Free Agent Hits: Wheeler, Bogosian, Kadri, Franson, Bryzgalov, Allen, Stuart, Hamill and Goloubef
- Updated: July 26, 2013
- Gary Lawless: The agents for both Blake Wheeler and Zach Bogosian said there is “nothing new” to report on contract talks as of yesterday morning. An agent said that as the hearing gets closer, both sides usually get closer as neither side wants a hearing.
- Stephen Whyno: Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis said he doesn’t see deals for Nazem Kadri and Cody Franson anytime soon. He isn’t that concerned by it.
- George Malik: Sport-Express is reporting that Alex Mogilny offered Ilya Bryzgalov a KHL contract with Admiral Khabarovsk. The Admiral are an “expansion” team and can’t offer Bryzgalov a lot of money.
- St. Louis Blues: The Blues have signed Jake Allen to a two-year deal. Jeremy Rutherford: The first year is a two-way deal ($750,000 and $125,000). The second year is a one-way deal at $850,000.
- Vancouver Canucks: The Canucks have signed left winger Colin Stuart and center Zach Hamill.
- Rob Mixer: The Blue Jackets sign Cody Goloubef to a one-year, two-way deal.