2014 NHL Signings/Early Departures
Western Michigan alum Jordan Oesterle Surprising at Edmonton Oilers Training Camps
Western Michigan's Jordan Oesterle wasn't a well-known name when he signed a free agent contract with the Edmonton Oilers this past summer, but so far, he's been extremely impressive at the Oilers training camp, and working his way towards earning a spot on an NHL roster. Edmonton Journal columnist Jim Matheson talks about what has made Oesterle so successful.
Western Michigan's Chase Balisy Signs with St. John's(AHL)
ROSTER MOVE: The IceCaps have signed F Chase Balisy to an AHL contract. READ MORE--> http://t.co/k160HcdlTC pic.twitter.com/1zotDyxYAX— St. John's IceCaps (@IceCapsAHL) August 28, 2014
After Nashville chose not to sign him, Chase Balisy signed an AHL deal with St. John's.
Kevin Hayes Signs with New York Rangers
After becoming a free agent last week, Boston College's Kevin Hayes chose to sign with the New York Rangers.
Sonny Milano to Sign with Columbus Blue Jackets
Sonny Milano will forgo college hockey to sign a contract with the Columbus Blue Jackets.
BGSU's Freibergs Signs AHL Deal, Per Reports
Reports out of Latvia say that Bowling Green's Ralfs Freibergs has signed an AHL contract.
Sam Brittain Signs with Florida Panthers
After a strong senior season, Brittain will begin his pro career with Florida.
Caylen Walls forgoes eligibility for CHL
Vermont defenseman Caylen Walls has forgone his final two years of collegiate eligibility to sign with the Quad City Mallards in the Central Hockey League (CHL).
OSU's Max McCormick Signs with Ottawa
Ohio State lost their second-leading scorer from last season to the NHL.
Rocco Grimaldi Signs with Florida
The Panthers sign North Dakota's diminutive speedster.
Daniel Carr Signs with Montreal Canadiens
Montreal signs the top scorer off the national champs.
Dillon Simpson Signs with Edmonton
Edmonton-native Dillon Simpson signed a contract with his hometown team.
Connor Brickley Signs with Florida Panthers
2010 second round draft choice Connor Brickley signed with Florida.
Flyers sign Shayne Gostisbehere
The Philadelphia Flyers have announced the signing of 2012 NHL Draft pick and Union junior defenseman Shayne Gostisbehere to an entry-level contract.
Union captain Mat Bodie signs with New York Ranger
Union College senior captain Mat Bodie has signed an NHL contract with the New York Rangers.
Patrick Brown Signs with Carolina Hurricanes
Boston College's captain signs a pro deal with Carolina.
Brian Ferlin Signs with Boston Bruins
Cornell junior forward Brian Ferlin has signed a contract with the Boston Bruins.
Bill Arnold Signs with Calgary Flames
Flames prospect Bill Arnold will join teammate Johnny Gaudreau in Calgary as early as this Sunday.
Johnny Gaudreau Signs with Calgary Flames
Hobey Baker winner Johnny Gaudreau is ready for the next step in his career by joining the Calgary Flames.
Daniel O'Donoghue Signs with Phoenix
Mercyhurst senior forward Daniel O'Donoghue inked a contract with the Coyotes.
Ryan Faragher Leaves St. Cloud for Anaheim
Anaheim signed St. Cloud free agent goalie Ryan Faragher.
Connor Hellebuyck Signs with Winnipeg
The NCAA leader in goals against and save percentage the past two seasons has signed a pro deal with Winnipeg.
Jaycob Megna Signs with Anaheim
The Nebraska-Omaha junior defenseman forgoes his final year of eligibility to sign with Anaheim.
Edmonton signs Jones brothers
The Edmonton Oilers have signed Connor and Kellen Jones of Quinnipiac University, according to a tweet by one of their teammates. The twin brothers just finished their four year careers at the ECAC Hockey school after being eliminated by Providence.
Chicago Blackhawks sign Stephen Johns
With Notre Dame eliminated in the West Regional semifinal, its large group of seniors is slowly making its decision on its future in hockey. Stephen Johns, a 2010 second round pick of the Blackhawks, signed a two-year deal with Chicago today.
Jake McCabe Signs with Buffalo
Buffalo signs their 2011 second rounder. McCabe will make his NHL debut immediately.
Scott Wilson signs with Pittsburgh
The Pittsburgh Penguins have signed UMass Lowell junior forward Scott Wilson to a two-year entry-level contract. The Oakville, Ontario native was a seventh round selection of the Penguins in the 2011 NHL Draft.
Ryan Dzingel Signs with Ottawa Senators
The Hobey Baker finalist forgoes his final year of college for the pros.
Mersch inks deal with Los Angeles Kings
The Big Ten's leading goal scorer, and 2011 4th round LA draft pick, heads west after a stellar four-year career at Wisconsin.
T.J. Tynan signs with Columbus Blue Jackets
The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed Notre Dame senior forward T.J. Tynan to an entry-level contract. The Orland Park, Ill. native is going to the team that drafted him in the third round of the 2011 NHL Draft.
Nic Dowd Signs with Los Angeles Kings
The former Kings 7th round pick signs an entry-level contract.
Garrett Thompson Signs with Ottawa Senators
The Senators add a grinder from the WCHA champs.