A few more BCHL alumni have changed addresses since the NHL Free Agent period kicked in on July 1st, here’s a summary:
F Trevor Smith (Quesnel, 2003-04) has signed a one-year, two-way contract with Tampa Bay Lightning (NHL). According to CapGeek.com, the deal pays him $525,000 in the NHL and $105,000 if he plays with Norfolk Admirals (AHL). . . .
D Cody Franson (Trail, 2003-04) has been traded by Nashville Predators (NHL) to Toronto Maple Leafs (NHL) in a multi-player deal. The Salmon Arm product has one year left on a contract which pays him $800,000 in 2011-12. . . .
F Ben Walter (Langley, 2000-02) signed a two-year, two-way contract with Calgary Flames (NHL). According to CapGeek.com, Walter gets $525,000 this season and $550,000 next season if he plays in the NHL, but $275,000 either season if he plays with Abbotsford Heat (AHL). . . .