Zach Parise isn't worried about New Jersey's current downtime, as they wait for their opponent in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Nicklas Backstrom is making some progress following off-season hip surgery.
The Toronto Maple Leafs signed Jonathan Bernier to a two-year contract worth $8.3 million.
The Minnesota Wild have signed Erik Haula to a new two-year contract worth $2 million.
Alex Galchenyuk has agreed to a two-year, $5.6 million contract with the Montreal Canadiens.
The Philadelphia Flyers have signed Jakub Voracek to an eight-year, $66 million contract.
Sean Couturier has inked a six-year, $26 million extension with the Philadelphia Flyers.
Eric Fehr has signed a three-year, $6 million contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired Nick Bonino, Adam Clendening, and a second round selection in 2016 from the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for a 2016 third-rounder and Brandon Sutter.
Colin Wilson has signed a four-year, $15.75 million deal with the Nashville Predators.
Derek Stepan has inked a six-year, $39 million contract with the New York Rangers.
Brian Gionta acknowledged there will be a different kind of energy this season for the Sabres.