Hockey’s first summer of true free agency following the implementation of the salary cap begins at noon tomorrow. Assuming they don’t shed current salaries, the Flyers have roughly $6 million to spend on free agents. A puck-skating defenseman and a right winger are their targets.
The Dallas Stars placed forward Bill Guerin on waivers Thursday with the intention of buying out his $6.7 million US contract if another team doesn’t claim him.
Standout defenceman Wade Redden will be back patrolling the Ottawa Senators blue-line for the next two seasons after signing a $13-million US deal with the NHL club on Thursday.
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Teppo Numminen had surgery to correct an irregular heartbeat this week, his agent said Thursday.