Signings: July 27th, 2010

The New York Rangers announced today that they have signed 6′ 2” 208-pound winger Alexander Frolov to a one year 3million dollar contract. Frolov appeared in 81  games for the LA Kings last year setting  a 5 year career low in Goals (19), but finished with Assists (32) bringing his career totals to Goals (168), Assists(213) and  -/(+23) in 536  NHL games. Frolov was drafted in the 1st round (20th overall) by the LA Kings in the 2000 NHL entry draft.

“Alex is a highly skilled player who we feel will play a key role in improving our offense and play in all situations,” Rangers President and General Manager Glen Sather

  • Puckking: Good signing, with money still left to sign Marc Staal.

The New York Islanders announced today that they have resigned 6′ 1” 206-pound winger Matt Moulson to a one year 2.45million dollar contract. Moulson appeared in all 82  games for the Islanders last year setting  career highs in Goals (30),  and Assists (18). Moulson was drafted in the 9th round (263rd overall) by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2003 NHL entry draft, and signed as a free agent with the Islanders in 2009.

“Matt is one of our young core of players and we’re excited to have him return this upcoming season,” Islanders General Manager Garth Snow

  • Puckking: Who can disagree with this signing? Now it’s up to Matt to show he can be a  threat each year.

The LA Kings announced today that they have signed 6′ 4” 229-pound winger Alex Ponikarovsky to a one year 3million dollar contract. Ponisarovsky appeared in 77  games for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Pittsburgh Penguins scoring Goals (21), Assists (29) bringing his career totals to Goals (116), Assists(150) and  -/(+50) in 493  NHL games. Ponisarovsky was drafted in the 4th round (87th overall) by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the 1998 NHL entry draft.


Snap Shots: July 26, 2010

The National Hockey League Players’ Association has a 5 p.m. ET deadline to file a grievance on behalf of Kovalchuk against the NHL.

  • Puckking: It’s being reported the NHLPA will file the grievance.

Russian newspaper SovSports is reporting that unrestricted free agent Alexander Frolov is on the verge of signing with the New York Rangers

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