Welcome to your NHL Roundup, where we provide you with your Morning Links from around the NHL. The action on the ice may be over but there is never an off-season off the ice.
After his trade to Philadelphia during the playoffs, Mark Streit has officially re-signed with the Flyers for 4 years and $21 million:
The deal is worth $21 million, an average annual value of $5.25 million.
Streit would have become an unrestricted free agent July 5. The Flyers acquired his rights from the New York Islanders on June 12 in exchange for minor-league forward Shane Harper and a fourth-round pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.
Daniel Alfredsson will return to the Ottawa Senators for his 18th season with the team:
The 40-year-old Alfredsson had been contemplating retirement after last season, but the Senators received word from his agent Friday letting them know he’d be back.
Alfredsson has been Ottawa’s captain for 14 seasons.
Canucks GM Mike Gillis, just a day after saying the team would try to trade goalie Roberto Luongo, has now said the team will look into trading Cory Schneider, too. And the Oilers may be interested:
This time, however, it is Cory Schneider‘s name that is the topic of discussion.
TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reported Saturday morning that his sources indicate the Canucks are considering moving their 27-year-old netminder and that the Edmonton Oilers might well be in on the action.
Dreger continued that the talks may be a contingency plan in the event the team is unable to move Roberto Luongo, who has been the subject of trade rumours for more than a year.
And finally, Nashville Predators GM David Poile has been named the GM of Team USA just a day after Dan Bylsma was named coach:
Nashville Predators general manager David Poile will fill the same position for the 2014 U.S. Olympic men’s hockey team.
USA Hockey announced the selection Friday. Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero will serve as associate general manager and former Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke will be director of player personnel.
They were to be formally introduced at a Saturday news conference, when USA Hockey announces its head coach for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.
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