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Power Rankings: Offseason shake-up

Our first Power Rankings for the 2015-16 season find familiar faces on top but movement below after shuffling produced by trades, the draft and free agency.

NHL free agency Day 1 recap (5:30)
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21hPierre LeBrun

NHL, KHL extend agreement on transfers

The NHL and KHL have agreed to extend their memo of understanding on player transfers for another season.

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2dCraig Custance

Making sense of the Bruins' moves thus far

The Boston Bruins have captivated the hockey world this offseason. Craig Custance explores all of their wild moves as part of the big picture.

McDavid, Eichel just the start for Oilers, Sabres (3:51)


Saad, O'Reilly get long extensions

  • Brandon Saad: The new Blue Jacket, acquired Tuesday, signed a 6-year extension
  • Ryan O'Reilly: The new Sabre, acquired June 26, agreed to a 7-year extension
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Down Goes Brown @DownGoesBrown

The Columbus Blue Jackets made a trade today. As per club policy, what they gave up was not disclosed. Hi, we enjoy wasting everyone's time.

Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

Greetings from first day of my summer holiday: this is probably out there but Saad signed for $36 million over six years with Columbus

Down Goes Brown @DownGoesBrown

The Columbus Blue Jackets signed a player today. As per club policy, his name was not disclosed. Fans don't care about that, right?

Down Goes Brown @DownGoesBrown

(Clicks stopwatch.) And… four minutes from the Jackets' “as per club policy, terms not disclosed” Saad release to an insider having the $s.

Katie Strang @KatieStrangESPN

That decision is expected to be made by Monday. As for what's next re: playing career, Voynov will make cooperating with NHL next priority