10:42 PM EDT, Sat June 25, 2016

Panthers forward Jonathan Huberdeau buys home for $2.9 million

Panthers forward Jonathan Huberdeau, who becomes a restricted free agent after next season, has purchased a house in Fort Lauderdale for $2.9 million, according to the South Florida Business Journal. The Panthers, who just signed defenseman Keith Yandle to a seven-year deal worth $44.45 million,...

Keith Yandle says he joined Panthers to win a Stanley Cup

After the NHL draft concludes this weekend, free agents are allowed to talk to teams to get a feel for how wealthy they could become on July 1, the start of free agency. So why would two-time All-Star defenseman Keith Yandle give up that opportunity and sign for $44.45 million over seven years...
Miami Herald Jun 23, 2016

Florida Panthers sign Keith Yandle, trade for goalie Reto Berra

The Panthers sign veteran defenseman Keith Yandle early Thursday morningYandle, 29, spent most of career with Coyotes before trade to RangersPanthers also send Rocco Grimaldi to Avs for goalie Reto Berra …

Panthers sign defenseman Keith Yandle for $44.5 million over seven years

Not long after the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas concluded Wednesday night, the Panthers made their gamble with Keith Yandle pay off. The Panthers signed the impending free-agent defenseman to a seven-year deal worth $44.5 million. The Panthers had traded a sixth-round pick in this week's NHL draft...
Litter Box Cats Jun 23, 2016

Florida Panthers sign D Keith Yandle to seven-year deal

Trade with the Rangers pays off in the form a new offensive-defenseman Accoring to multiple reports, the Florida Panthers have signed defenseman Keith Yandle to seven-year, $44.5M contract. The deal has an AAV of $6.35M and carries a no-movement clause for the first six years. Florida acquired the negotiating rights to the pending UFA from the New York Rangers for a sixth-round pick in this weekend's draft. Now that the two parties have come to a deal, the Rangers will get the Panthers fourth-round pick in 2017. Adding the 29-year-old Yandle to the blue line cushions the potential blow of...
Blueshirt Banter Jun 23, 2016

Outside Of The Organization, Brady Skjei is The Biggest Loser Of Yandle Trade

There’s going to be a pretty significant fallout from the Keith Yandle trade that saw the Rangers regain a guaranteed 6th round draft pick and a condition 4th round draft pick from the Florida Panthers. The fallout will be far-reaching on the team level; making the Rangers worse on both offense and defense while removing one of the few defenseman who can actually make Alain Vigneault’s system work the way it’s supposed to. Outside of what it cost to get Yandle, how the Rangers misused him, what they ended up being able to scrape off the floor for him once they tanked his value and...
Blueshirt Banter Jun 23, 2016

Yandle Signs 7 year, $6.35 AAV Deal with Florida

According to Pierre LeBrun the Florida Panthers have signed Keith Yandle to a seven-year contract with a $6.35 million AAV. Keith Yandle has agreed to terms with the Florida Panthers: seven years and $6.35 million average per season— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) June 23, 2016 Seven year deal for Yandle comes with no-movement clause in first six years. Limited no-trade in year seven. $44.45 million total.— Craig Custance (@CraigCustance) June 23, 2016 Yandle signing with his new Eastern Conference team means that the Rangers will receive a fourth round pick in the 2017 NHL...
Miami Herald Jun 23, 2016

Florida Panthers sign Keith Yandle for seven years, $44.5 million

The Panthers sign veteran defenseman Keith Yandle early Thursday morningYandle, 29, spent most of career with Coyotes before trade to RangersPanthers acquired early negotiating rights to Yandle for draft picks …
Stanley Cup of Chowder Jun 21, 2016


What's the buzz? Who's on the move? Rumors comprise the bulk of today’s Bruins news. Kevin Shattenkirk’s name just keeps coming up as a trade target for Don Sweeney, and this may also dovetail into the Blues’ interest in Loui Eriksson. Hockeybuzz Would it surprise you that the Oilers have also expressed interest in the Blues player? Today’s Slapshot In other moves involving defensemen the Bruins might have targeted, Keith Yandle and Alex Goligoski both had their rights traded, and not to the Bruins. WEEI There is still buzz that Yandle remains interested in Boston. New York Post...
PensBurgh Jun 21, 2016

Pens Points: Is Fleury Worth a #6 Pick to Calgary?

According to one report, this is Rutherford's asking price. Good morning one and all, It is the offseason and the trades are officially kicking off. The New York Rangers have traded Keith Yandle's negotiating rights to Panthers for a 6th-round pick and a conditional pick. [ESPN] Rangers fans are hoping there's a big-picture plan in place because the whole Keith Yandle story was a disaster from start to finish. [Blueshirt Banter] The Maple Leafs have traded two picks to the Ducks for Frederik Andersen and proceeded to sign him to a 5-year extension. The AAV of the extension is estimated to...
Blueshirt Banter Jun 21, 2016

Jeff Gorton Better Have A Plan, Because The Keith Yandle Situation Was A Disaster

The New York Rangers traded Keith Yandle to the Florida Panthers for a 6th round pick and a conditional 4th round pick Monday afternoon. The Rangers didn’t make a mistake moving Yandle’s rights, especially since the two sides reportedly had a discussion and Jeff Gorton didn’t see a light at the end of the tunnel. The meager return was to be expected, since Yandle is a UFA in July. The problem is the Rangers’ decision making from the start of the Yandle saga. It was trading for Yandle despite extending Marc Staal, not utilizing Yandle properly when the Rangers did have himand then...
Litter Box Cats Jun 21, 2016

Panthers acquire negotiating rights to D Keith Yandle from Rangers

Sixth-round pick in 2016 and a conditional pick go the other way The Florida Panthers continue to be busy this offseason. Last night the team acquired the rights to pending UFA defenseman Keith Yandle from the New York Rangers for a sixth-round pick (174th overall) in this weekend's draft. If the Cats are able to sign Yandle to a contract, New York will get Florida's fourth-round pick in 2017. The 29-year-old Yandle is coming off a season that saw him total 5 goals and 47 assists while playing all 82 games for the Rangers. Yandle was originally drafted by the then Phopenix Coyotes 105th...

Draymond Green on Finals suspension: “I learned a lot about myself as a man”

Green says the incident will help him grow as a player.

Panthers acquire negotiating rights for defenseman Keith Yandle; will face Devils in home opener

 The Florida Panthers didn’t wait for this weekend’s NHL draft or for start of free agency to acquire a defenseman to take the place of the recently traded Erik Gudbranson.On Monday, the Panthers traded a sixth-round pick and a conditional fourth-round pick in 2017 to the New York Rangers for the...

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