In an interview with Canadian sports journalist Josh Rimer, Canadian singer and hockey fan Michael Buble encouraged fans to boycott the NHL if the whole season is lost because of the labor dispute between the league's owners and players.
The Winnipeg Jets have named Blake Wheeler as their new captain.
The Carolina Hurricanes have signed executive vice president and general manager Ron Francis to a contract extension.
Phil Kessel (hand) might not be ready for the start of the regular season.
The Colorado Avalanche have hired Jared Bednar to be their next head coach.
Sidney Crosby will wear the "C" for Team Canada at the World Cup of Hockey.
The Florida Panthers have traded Dave Bolland and Lawson Crouse to the Arizona Coyotes for a conditional 2nd round pick in 2018 and a third round pick in 2017.
The Dallas Stars and Jiri Hudler have agreed to terms on a one-year, $2 million contract.
The Colorado Avalanche will likely name a new head coach this week.
The Ottawa Senators have re-signed Cody Ceci to a two-year, $5.6 million contract.
The Detroit Red Wings will move Dylan Larkin to center this season.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have named Mark Hunter as their assistant General Manager.