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Get up to speed on the latest key signings from the NHL's 2017 off-season.

Get up to speed on the latest key signings

Oilers centre Leon Draisaitl (29) signed a long-term contract extension to remain in Edmonton for eight more seasons. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press)

Stay up to date on the latest key signings from the NHL's 2017 off-season by following the tracker below.

Moves and contract terms listed have been announced by teams or reported by reputable media.

All salaries listed are the total for the length of the deal and are in US currency.

October 5

Ottawa Senators:

  • Re-sign D Mark Borowiecki (2 years, $2.4M)

October 4

Minnesota Wild:

  • Sign F Daniel Winnik (1 year, $660K)

Winnipeg Jets:

  • Re-sign F Nikolaj Ehlers (7 years, $42M)

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September 18 

Minnesota Wild: 

  • Re-sign F Mikko Koivu (2 years, $11M)

September 15

Colorado Avalanche:

  • Re-sign D Nikita Zadorov (2 years, $4.3M)

September 14

Minnesota Wild:

  • Sign F Marcus Foligno (4 years, $11.5M)

Boston Bruins:

  • Re-sign F David Pastrnak (6 years, $40M)

Winnipeg Jets:

  • Re-sign F Bryan Little (6 years, $31.75M)

Full story


September 11

New Jersey Devils:

  • Sign D Damon Severson (6 years, $25M)

Full story


September 3

Arizona Coyotes:

  • Re-sign Anthony Duclair (1 year, $1.2M)

September 1

Vancouver Canucks:

  • Sign F Thomas Vanek (1 year, $2M)

Columbus Blue Jackets:

  • Re-sign Alex Wennberg (6 years, $24.9M)

August 27

New Jersey Devils:

  • Sign D Will Butcher Univerity of Denver (2 year, $1.85M)

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August 25

New Jersey Devils:

  • Sign F Drew Stafford (1 year, $800K)

August 21

Anaheim Ducks:

  • Sign D Francois Beauchemin

August 17

Buffalo Sabres:

  • Re-sign F Zemgus Girgensons

August 16

Minnesota Wild:

  • Sign F Matt Cullen (1 year, $1M)

Edmonton Oilers:

  • Re-sign F Leon Draisaitl (8 years, $68M)

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August 1

Minnesota Wild: 

  • Re-sign F Mikeal Granlund (3 years, $17.25M)

Carolina Hurricanes:

  • Re-sign D Brett Pesce (6 years, $24.15M)

July 31

Buffalo Sabres:

  • Sign D Nathan Beaulieu (2 years, $4.8M)

July 30 

Minnesota Wild: 

  • Re-sign F Nino Niederreiter (5 years, $26.25M)

Pittsburgh Penguins: 

  • Re-sign F Conor Sheary (3 years, $9M)

Full story


July 28

Nashville Predators: 

  • Re-sign F Ryan Johansen (8 years, $64M)

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July 26

Boston Bruins:

  • Sign C Ryan Spooner (1 year, $2.825M)

July 25

New Jersey Devils:

  • Re-sign D Mirco Mueller (2 years, $1.7M)

Montreal Canadiens:

  • Sign D Mark Streit (1 year, $700K)

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New York Rangers:

  • Re-sign F Mika Zibanejad (5 years, $26.75M)

Buffalo Sabres:

  • Re-sign G Robin Lehner (1 year, $4M)

July 24

Vancouver Canucks:

  • Re-sign F Reid Boucher (1 years, $687.5K)

New York Islanders:

  • Re-sign D Adam Pelech (4 years, $6.4M)

Nashville Predators:

  • Re-sign F Austin Watson (3 years, $3.3M)

Pittsburgh Penguins:

  • Re-sign D Brian Dumoulin (6 years, $24.6M)

Ottawa Senators:

  • Sign D Johnny Oduya (1 year, $1M)

Winnipeg Jets:

  • Re-sign G Connor Hellebuyck (1 year, $2.25M)

July 22

Nashville Predators: 

  • Re-sign F Viktor Arvidsson (7 years, $29.75M)

Arizona Coyotes:

  • Re-sign F Jordan Martinook (2 years, $3.6M)

July 21

Detroit Red Wings:

  • Re-sign F Tomas Tatar (4 years, $21.2M)

Ottawa Senators:

  • Sign F Ryan Dzingel (2 years, $3.6M)

