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Top takeaways from a $500 million first day of free agency
Goalie carousel superlatives, fallout from Dougie Hamilton's deal, buzz on where the Jack Eichel derby goes next, and much more.[read more]

NHL free agency grades: Why Danault addition is wise for the Kings
We offer our takes on players' fits with their new teams, the terms of each deal and overall grades for each new contract.[read more]

NHL free agency live updates: Signings, analysis, grades and buzz
Our updated tracker featuring a list of every player signed, along with analysis on the biggest deals and buzz on what could happen next.[read more]

Trade grades: Fleury trade a calculated insult by Vegas
The face of the Golden Knights' franchise was traded to the Blackhawks -- and apparently found out about it first on social media.[read more]

Trade grades: Can Evgenii Dadonov juice Vegas' goal scoring?
The scoring winger comes over from Ottawa, hoping to bolster an offense that diminished in the playoffs. Here are grades for both GMs.[read more]

Grading the Kuemper trade: Avs get their goalie, at a steep cost
Colorado sent defenseman Conor Timmins and two draft picks to Arizona. We grade both GMs on the swap.[read more]

Source: Avs get goalie Kuemper, pay steep price
The Avalanche paid a hefty price to acquire goaltender Darcy Kuemper from the Coyotes after failing to come to terms with their free-agent starter Philipp Grubauer.[read more]

Hurricanes sign controversial veteran DeAngelo
Controversial free-agent Tony DeAngelo, 25, the veteran defenseman seven months removed from his tumultuous exit from the New York Rangers, agreed to a one-year, $1 million deal with the Carolina Hurricanes Wednesday.[read more]

Getzlaf reaches one-year deal to return to Ducks
Ryan Getzlaf has agreed to terms on a one-year contract to remain with the Anaheim Ducks.[read more]

Kraken sign Vezina finalist Grubauer to 6-yr deal
Former Avs goalie Philipp Grubauer signed a six-year deal worth $5.9 million annually with the Kraken on Wednesday, adding to Seattle's surplus of goalies.[read more]