The Oilers have signed Nail Yakupov to a two-year, $5 million contract extension.
Yakupov, 21, had a terrible start to the season, posting just 12 points (5G / 7A) in 50 games in the first four months of the season, but finished relatively strong, collecting nine goals and 12 assists (21 points) in the final 31 games. Yakupov was pending restricted free agent this summer, but is now locked up through the 2016-17 season.
The Panthers re-signed Jaromir Jagr to a one-year contract extension on Sunday.
Jagr, 43, was acquired from New Jersey via trade on February 26th. In 20 games with the Panthers he tallied six goals and 12 assists (18 points). He looked much better in the Sunshine State than he did in New Jersey, so he will come back for his 21st NHL season in 2015-16.
The Predators have signed Steve Moses to a one-year, $1 million contract.
Moses, 25, dominated the KHL this season, scoring 36 goals and 21 assists (57 points) in 60 games. He is not eligible to play until next season, but should be a useful asset for the Predators next season.
The Kings have signed Tanner Pearson to a two-year, $2.8 million contract extension.
Pearson, 21, was set to become a restricted free agent at the end of the season, bus is now signed through the 2016-17 season. Pearson has been out since January 10th because of a broken ankle, but has 12 goals and four assists (16 points) in 42 games this season.
The Oilers have signed Anton Lander to a two-year, $1.97 million contract extension.
Lander has registered six goals and 11 assists (17 points) in 33 games with the Oilers this season. Lander was set to become a restricted free agent at the end of the season, but is now signed through the 2016-17 season.
The Blackhawks signed Mike Paliotta to a two-year contract on Thursday.
Paliotta, 21, was a third-round pick of the Blackhawks (70th overall) in 2011. The 6-foot-3, 201 lbs. defenseman had 36 points (9G / 27A) in 41 games at the University of Vermont this season. He really added a new-level of offence to his game this season and is expected to report to the Blackhawks.
The Blackhawks signed Kyle Baun to a two-year contract on Thursday.
Baun, 22, had 14 goals and 15 assists (29 points) in 38 games at Colgate University this season. In three years at Colgate the 6-foot-2, 204 lbs. forward amassed 39 goals and 40 assists (79 points) in 113 games. He is expected to report to the Blackhawks, but is not eligible for the playoffs.
The Jets have signed Andrew Copp to a three-year entry-level contract.
Copp, 20, was a fourth round pick (104th overall) of the Jets in 2013. Copp scored 14 goals and 17 assists (31 points) in 36 games at the University of Michigan (NCAA) this season. He is expected to report to the Jets.