July 20

St. Louis Blues:

  • Re-sign D Colton Parayko (5 years, $27.5M)

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July 18

Nashville Predators:

  • Re-sign F Pontus Aberg (2 years, $1.3M)

San Jose Sharks:

  • Re-sign F Marcus Sorensen (2 years, $1.4M)

July 17

Ottawa Senators:

  • Re-sign Jean-Gabriel Pageau (3 years, $9.3M)

Full story


July 15

Vegas Golden Knights:

  • Re-sign D Griffin Reinhart (2 years, $1.6M)
  • Re-sign F Brendan Leipsic (2 years, $1.3M)

July 14

Calgary Flames:

  • Re-sign F Curtis Lazar (2 years, $1.9M)

Boston Bruins: 

  • Re-sign G Malcolm Subban (2 years, $1.3M)
  • Re-sign G Zane McIntyre (2 years, $1.3M)

Philadelphia Flyers:

  • Re-sign F Taylor Leier (1 year, TBD)

Chicago Blackhawks:

  • Re-sign D Erik Gustafsson (1 year)

Tampa Bay Lightning:

  • Re-sign F Ondrej Palat (5 years, $26.5M)

July 13

Los Angeles Kings:

  • Re-sign D Kevin Gravel (1 year, $650Gs)

Calgary Flames: 

  • Re-sign F Michael Ferland (2 years, $3.5M) 

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July 12

Vancouver Canucks:

  • Re-sign F Michael Chaput (1 year, $687K)

Winnipeg Jets:

  • Re-sign F Andrew Copp (2 years, $2M)

Carolina Hurricanes:

  • Re-sign D Jaccob Slavin (7 years, $37.1M extension)

July 11

Philadelphia Flyers:

  • Re-sign F Scott Laughton (2 year, $1.925M)

July 8

Tampa Bay Lightning:

  • Re-sign F Tyler Johnson (7 years, $35M)

Dallas Stars:

  • Re-sign C Radek Faksa (3 years, $6.6M)

Edmonton Oilers:

  • Sign D Yohann Auvitu 

Buffalo Sabres:

  • Re-sign Johan Larsson (2 years, $2.95M)

July 7

Edmonton Oilers:

  • Sign F Jussi Jokinen (1 year, $1.1M)

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July 6

Dallas Stars:

  • Re-sign F Brett Ritchie (2 years, $7M)

Florida Panthers:

  • Re-sign D Mark Pysyk (3 years)

Vegas Golden Knights:

  • Sign F Teemu Pulkkinen (1 year, $700K)

Los Angeles Kings:

  • Re-sign F Nick Shore (1 year, $925K)

Washington Capitals:

  • Re-sign G Philipp Grubauer (1 year, $1.5M)

July 5

Tampa Bay Lightning:

  • Re-sign D Jake Dotchin (2 years, $1.625M)

Edmonton Oilers:

  • Re-sign F Connor McDavid (8 years, $100M extension)

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Toronto Maple Leafs:

  • Re-sign F Zach Hyman (4 years, $9M)

Full story


Montreal Canadiens:

  • Re-sign F Alex Galchenyuk (3 years, $14.7M)

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Anaheim Ducks: 

  • Sign G Reto Berra (1 year)

July 4

Vegas Golden Knights:

  • Sign F Oscar Lindberg (2 years, $3.4M)

New York Rangers:

  • Sign F David Desharnais (1 year, $1M)
  • Re-sign F Jesper Fast (3 years, $5.55M)

San Jose Sharks: 

  • Sign F Brandon Bollig (1 year)

Washington Capitals:

  • Re-sign F Andre Burakovsky (2 years, $6M)

Colorado Avalanche:

  • Sign F Nail Yakupov (1 year, $875K)

July 3 

Dallas Stars:

  • Sign F Alexander Radulov (5 years, $31.25M)

Montreal Canadiens:

  • Sign F Ales Hemsky (1 year, $1M)

Washington Capitals:

  • Sign F Devante Smith-Pelly (1 year, $650K)

July 2

San Jose Sharks:

  • Re-sign F Joe Thornton (1 year, $8M)

Washington Capitals:

  • Re-sign F Evgeny Kuznetsov (8 years, $62.4M) 

Toronto Maple Leafs:

  • Sign F Patrick Marleau (3 years, $18.75M)

Full story


Montreal Canadiens:

