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Isles deal D Hamonic to Flames for picks

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(TSX / STATS) -- The New York Islanders acquired three draft picks from the Calgary Flames on Saturday in exchange for defenseman Travis Hamonic and a fourth-round selection.

The Islanders sent Hamonic and the fourth-round pick in either 2019 or 2020 to Calgary in exchange for next year's first-round pick, a 2018 second-round pick and a second-round pick in either 2019 or 2020.

Hamonic, 26, recorded 14 points (three goals, 11 assists) in 49 games this past season with the Islanders. He owns 146 points (26 goals, 120 assists) in 444 career games over seven seasons with the Islanders.


Brind'Amour, Primeau sons taken on Day 2

(TSX / STATS) -- CHICAGO -- Center Skyler Brind'Amour and goaltender Cayden Primeau were among more than a dozen players with NHL bloodlines who were chosen on the second and final day of the draft Saturday afternoon.

Brind'Amour is the son of Rod Brind'Amour, who tallied 1,184 points during a prolific career that included a Stanley Cup championship with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006. The Edmonton Oilers selected the younger Brind'Amour with the 177th pick in the sixth round.


Jets, D Chariot agree to 2-year deal

(TSX / STATS) -- The Winnipeg Jets agreed to terms with defenseman Ben Chiarot on a two-year contract Saturday with an average annual value of $1.4 million.

Chiarot, 26, played in 59 games with the Jets this past season and established a career-high 12 points (two goals, 10 assists) before suffering a season-ending upper body injury on March 19 against the Minnesota Wild.


Kings sign F Andreoff to 2-year contract

(TSX / STATS) -- The Los Angeles Kings signed forward Andy Andreoff to a two-year contract extension on Saturday.

Andreoff's contract will have an annual average value of $677,500.


Devils select Swiss C Hischier at No. 1

(TSX / STATS) -- CHICAGO -- Eighteen-year-old Nico Hischier had no idea where he would be selected in the NHL draft when he woke up Friday.

As the day progressed, so did Hischier's nervousness.


Hawks get Saad; Panarin, Hjalmarsson out

(TSX / STATS) -- The Chicago Blackhawks traded three-time Stanley Cup champion defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson to the Arizona Coyotes on Friday in exchange for defenseman Connor Murphy and forward Laurent Dauphin.

In another blockbuster deal, the Blackhawks traded Artemi Panarin to the Columbus Blue Jackets.


Caps re-sign Oshie to 8-year, $46M deal

(TSX / STATS) -- Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie signed an eight-year, $46 million contract, the team announced on Friday.

Oshie recorded career highs in goals (33) and plus/minus rating (plus-28) to go along with 23 assists in 68 games last season for the Presidents' Trophy-winning Capitals.


Coyotes acquire Rangers' Stepan, Raanta

(TSX / STATS) -- The New York Rangers acquired defenseman Anthony DeAngelo and the seventh overall pick in the 2017 NHL draft from the Arizona Coyotes in exchange for center Derek Stepan and goaltender Antti Raanta, the teams announced Friday.

Stepan, 27, recorded 55 points (17 goals, 38 assists) and 16 penalty minutes in 81 games with the Rangers last season.


Blues acquire F Schenn from Flyers

(TSX / STATS) -- CHICAGO -- The St. Louis Blues acquired center Brayden Schenn from the Philadelphia Flyers during the 2017 NHL draft on Friday in exchange for center Jori Lehtera, the No. 27 pick and a conditional first-round selection in 2018.

Schenn, 25, tallied 55 points (25 goals, 30 assists) in 79 games with the Flyers last season. He has scored at least 20 goals in three of his past four seasons.


Ducks keep F Eaves for 3 years, $9.45M

(TSX / STATS) -- Anaheim Ducks right winger Patrick Eaves signed a three-year contract extension, the team announced Friday.

Financial terms were not disclosed by the Ducks, but TSN's Pierre LeBrun reported the pact was worth $9.45 million.