NHL Free Agency News: Updates on Svatos, Kennedy, more


Around the NHL *One of the more intriguing wingers left on the free agent market is 28 year old forward Marek Svatos, formerly of the Colorado Avalanche. The 5-10, 185-pound right winger scored 32 goals in 2005-2006 and added 26 goals in 2007-2008. Svatos though has regressed tremendously in the past two years at both ends of the ice after suffering a torn ACL in 2008. Svatos scored just 7 goals and 11 points last season, playing a fourth line role late in the season. He was also a minus-13 in 09-10 and has a combined minus-20 plus/minus rating since the 2008-2009 season. With free agency now into day 35, Svatos is finding it extremely to difficult to land a one-way contract. “Nothing firm yet, ” Rich Evans the agent for Svatos told Inside Pittsburgh Sports this afternoon when asked if Svatos was mulling any one-way offers. Like many EuropeanRead More »