The Coyotes signed Keller on Sunday; will make his NHL debut on Monday.
Keller, 18, was the seventh overall pick this summer and is coming off of a fantastic freshman season at Boston University. He led the team with 45 points (21G / 24A) in 31 games and will draw right into the Coyotes lineup on Monday. He is worth a stash in keeper leagues, because he should break camp next fall with the Coyotes.
The Blackhawks have signed forward John Hayden to a two-year contract.
Hayden, 22, was a third round pick (No.74 overall) in 2013 and has signed after wrapping up four years at Yale University. The 6—foot-3, 210 lbs. centre registered 21 goals and 13 assists (34 points) in 33 games—good for second on the team.
The Stars have signed Curtis McKenzie to a one-year extension worth $700K.
This is another one of those expansion draft exposure deals. This signing gives the Stars their two forwards that meet the expansion draft exposure rules—the other is Adam Cracknell. McKenzie has 11 points (4G / 7A) in 43 games this season.
The Ducks have signed Logan Shaw to a one-year deal worth $650K.
Shaw has registered just five points (2G / 3A) in 43 games with the Ducks this season. During his time in the AHL, Shaw has four goals and two assists (six points) in 15 games with Springfield and San Diego.
The Canadiens have signed Chris Terry to a one-year contract extension.
Terry, 27, has registered two goals and two assists (four points) in 14 games with the Canadiens this season. He has spent most of his time with St. John’s (AHL), where he leads the team with 50 points (21G / 29A) in 38 games.
The Flyers have signed Michal Neuvirth to a two-year extension worth $5.0 million ($2.5M AAV).
This is likely another deal that has to with meeting the expansion draft exposure requirements. Neuvirth had a great 2015-16 season, but has struggled this year. The 28-year-old has gone 10-9-1 with a 2.90 GAA and .887 SV% in 24 games and will continue to split the crease with Steve Mason until further notice.
The Blue Jackets have agreed to a one-year, two-way deal with Marc-Andre Bergeron.
Bergeron has been with Cleveland (AHL) where he has registered three goals and six assists (nine points) in 13 games. The 36-year-old defenseman is back in North America after spending the last three years in Switzerland. He was added as blueline depth for a Blue Jackets team with their eyes on the playoffs.
The Blackhawks have signed Michal Rozsival to a one-year contract extension.
In the expansion draft you need to expose one defenseman who have played 40 games this season or 70 games combined in the last two seasons and be under contract next season—that’s what this signing is for. The Blackhawks have signed Rozsival in order to expose him to Las Vegas this summer.
The Blackhawks have signed Jordin Tootoo to a one-year contract extension.
In the expansion draft you need to expose two forwards who have played 40 games this season or 70 games combined in the last two seasons and be under contract next season—that’s what this signing is for. The Blackhawks have signed Tootoo in order to expose him to Las Vegas this summer.
The Senators signed Alex Burrows to a two-year extension worth $5M ($2.5M AAV) with a partial no-trade clause.
Burrows was acquired from the Canucks on Monday and it is believed that the Senators agreed to an extension with him before the trade. Burrows’ better days appear to be behind him, but he has nine goals and 11 assists (20 points) in 55 games this season—that is tied for 11th on the team.
The Red Wings have signed Nick Jensen to a two-year extension worth $1.625M ($812.5K AAV).
Jensen, 26, has impressed the Red Wings since being called up in mid-December. The American-born defenseman has three goals and five assists (eight points) in 27 games with the Red Wings after he had six points (1G / 5A) in 27 games with the Griffins. He is a really strong skater and should be part as the Red Wings’ top-6 next season.
The Senators re-signed Frederik Claesson to a one-year contract extension worth $650K.
Due to injuries, Claesson has dress in a career-high 19 games this season, recording five assists, 11 shots, 21 hits and five blocked shots. Claesson could be a full-time part of the Senators blueline next season.