The 2024 NHL offseason is in full swing, with teams making moves to strengthen their rosters for the upcoming season. After the Florida Panthers claimed the Stanley Cup, the focus shifted to the NHL draft in Las Vegas, where 225 prospects found new homes through trades and selections.

Now, as free agency kicks off, all 32 teams are looking to add talent to their rosters. Here is a rundown of some of the latest signings and deals that have been made:

– Veteran defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin has signed a two-year, $6.5 million contract with the Dallas Stars.
– Defenseman Mike Reilly is returning to the Islanders on a one-year deal, while Anthony Duclair is joining the Metropolitan Division with a four-year, $14 million contract.
– The Red Wings have added former Rangers defenseman Erik Gustafsson on a two-year, $4 million deal.
– Matt Dumba is leaving the Lightning to join the Stars on a two-year, $7.5 million deal, while Brendan Smith is also heading to Dallas on a one-year, $1 million contract.
– Sam Steel has agreed to a one-year, $1.2 million contract to return to the Stars.
– Garnet Hathaway will remain with the Flyers on a two-year, $4.8 million extension.
– Stanley Cup champion Ryan Lomberg is leaving the Panthers for the Flames on a two-year, $4 million deal.
– Chandler Stephenson has signed a seven-year, $43.75 million contract with the Kraken after playing for the Golden Knights.
– The Predators have bolstered their goaltending with Scott Wedgewood on a two-year, $3 million deal.
– Casey DeSmith has joined the Stars as a backup goalie on a one-year, $3 million contract.

These are just a few of the many moves being made in the NHL free agency market this offseason. Teams are looking to build competitive rosters for the upcoming season, and fans can expect more signings and trades in the coming weeks as the league continues to evolve. Stay tuned for more updates and analysis on the latest NHL free agency news.