The San Jose Sharks sign high-scoring Evander Kane to 7-year, $49 million deal.

Kane will be paid $9 million in the first year, followed by salaries of $8, $6, $7, $7 and 2 years $6 million.
Taylor Hall of the New Jersey Devils won the Hart Trophy winning the NHL MVP race by fewer than 100 points in the voting.

Pekka Rinne of Nashville won the Vezina Trophy (best goal keeper)
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The Washington Capitals and John Carlson agreed to a new eight-year, $64 million contract.

Carlson set career highs with 15 goals and 53 assist in 2017-18 as part of the Capitals first Stanley Cup Final in 20 years.
The Colorado Avalanche signed goaltender Phillip Grubauer to a three-year contract worth $10 million and put defenseman Brooks Orpik on buyout waivers the day after acquiring them from the Washington Capitals.
Forward Devante Smith-Pelly, has re-signed with the Washington Capitals on a one-year, $1 million deal. The second round pick in the 2010 NHL draft has 93 career points (40 goals)