Johnny Oduya RUMORS & NEWS

  • Johnny Oduya signs $7.5-million deal with Stars

    Sportsnet "Patrick Sharp will see a familiar face at training camp. Unrestricted free agent Johnny Oduya signed a two-year, $7.5-million contract with the Dallas Stars Wednesday, the club announced. The former Chicago Blackhawks defenceman spent two weeks on the open market and reportedly fielded..." July 15

  • Stars, Sabres, Blue Jackets pursuing Oduya: report "The Dallas Stars, Buffalo Sabres and Columbus Blue Jackets are among the teams attempting to sign unrestricted free agent defenseman Johnny Oduya, the Dallas Morning News reported Tuesday. Oduya, 33, played the past three-plus seasons with the Chicago Blackhawks, winning the Stanley Cup twice...." July 15

  • Johnny Oduya won't re-sign with Blackhawks

    CBS Sports "Another important piece of the Chicago Blackhawks' last two Stanley Cup titles is on his way out of town. Unrestricted free agent defenseman Johnny Oduya, who won the Cup in 2013 and 2015 with the Blackhawks, confirmed through agent Don Meehan that he will not be returning to the club according to..." July 14

  • Oduya remains top target of Sabres GM: report "Defenseman Johnny Oduya remains the primary target of Buffalo Sabres general manager Tim Murray in his attempt to add a left-handed shot on the blue line. "He hasn't signed anywhere yet, so I haven't moved on," Murray told the Buffalo News on Sunday. "We've looked at everybody we feel are going..." July 13

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    Adrian Dater @adater

    NHL source tells me, in fact, Oduya will not be retained by Blackhawks

  • Johnny Oduya to explore free agency

    ESPN "Johnny Oduya does not plan to wait to see whether the Chicago Blackhawks can afford to re-sign him and will explore free agency, according to a source. Oduya, a 33-year-old defenseman, spent the last 3 ½ seasons with the Blackhawks and was part of two Stanley Championship teams. He had nine..." June 29

  • Blackhawks’ Hjalmarsson-Oduya breakup has benefits

    Chicago Sun-Times "Over the last two seasons, Niklas Hjalmarsson and Johnny Oduya gradually have become the Blackhawks’ top defensive pairing — their shutdown unit, the one that draws the toughest assignments and frees up Duncan Keith and Brent Seabrook to face easier matchups and be more offensive-minded. But..." October 08

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    Mark Lazerus @MarkLazerus

    Oduya out with a lower-body injury. #Blackhawks

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    Scott Powers @ESPNChiPowers

    Johnny Oduya (lower body) will not be in the lineup tonight.

  • Johnny Oduya and Niklas Hjalmarsson click as blue-line partners for Hawks

    Chicago Sun-Times "If you ever need an honest, perceptive and genuinely thoughtful answer to any question, Johnny Oduya is your guy. The veteran Blackhawks defenseman is a font of perspicacity and perspective, an oasis of insight in a sporting desert of cliches and coach speak. But even Oduya pretty much came up..." February 24