  • Re-sign G Carey Price (8 years, $84M extension)

Full story


July 1

Vegas Golden Knights:

  • Sign D Brad Hunt (2 years, $1.3M)

Minnesota Wild:

  • Sign D Kyle Quincey (1 year, $1.25M)

Arizona Coyotes:

  • Sign F Nick Cousins (2 years, $2M)
  • Sign D Adam Clendening (1 year, $650K)

Ottawa Senators:

  • Sign F Nate Thompson (2 years, $3.3M)

Boston Bruins:

  • Sign F Kenny Agostino (1 year, $875K)
  • Sign D Paul Postma (1 year, $725K)

Anaheim Ducks:

  • Re-sign D Cam Fowler (8 years, $52M extension)
  • Sign G Ryan Miller (2 years, $4M)
  • Sign F Derek Grant (1 year, $650K)

St. Louis Blues:

  • Sign F Chris Thorburn (2 years, $1.8M)
  • Sign F Oskar Sundqvist (1 year, $675K)
  • Sign F Beau Bennett (1 year, $650K)

Los Angeles Kings:

  • Sign F Mike Cammalleri (1 year, $1M)
  • Sign D Christian Folin (1 year, $850K)
  • Sign G Darcy Kuemper (1year, $650K)

San Jose Sharks:

  • Re-sign D Marc-Edouard Vlasic (8 years, $56M  extension)
  • Re-sign G Martin Jones (6 years, $34.5M extension)

Pittsburgh Penguins:

  • Sign D Matt Hunwick (3 years, $6.75M)
  • Sign G Antti Niemi (1 year, $700K)
  • Sign D Justin Schultz (3 years, $16.5M)
  • Sign C Greg McKegg (1 year, $650K)

New York Rangers:

  • Sign D Kevin Shattenkirk (4 years, $26.6M)
  • Sign G Ondrej Pavelec (1 year, $1.3M)

Nashville Predators:

  • Sign F Nick Bonino (4 years, $16.4M)
  • Sign F Scott Hartnell (1 year, $1M)
  • Sign G Anders Lindback (1 year, $650K)

Buffalo Sabres:

  • Sign G Chad Johnson (1 year, $2.5M)
  • Sign F Benoit Pouliot (1 year, $1.15M)
  • Sign F Seth Griffith (1 year, $650K)
  • Sign D Matt Tennyson (2 years)

Washington Capitals:

  • Re-sign F Brett Connolly (2 years, $3M)

Carolina Hurricanes:

  • Sign F Justin Williams (2 years, $9M)
  • Sign F Josh Jooris (1 year, $775K)

Dallas Stars:

  • Sign F Martin Hanzal (3 years, $14.25M)
  • Sign F Tyler Pitlick (3 years, $3M)
  • Re-sign D Patrik Nemeth (1 year, $945K)
  • Sign F Brian Flynn (1 year)

Tampa Bay Lightning:

  • Sign D Dan Girardi (2 years, $6M)
  • Sign F Chris Kunitz (1 year, $2M)
  • Sign G Michael Leighton (1 year)

Detroit Red Wings:

  • Sign D Trevor Daley (3 years, $9.5M)
  • Sign D Luke Witkowski (2 years)

Vancouver Canucks: 

  • Sign F Sam Gagner (3 years, $9.45M)
  • Sign D Michael Del Zotto (2 years, $6M)
  • Sign G Anders Nilsson (2 years, $5M)
  • Sign F Alexander Burmistrov (1 year, $900K)
  • Re-sign F Anton Rodin (1 year, $700K)
  • Sign D Patrick Wiercioch (1 year, $650K)

Colorado Avalanche:

  • Sign G Jonathan Bernier (1 year, $2.75M)

New Jersey Devils:

  • Sign F Brian Boyle (2 years, $5.1M)

Montreal Canadiens:

  • Sign D Karl Alzner (5 years, $23.1M)
  • Sign F Byron Froese (2 years)
  • Sign F Peter Holland (2 years)
  • Sign D Joe Morrow (1 year)

Winnipeg Jets:

  • Sign D Dmity Kulikov (3 years, $13M)
  • Sign G Steve Mason (2 years, $8.2M)
  • Sign F Michael Sgarbossa (1 year, $650K)

Chicago Blackhawks:

