ESPN NHL News ESPN NHL NewsPredators sign Sissons to 7-year, $20M deal July 23, 2019The Predators have signed forward Colton Sissons to a seven-year, $20 million contract.'Rebuild' accelerated: Are the Rangers ready to contend now? July 23, 2019New York's turnaround seemed to go much faster than expected. How high have the expectations risen for 2019-20?Flames set tentative deal to replace Saddledome July 22, 2019The Calgary Flames have a tentative agreement for a new arena to replace the Saddledome.Penguins, Aston-Reese agree to 2-year, $2M deal July 22, 2019Zach Aston-Reese, 24, posted career highs in goals (eight) and assists (nine) despite being limited to 43 games because of a hand injury last season.NHL Power Rankings: Rating every team heading into 2019-20 July 22, 2019Who are the league's top contenders for next season? We take stock of every club in our midsummer rundown, including their 2020 Stanley Cup odds.Blues sign Sundqvist to 4-year, $11M extension July 22, 2019Blues forward Oskar Sundqvist has signed a four-year, $11 million contract extension with the Stanley Cup champions.Neal Pionk agrees to 2-year deal with Jets July 22, 2019Defenseman Neal Pionk agreed to a two-year contract with the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday, the team announced.Oilers ship Lucic to Flames in exchange for Neal July 20, 2019Milan Lucic waived his no-movement clause, allowing the Oilers to send him (along with a conditional 2020 pick) to the Flames in exchange for James Neal and improved cap flexibility.Trade grades: Oilers come out (way) ahead in Neal-Lucic swap July 19, 2019The Alberta clubs swapped high-priced problems, but one of the two players seems more likely to bounce back.Rangers agree to terms with trade pickup Trouba July 19, 2019The Rangers have agreed to terms with restricted free-agent defenseman Jacob Trouba, whom they acquired from the Jets in a major offseason trade.