Rangers add Shattenkirk, Pavelec in free agency

Kevin Shattenkirk will be the most coveted free agent available come July 1

On June 25, one day after the conclusion of the 2017 NHL Draft, teams were allowed to start reaching out to potential free agents. And now, according to TSN's Frank Seravalli, Shattenkirk has officially inked what amounts to a $6.65 million-per-year agreement.

Defenceman Kevin Shattenkirk, the top available player in Postmedia's 2017 Free Agent Frenzy rankings, agreed to a four-year, $26.6 million USA with the New York Rangers Saturday afternoon, considerably less money and term he was offered prior to the trade deadline. Many teams are expected to make a push to sign Shattenkirk to a big contract, including the New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Tampa Bay, Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres and Las Vegas Golden Knights. Williams won the Stanley Cup with the Canes in 2005-06.

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The deal for the former U.S. Olympian solidifies the top two defense pairs: Shattenkirk will likely be partnered with captain Ryan McDonagh; the recently re-signed Brendan Smith (for four years at $17.4 million) will join Brady Skjei.

- The Montreal Canadiens signed D Karl Alzner to a five-year deal with an average annual value of $4.625 million. After Bolland had just 23 points in an injury-shortened season with them and just 25 games into his second season, they traded him to Arizona, and he hasn't played another game in the National Hockey League. He had a 3.55 goals-against average last season with a.888 save percentage in eight games in the National Hockey League, and a 2.78 GAA and.917 save percentage in 18 games in the AHL.

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