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12:10 pm ET

Oliver Ekman-Larsen is going nowhere, according to Craig Morgan, who covers the Arizona Coyotes for azcoyotesinsider.com.

The Coyotes had given ET until 12 noon to trade the defenseman and their captain, who had given the team the deadline that their agent Kevin Epp had told TSN earlier this week.

The clock hit zero and there were no trades, so the Coyotes are keeping Ekman-Larsen, who has no movement and reportedly told the team that he would only do business in the Vancouver Canucks or Boston Bruins.

It’s not really surprising either, based on comments from Arizona General Manager Bill Armstrong on the NHL @TheRink Podcast. Armstrong said he has not felt a single move or there is any pressure on Ekman-Larsen to trade.

12:05 PM ET

The market is open and the Chicago Blackhawks have announced that they are keeping two of their own.

The Blackhawks signed Dominic Kubalik in a Calder Trophy final last season, to extend a two-year contract with a $ 3.7 million salary cap charge. He signed a two-year contract with goalkeeper Malcolm Subban, which carries a cap charge of $ 850,000.

Kubalik scored 46 points (30 goals, 16 assists) last season. He was the fifth rogue to score 30 goals in Blackhawks history.

Subban was 9-7-3 against 3.18 goals. After achieving a save percentage of .90 in 20 games last season, 19 with the Vegas Golden Knights and one with the Blackhawks on 24 February.

The Blackhawks are not going to re-sign two-time Stanley Cup champion goalie Corey Crawford, making him an unrestricted free agent, and appear to have walked into their own goal with Subban, Coleen Delia and Kevin Lankinan Go, hopefully no one emerges as 1.

11:40 pm ET

Twenty minutes until the free-agent market opens and it certainly appears to be one of the first big names that will come off the board is former New York Rangers goalkeeper Henrik Lundkvist, who has to sign with the Washington Capitals have hope.

Lundqvist, who had the final year of a seven-year contract bought by the Rangers, could be an ideal fit for the Capitals to pair up with 23-year-old Russian Ilya Samsonov, who went 16-6-2 with a 2.55 goal. Average and .913 save percentage last season.

Samsonov was injured and did not play in the postseason.

Lundkvist knows that the Capitals are playing well in the same division, staying with the Rangers for the last 15 years. He played in five Stanley Cup playoff series against the Capitals, winning three.

The major effect here is that goalkeeper Brayden Holby will leave Washington as an unrestricted free agent. It is possible that Holby, who is from Saskatchewan, may move to Western Canada to play for the Calgary Flames or Edmonton Ayers.

11:17 pm ET

Paul Stockney is officially traded From the Vegas Golden Knights to the Winnipeg Jets.

Vegas gets defenseman Karl Dahlstrom and a conditional fourth-round pick in the 2022 NHL Draft for the defense.

Stasti fills a hole for the Jets as the No. 2 center behind Mark Sheffeil and his acquisition should cool down, at least for now, with rumors of the trade revolving around forward Patrick Lane.

Stasti, Laine and Nikolaj Ehlers formed a productive line for the Jets at the end of the 2017-18 season and at the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs when the Jets acquired Stastney from the St. Louis Blues on February 26, 2018.

Stasti scored 13 points (four goals, nine assists) in 19 regular-season games and then 15 points (six goals, nine assists) in 17 Stanley Cup playoff games and reached the Western Conference Finals before losing to Vegas to the Jets. helped.

Stasti signed a three-year, $ 19.5 million contract with the Golden Knights on July 1, 2018. In two seasons with Vegas, he scored 80 points (30 goals, 50 assists) in 121 regular season games; He scored 17 points (five goals, 12 assists) in 25 postseason games.

11:10 pm ET

Montreal Canadians have Signed defenseman victor mete A one-year contract of $ 735,000, meaning one of the banned free agents is off the board before 12 noon ET.

Mete scored 11 points (four goals, seven assists) in 51 matches last season. He also tallied two points, both assists in 10 games.

The 22-year-old Mete, a fourth-round pick by the Canadiens (No. 100), scored 31 points (four goals, 27 assists) in 171 games in his first three NHL seasons.

Pierre LeBron of TSN reported that forward Mike Hoffman is expected to become an unrestricted free agent in 50 minutes in other news. Hoffman scored 29 goals last season, the most in all pending UFA.

Some thought Hoffman could sign with the Florida Panthers before the market opened, but it no longer appears to be. The 30-year-old would be an interesting player, especially for any team that lost in the Taylor Hall sweepstakes.

10:45 pm ET

The business has not been officially announced, but TSN’s Darren Dreger will acquire the Winnipeg Jets center Paul stockney From Vegas Golden Knights to defenseman Karl Dahlstrom And the fourth round in the 2022 NHL Draft.

Tweet from @DarrenDreger: Pending a business call, VGK traded Paul Statsney to WPG 4th in 2022 and Karl Dahlstrom.

The Golden Knights will clear Stasti’s $ 6.5 million salary cap charge, but his trade means he has a hole in his back William Carlson.

It is possible that they believe it can be filled Cody Glass. The 21-year-old scored 12 points (five goals, seven assists) in 39 matches this season. He did not play in the postseason.

Golden Knights may also consider Chandler Stephenson With Glass as his No. 3 to be his No. 2 center. Stephenson signed a four-year contract on Wednesday with an annual average value of $ 2.75 million annual salary.

Stephenson acquired him from the Washington Capitals on December 2 after fitting in well with the Golden Knights. He scored 22 points (eight goals, 14 assists) in 20 regular seasons and five in 20 (three goals, two assists). Game players.

Dahlstrom had one assist in 15 matches with the Jets last season. The 25-year-old is 6-foot-4, 231 pounds. Jets may be in the market to replace it.

10:30 AM

As we await news on the possible trade of Paul Stasti for the Winnipeg Jets from the Vegas Golden Knights, we have our first signing of the day.

Zamagus Girganson Signed a three-year, $ 6.6 million contract with the Buffalo Sabers. Its average annual value is $ 2.2 million.

The 26-year-old forward could become an unrestricted free agent at noon ET. Here are all the details.

10 AM ET

We are two hours away from the start of the free-agent frenzy in the NHL and there is already a roar of trade that could have a major impact on the market.

Reports say that the Winnipeg Jets are acquiring center Paul Stastie from the Vegas Golden Knights.

For the Golden Knights, Stasti gets $ 6.5 million on his salary cap, which can be used in many ways.

The most obvious is that they can go after a big ticket free agent. Maybe defenseman Alex pietrangelo Or protector Zucchini krag.

Rumors have surfaced that the Golden Knights are also defensemen Nate Schmidt. If they transfer him and his $ 5.95 million salary cap charge for the next five seasons that opens up a spot and more money to sign Pietrangelo or Krug, the top two UFA defensemen.

The Golden Knights may also try to carry the goalkeeper Marc-Andre Fleury, Which has a $ 7 million cap charge.

For the Jets, this is a no-brainer. He got Stasti in the final year of his contract and for now he should at least kill rumors of the Jets carrying on this trade Patrick line.

Stasti played 19 games with the Jets at the end of the 2017-18 season after acquiring him from the St. Louis Blues. He scored 13 points (four goals, nine assists) while playing on a line with Line. Nikolaj Ehlers. He then went on to score 15 points (six goals, nine assists) in 17 Stanley Cup playoff games, helping the Jets reach the Western Conference Finals before losing to Vegas.

Stastney signed a three-year, $ 19.5 million contract with the Golden Knights on July 1, 2018.

stay tuned. The news will flow in no time and we will do all this here on this blog.

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