Adam Henrique is close to returning from thumb surgery and Cam Janssen's presence on waivers supports the notion that he could be available as early as Thursday night.
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.