Geez, I have lots of moves to catch up on. Had to work through all the fun at the 2011 draft. But for now, there's lots going on today in the league, so let's get right to it:
- BIG CANUCKS NEWS!!!!!!! From TSN1050Radio: "Maxim Lapierre has signed a 2-year, $2M contract with the #Canucks."
- The Flyers have traded Darroll Powell to the Wild for a 2012 draft pick.
- The Blackhawks traded the negotiation rights of Tomas Kopecky to the Panthers for conditional draft picks.
- Tyler Kennedy didn't get a qualifying offer from the Penguins, so he'll become a UFA.
Also becoming a UFA is Jake Dowell.
- Pierre McGuire officially leaves TSN for Versus.
According to several sources, prospective owner Matthew Hulsizer has walked away from buying the Coyotes.
- GM Wendell Young of the Chicago Wolves discusses his decision of choosing the Canucks as their new affiliate.
- NHL.com looks at the top UFA forwards, defensemen and goalies. Anyone peak your interest? (Warning: these were all posted yesterday, before the QO frenzy.)