Patrick Kane RW CHI 3 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 6 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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.

Charlie Coyle RW MIN 8 hours ago

Wild coach Mike Yeo said Coyle would open training camp as a center, Chad Graff of the St. Paul Pioneer Press reports.

Ryan McDonagh D NYR 8 hours ago

McDonagh (foot) has resumed skating at 100 percent and began his normal training regimen in August for the upcoming season, NHL.com reports.

Scottie Upshall RW FLA 9 hours ago

Upshall signed a professional tryout offer with the Blues on Tuesday, Jeremy Rutherford of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.

Ondrej Pavelec G WPG 9 hours ago

Pavelec is expected to open the season as the Jets' starting goaltender, the Winnipeg Sun reports.