the NY Islanders have signed goalie Chad Johnson.   SPECTOR’S NOTE: Michalek took a pay cut to stay with the Senators. Johnson gets two years at $1.3 million...

NHL Canadian Corner – June 28, 2014

Reaction to the Ryan Kesler trade, the first-round draft picks of the the other Canadian clubs, and an update on Senators winger Milan Michalek. VANCOUVER PROVINCE: Jason Botchford and Tony Gallagher weren’t impressed with the return the Vancouver Canucks...

NHL Evening Rumor Mill – June 25, 2014

The latest on Jason Spezza, Ryan Miller, Dan Boyle, Dave Bolland, Milan Michalek, Josh Bailey and more.  TSN.CA’s Bob McKenzie reports via Twitter: “Jason Spezza trade talk heating up. OTT in conversation with 4 teams, three in the West and one in the...

NHL Canadian Corner – June 20, 2014

The latest on the Senators and Jets, the Maple Leafs “to-do” list, Canucks shopping Schroeder, the Canadiens willing to move up in the draft, and Tyler Wotherspoon hopes to crack the Flames blueline. OTTAWA SUN: Bruce Garrioch reports the Senators scouting...

NHL Blog Beat – June 18, 2014

Analysis of the Kings, Justin Williams, Rick Nash, Milan Michalek and more in today’s collection of hockey blogging goodness. GRANTLAND: Sean McIndoe wraps up the Stanley Cup Final by examining the odds stacked against the LA Kings winning the championship this...

NHL Canadian Corner – June 18, 2014

Canucks to buy out David Booth, Canadiens re-sign Dale Weise, Senators talk contract with Milan Michalek, Flames seek a goaltending coach and an update regarding two key Hockey Night in Canada personnel.  VANCOUVER PROVINCE: The Canucks yesterday placed winger David...