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Matt Niskanen

  1. Washington Capitals were free agency’s biggest spenders

    Jul 7, 2014, 10:08 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals Introduce General Manager Brian MacLellan And Coach Barry Trotz

    They spent nearly $70 million in free agency.

  2. Poll: What were the best/worst free agent signings?

    Jul 7, 2014, 9:00 AM EDT

    Pittsburgh Penguins' Brooks Orpik (44) plays in the NHL preseason hockey game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Detroit Red Wings on Monday, Sept. 16, 2013 , in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

    Sifting through over half a billion dollars worth of contracts.

  3. Trotz helped sway free agents to choose Capitals

    Jul 6, 2014, 5:31 PM EDT

    BarryTrotz

    Brooks Orpik felt signing with Washington was a “no-brainer” after talking to the bench boss.

  4. PHT Morning Skate: Grabovski, Kulemin reuniting makes for good story

    Jul 3, 2014, 8:20 AM EDT

    Toronto Maple Leafs v Buffalo Sabres

    That and the rest of the links to start the day.

  5. Caps GM says Green is still in team’s plans

    Jul 1, 2014, 8:30 PM EDT

    Washington Capitals v Nashville Predators

    Even with some pricey blueline additions.

  6. PHT’s 2014 free agent frenzy tracker

    Jul 1, 2014, 6:27 PM EDT

    Paul Stastny

    Pictured: new St. Louis center Paul Stastny.

  7. Pens surprise, ink Ehrhoff to one-year, $4M deal

    Jul 1, 2014, 12:18 PM EDT

    Christian Ehrhoff

    The first big signing of the day.

  8. All-in on Niskanen? Red Wings out of Ehrhoff hunt

    Jul 1, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

    Buffalo Sabres v Nashville Predators

    Dan Boyle is also on their shopping list.

  9. PHT Morning Skate: Free agency day is upon us

    Jul 1, 2014, 8:20 AM EDT

    Dave Nonis

    All the links to start your day ahead.

  10. Babcock has been ‘all over’ Holland to get more right-shooting d-men

    Jun 30, 2014, 11:37 AM EDT

    Mike Babcock

    “I just think it’s so much easier when you have a right and lefty on every pair.”

  11. Sabres use compliance buyout on Christian Ehrhoff

    Jun 29, 2014, 10:31 AM EDT

    Christian Ehrhoff

    He signed a 10-year, $40 million deal in 2011.

  12. Niskanen definitely going to market, agent confirms

    Jun 26, 2014, 12:58 PM EDT

    Matt Niskanen #2 of the Pittsburgh Penguins takes a shot against the Boston Bruins during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
(May 31, 2013 - Source: Jamie Sabau/Getty Images North America)

    Highly coveted d-man could be the biggest UFA prize of the summer.

  13. Vanek, Stastny, Niskanen, Mitchell on Minnesota’s shopping list

    Jun 26, 2014, 9:05 AM EDT

    Chuck Fletcher

    Wild GM Chuck Fletcher is going to be busy.

  14. Report: Richards, Niskanen among targets for ‘aggressive’ Isles

    Jun 25, 2014, 7:12 PM EDT

    garthsnowgetty

    Garth Snow, looking to make a splash in free agency.

  15. Welcome to the club: Benn, Rask earn first-team All-Star recognition

    Jun 24, 2014, 9:58 PM EDT

    Anaheim Ducks v Dallas Stars - Game Three

    Big accomplishment for those two players.

  16. Keith edges Weber, Chara for his second Norris Trophy

    Jun 24, 2014, 8:19 PM EDT

    duncankeithclosegetty

    By a comfortable margin, surprisingly.

  17. Rutherford says re-signing Niskanen is ‘not going to be easy’

    Jun 11, 2014, 7:16 PM EDT

    Jim Rutherford, David Morehouse

    Also had some trade ‘ideas’ thrown at him.

  18. Coyotes name Bernhardt as new director of amateur scouting

    Jun 11, 2014, 2:30 PM EDT

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    He hopes to help the team find hidden gems in the later rounds.

  19. Niskanen says Bylsma firing won’t affect his decision

    Jun 11, 2014, 10:01 AM EDT

    Matt Niskanen

    He’s an unrestricted free agent on July 1.

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