The 3 biggest moves you missed

PITTSBURGH, PA – MAY 13: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins reacts after scoring during game six of the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the New York Rangers at PPG PAINTS Arena on May 13, 2022 in Pittsburgh Has. Pennsylvania. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images)

The NHL Free Agent Frenzy has officially begun, what three moves might you have missed?

NHL Free Agency got off to a booming start as a boatload of star players found new homes today including Andre Burakovsky (Seattle Kraken), Jan Rutta (Pittsburgh Penguins), Oskar Lindblom (San Jose Sharks), Claude Giroux (Ottawa Senators) , Darcy Kuemper (Washington Capitals) and Andrew Copp (Detroit Red Wings) among many, many others.

In the first few hours that free agency opened up for business, a handful of the names on ours popped up List of ten players to watch in Free Agency came off the board.

That being said, there are bound to be some plays that have flown under the radar of some during the chaos that is sweeping the NHL world today.

NHL Free Agent Frenzy: 3 Moves You May Have Missed

3. The Pittsburgh Penguins re-sign Evgeni Malkin

16-year veteran (all with the Pittsburgh penguins) Yevgeny Malkin won’t be in the free agent market for long. In fact, it wasn’t on the market at all. Last night, the Penguins announced they were bringing back the franchise icon on a four-year deal that will see him earn an average annual value (AAV) of $6.1 million per year.

Malkin, 35, is a seven-time NHL All-Star and three-time Stanley Cup champion. He ranks at the top of the Penguins’ all-time rankings in a number of categories, including games played, overtime goals, assists, power play goals and total points. The move doesn’t come as too much of a surprise, though the Penguins have been reasonably quiet about their interest in bringing Malkin back to the public eye. The 3 biggest moves you missed

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