NHL News and Rumors: Conor Sheary signs with Capitals, Devils sign Mackenzie Blackwood, and more

Conor Sheary a Cap (Peter Diana / Post-Gazette)

When it came to bargain free agents, we marked Conor Sheary as one of them. Yesterday, he inked a one year show me deal with the Washington Capitals for one year at $735,000.

NHL Rumors: Conor Sheary top 10 bargain bin signing

Back in November, I ranked 28 year-old winger Conor Sheary 8th on my 10 ten bargain bin UFAs.

The diminutive winger plays an aggressive style that could help a team’s bottom six. Conor Sheary’s production has dipped ever since 2016-17 where he scored 53 points in just 61 games. At this point when you look at the field, he’s not going to get anywhere close to $3 million per season. That’s what his last deal paid and he’s should get a one year deal to prove his worth in 2021.

For the full list check it out here!

NJ Devils ink Mackenzie Blackwood

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Blackwood signs in NJ (Elsa/Getty Images)

The future of the Devils net is set with the signing of Mackenzie Blackwood for three season with an AAV of $2.8 million.

“Mackenzie is going to be one of the key young, core pieces for this organization for a long time and we are excited and extremely happy to have him under contract,” general manager Tom Fitzgerald said in a statement. “He’s obviously shown that he can be a number one goalie, and the sky’s the limit for him.”

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NHL Schedules will be released today

There’s plenty of rumors coming out about the schedule such as the Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs opening the season against each other. Other rumors have the Philadelphia Flyers battling the Boston Bruins out of the gate as well.

We will be turning rumors to news at 3PM ET today.

Lightning make two signings

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