Thursday, August 20, 2009

Hockey and NHL rumors for Aug 21, 2009

According to the Star Tribune, free agent forward Alex Tanguay is considering an offer from the Minnesota Wild. "Alex has been on the phone with Chuck and I've been on the phone with Chuck," Tanguay's agent Ritch Winter said. "We're working on some other teams, too. We're just doing as much homework as we can to help Alex make an informed decision." Brochu's take: Won't someone please sign Alex Tanguay? It's strange that no one has signed him yet. Source

The Nashville Predators have signed forward Marcel Goc to a one-year, two-way contract.

The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Stephane Yelle to a one-year, $550,000 contract.

The Buffalo Sabres have signed forward Jeff Cowan to a one-year contract.

The Anaheim Ducks have signed defenseman Brett Festerling to a two-year, $1 million deal.

The New York Islanders have signed goalie Nathan Lawson to a one-year deal.

Brochu's European rumor roundup:

The Ottawa Senators have signed goalie Andy Chiodo to a one-year deal. Chiodo spent last season with Dynamo Minsk in the KHL.

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