Evgeni Malkin C PIT 39 minutes ago
Penguins coach Mike Johnston said Malkin is healthy heading into training camp, NHL.com reports. "[Malkin] was injured before the playoffs last year; he's in skating already," Johnston said.
Marcel Goc C STL 3 hours ago
Goc signed a one-year contract Tuesday with Adler Mannheim of the German Ice Hockey League.
Maxim Lapierre C PIT 3 hours ago
Lapierre signed a one-year contract Tuesday with MODO of the Swedish Hockey League, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.
Bryce Salvador D NJ 3 hours ago
Salvador (back) announced his retirement Wednesday in an article on The Players' Tribune.
Patrick Kane RW CHI 15 hours ago
The Hawks have apparently fielded speculative trade calls about Kane from more than five different teams, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. There is no indication the Hawks would trade him, but the team is extremely image conscious and there are suggestions they feel "disrespected" by Kane's alleged actions this summer.
Valeri Nichushkin RW DAL 17 hours ago
Nichushkin missed most of last year after an early-season hip injury, but is expected to be healthy for the start of the season. In an update at the Stars' site he said, "Everything feels so good now. I don't feel pain anymore."
Anze Kopitar C LA 18 hours ago
Kings GM Dean Lombardi said that Kopitar and the team are "not even in the ballpark" when he was asked if the two parties were close to reaching agreement on a long-term extension, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.
Brad Marchand LW BOS 18 hours ago
Marchand revealed Tuesday that he's recovering from an offseason procedure to repair torn tendons in his elbow, CSN New England's Joe Haggerty reports.
Tuukka Rask G BOS 19 hours ago
Rask, who appeared in 70 of the Bruins' 82 games last season, believes he can withstand the rigors of a similar workload in 2015-16, Joe Haggerty of CSN Boston reports.
Joel Ward RW SJ 19 hours ago
Ward is expected to slot in on the Sharks' second or third line during the upcoming season, CSN Bay Area's Kevin Kurz reports.