Plenty of moves around the league as free agency commenced Saturday.
That and more from around the league in today’s daily.
Max Pacioretty is the Capitals’ first free agent signing of the offseason. [WHN]
The Capitals also acquired Joel Edmundson via trade, adding veteran left-handed defensemen to the team’s young group. [WHN]
Connor Brown — who only played four games in Washington — is off to Edmonton. [WHN]
Barry Trotz and the Nashville Predators reportedly kicked the tires on an Evgeny Kuznetsov trade. [WHN]
Conor Sheary has inked a deal with the Tampa Bay Lightning. [WHN]
From The National Hockey Now Network
The Penguins are among the teams interested in acquiring Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson. [Pittsburgh Hockey Now]
Barry Trotz on the Predators’ signings of Ryan O’Reilly, Gustav Nyquist and Luke Schenn: “Come to Nashville to win.” [Nashville Hockey Now]
Milan Lucic is returning to the Bruins. [Boston Hockey Now]
Shayne Gostisbehere is headed to the Red Wings. [Detroit Hockey Now]
The Panthers flipped Anthony Duclair to the Sharks. [Florida Hockey Now]