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Swedish forward Andreas Johnsson accepts qualifying offer from Maple Leafs

Swedish forward Andreas Johnsson accepts qualifying offer from Maple Leafs

TORONTO — Andreas Johnsson has inked a new deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The forward accepted his qualifying offer on Friday. It is a one-year, two-way contract with an NHL salary of US$787,500.
Montreal Canadiens sign forward Joel Armia to one-year contract

Montreal Canadiens sign forward Joel Armia to one-year contract

MONTREAL — Forward Joel Armia has signed a one-year contract with the Montreal Canadiens. The contract pays the 25-year-old Finn US$1.85 million. Armia was acquired in a trade with the Winnipeg Jets on June 30.
Carolina Hurricanes reach deals with Wallmark, McKegg

Carolina Hurricanes reach deals with Wallmark, McKegg

RALEIGH, N.C. — The Carolina Hurricanes have agreed to deals with forwards Lucas Wallmark and Greg McKegg. The deal with Wallmark is a two-year contract.
Blackhawks unload Hossa's contract in trade with Coyotes

Blackhawks unload Hossa's contract in trade with Coyotes

CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks traded Marian Hossa and Vinnie Hinostroza to the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday, parting with a promising young forward in order to clear out a troublesome contract.
Ekman-Larsson poised to lead Coyotes into the future

Ekman-Larsson poised to lead Coyotes into the future

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Arizona defenceman Oliver Ekman-Larsson knew the desert was where he wanted to stay, yet consulted with former Coyotes captain Shane Doan before signing a long-term extension.
New York Rangers re-sign enforcer Cody McLeod

New York Rangers re-sign enforcer Cody McLeod

NEW YORK — The New York Rangers have re-signed enforcer Cody McLeod. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the one-year deal on Thursday. The 34-year-old McLeod was claimed by the Rangers off waivers in late January and played in 25 games.
Jets sign star goaltender Hellebuyck to six-year contract worth $37 million

Jets sign star goaltender Hellebuyck to six-year contract worth $37 million

WINNIPEG — Connor Hellebuyck is cashing in after a breakout season that saw him emerge as one of the top goaltenders in the NHL.
Leafs' centre Kadri fine with potential demotion following addition of Tavares

Leafs' centre Kadri fine with potential demotion following addition of Tavares

OAKVILLE, Ont. — Nazem Kadri has always seen himself as a No. 1 centre, but he'd have no problem being No. 3 on the Toronto Maple Leafs' depth chart this season after the addition of John Tavares.
Red Wings agree with Mantha on 2-year, $6.6 million contract

Red Wings agree with Mantha on 2-year, $6.6 million contract

DETROIT — The Detroit Red Wings have agreed to a two-year, $6.6 million contract with Anthony Mantha.
Maple Leafs sign forward Frederik Gauthier to two-year, two-way contract

Maple Leafs sign forward Frederik Gauthier to two-year, two-way contract

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Frederik Gauthier to a two-year, two-way contract. The NHL salary of the contract carries an average annual value of US$675,000.