Saturday, May 16, 2009

NHL and Hockey Rumors for May 16, 2009

The Washington Capitals have signed forward Anton Gustafsson to a three-year, entry-level contract. Gustafsson was the Caps' 1st round pick in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

The Vancouver Canucks have re-signed forward Steve Bernier to a two-year, $4 million contract.

Brochu's European rumor roundup:

Defenseman Niclas Havelid has left the New Jersey Devils and signed a one year contract with Linkopings HC in Sweden. Source

Carolina Hurricanes forward Jakub Petruzalek forward has signed with Lukko Rauma in Finland.

There are rumors from Russia that New York Rangers forward Nikolai Zherdev could sign with a KHL team. Zherdev is a restricted free agent this summer.

There are rumors from Russia that Washington Capitals forward Viktor Kozlov will be playing with SKA St. Petersburg next season. Source

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