The New York Islanders have signed 2009 NHL Entry Draft no.1 overall pick John Tavares to a 3-year, entry-level contract. Brochu's take: The hockey world will be watching.
The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Tom Kostopoulos to a 3-year, $2.75 million contract. The Canes also signed defenseman Andrew Alberts to a 2-year, $2.1 million deal.
The Montreal Canadiens have re-signed forward Guillame Latendresse to a one-year, $803,000 contract. They have also re-signed defenseman Shawn Belle to a one-year deal.
The San Jose Sharks have signed forward Scott Nichol to a one-year deal.
The Buffalo Sabres have re-signed forward Patrick Kaleta to a one-year contract.
The Phoenix Coyotes have signed forward Lauri Korpikoski to a 2-year contract.
The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Eric Fehr to a 1 year contract worth around $775, 000. The Caps have also re-signed defensemen Shaone Morrisonn and Chris Bourque to one-year contracts. Forward Steve Pinizzotto, meantime, has signed a two-year, two-way contract. Forward Kyle Wilson has also signed a one-year deal.