There are "wild whispers" going around that there might still be an outdoor game on Jan. 1 if the lockout ends soon, according to Joe Haggerty.
Mikkel Boedker has signed a four-year, $16 million contract with the San Jose Sharks.
The Florida Panthers have officially signed Aaron Ekblad to an eight-year extension.
Matt Greene wasn't bought out by the Los Angeles Kings.
Thomas Vanek has inked a one-year, $2.6 million contract with the Detroit Red Wings.
Matt Martin has inked a four-year, $10 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Roberto Luongo (hip) isn't expected to be healthy for the start of the 2016-17 campaign.
Dallas has agreed to terms with Dan Hamhuis on a two-year contract.
Victor Hedman has signed an eight-year/$63 million contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The New York Islanders have signed Jason Chimera to a two-year contract.
Jake Allen has agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $17.4 million.
Minnesota has agreed to terms with Eric Staal on a three-year deal.