  • Sign F Patrick Sharp (1 year, $1M)
  • Sign G Jean-Francois Berube (2 years, $1.5M)
  • Sign D Jordan Oesterle (2 years, $1.3M)
  • Sign F Tommy Wingels (1 year)
  • Sign F Lance Bouma (1 year)

Philadelphia Flyers:

  • Sign G Brian Elliott (2 years, $5.5M)
  • Re-sign F Mike Vecchione (2 years, $1.8M)

Florida Panthers:

  • Sign F Evgeny Dadonov (3 years)
  • Sign F Radim Vrbata (1 year, $2.5M)
  • Sign F Micheal Haley (2 years)
  • Re-sign D Alex Petrovic (1 year, $1.85M)

Toronto Maple Leafs:

  • Sign D Ron Hainsey (2 years, $6M)
  • Re-sign G Curtis McElhinney (2 years, $1.7M)
  • Re-sign G Garret Sparks (2 years, $1.3M)
  • Sign F Dominic Moore (1 year, $1M)
  • Re-sign C Colin Greening (1 year, $750K)

June 30

Calgary Flames:

  • Re-sign D Michael Stone (3 years, $10.5M)

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Washington Capitals:

  • Re-sign D Dmitry Orlov (6 years, $30.6M)

Full story


June 29

Philadelphia Flyers:

  • Re-sign F Jordan Weal (2 years, $3.5M)

New Jersey Devils:

  • Re-sign G Keith Kinkaid (2 years, $2.5M)

Calgary Flames:

  • Re-sign F Kris Versteeg (1 year, $1.75M)

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St. Louis Blues:

  • Re-sign Magnus Paajarvi (1 year, $800K)

New York Rangers:

  • Re-sign D Brendan Smith (4 years, $17.4M)

June 28

Carolina Hurricanes:

  • Re-sign F Brock McGinn (2 years, $1.775M)
  • Re-sign D Philip Samuelsson (1 year, $650K)

Colorado Avalanche:

  • Re-sign F Sven Andrighetto (2 years)

Ottawa Senators:

  • Re-sign G Mike Condon (3 years, $7.2M)

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Tampa Bay Lightning:

  • Re-sign F Cory Conacher (2 years, $1.3M)
  • Re-sign F Gabriel Dumont (2 years, $1.3M)

Montreal Canadiens:

  • Re-sign F Jacob De La Rose (1 year, $725K)

Boston Bruins:

  • Re-sign F Noel Acciari (2 years, $1.45M)

June 27

Calgary Flames:

  • Agree to deal with F Spencer Foo

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Edmonton Oilers:

  • Re-sign D Eric Gryba (2 years, $1.8M)

Full story


June 26

Washington Capitals:

  • Re-sign F Brett Connolly (2 years, $3M)

Ottawa Senators:

  • Re-sign F Tom Pyatt (2 years, $2.2M)

Full story


Edmonton Oilers:

  • Re-sign F Zack Kassian (3 years, $5.85M)

Full story


Dallas Stars:

  • Re-sign D Esa Lindell (2 years, $4.4M)

Tampa Bay Lightning:

  • Re-sign D Andrej Sustr (1 year, $1.95M)
  • Re-sign F Yanni Gourde (2 years, $2M)

Carolina Hurricanes:

  • Re-sign F Derek Ryan (1 year, $1.425M)

June 25

Anaheim Ducks:

  • Re-sign D Korbinian Holzer (2 years, $1.8M)

June 24

Winnipeg Jets:

  • Re-sign D Ben Chiarot (2 years, $2.8M)

June 23

Anaheim Ducks:

  • Re-sign F Patrick Eaves (3 years, $9.45M)

Washington Capitals:

  • Re-sign F T.J. Oshie (8 years, $46M)

Edmonton Oilers:

  • Re-sign D Kris Russell (4 years, $16M)

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June 21

Vegas Golden Knights:

  • Re-sign F Erik Haula (3 years, $8.25M)
  • Re-sign D Deryk Engelland (1 year, $1M)

​June 19

Tampa Bay Lightning:

  • Re-sign G Peter Budaj (2 years, $2.05M)

June 15

Vancouver Canucks:

  • Re-sign D Erik Gudbranson (1 year, $3.5M)

Full story


Carolina Hurricanes:

  • Re-sign F Teuvo Teravainen (2 years, $5.72M)

Montreal Canadiens: 

  • Re-sign F Jonathan Drouin (6 years, $33M)​

Full story

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