Here are today’s headlines for Wednesday, October 7th, 2020.
NWHL Signings and Sponsorships
- The Buffalo Beauts announced that Farrell Roofing as an official team sponsor.
- The Metropolitan Riveters have signed forward Paige Voight for the 2020-21 season.
- Voight scored 42 goals and 34 assists for 76 points in 140 games played with Merrimack.
- The New Jersey Devils tendered qualifying offers to Mackenzie Blackwood, Joey Anderson, Jesper Bratt, Nick Merkley, and Colton White.
- The Dallas Stars tendered qualifying offers to Radek Faska, Denis Gurianov, Roope Hintz, and Joel L’Esperance.
- The Minnesota Wild tendered qualifying offers to Louie Belpedio, Jordan Greenway, Kaapo Kahkonen, and Brennan Menell.
- The Carolina Hurricanes tendered qualifying offers to Clark Bishop, Warren Foegele, Steven Lorentz, Spencer Smallman, Haydn Fleury, Gustav Forsling, Oliwer Kaski, and Roland McKeown.
- The Buffalo Sabres tendered qualifying offers to Casey Mittlestadt, Victor Olofsson, Sam Reinhart, Brandon Montour, Lawrence Pilut, and Linus Ullmark.
- The Washington Capitals tendered qualifying offers to defender Jonas Siegenthaler and forward Shane Gersich.
- The Vancouver Canucks tendered qualifying offers to Justin Bailey, Guillaume Brisebois, JAlen Chatfield, Adam Gaudette, Jake Kelly, Tyler Motte, and Jake Virtanen.
- The Tampa Bay Lightning have tendered qualifying offers to Anthony Cirelli, Erik Cernak, Ross Colton, Mathieu Joseph, Dominik Masin, Mikhail Sergachev, Ben Thomas, and Alex Volkov.
- The Pittsburgh Penguins and Ottawa Senators made a trade.
- Ottawa received goaltender Matt Murray.
- Pittsburgh acquired forward Jonathan Gruden and the 52nd overall pick (2nd Rd) in the 2020 Draft.
- The Nashville Predators and Minnesota Wild made a trade.
- Nashville acquired forward Luke Kunin and the 101st Overall Pick in the 2020 Draft.
- Minnesota acquired forward Nick Bonino and the 37th and 70th Overall Picks in the 2020 Draft.
- The New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings made a trade.
- The Rangers acquired William Cuylle (60th overall in 2020 Draft).
- The Kings acquired forward Lias Andersson.
Woes in the QMJHL
- Blainville-Boisbriand Armada had 18 positive cases amongst players and staff.
- The Winnipeg Jets re-signed defenseman Dylan DeMelo to a four year contract with an AAV of $3 million.
- The Edmonton Oilers signed forward Jesse Puljujarvi to a two year contract with an AAV of $1.175 million.
- The Columbus Blue Jackets signed forward Max Domi to a two year contract.
News on Guy Lafleur
- Hockey Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur’s cancer has returned and is currently working on putting the cancer back into remission.