Pat Leonard of the New York Daily News points out that Brad Richards' presence, or lack thereof, at Friday's introduction of coach Alain Vigneault could be telling for his future in New York.
Eric Staal has undergone surgery after suffering a core muscle injury while training.
Michael Frolik has agreed to a one-year, $3.3 million contract with the Winnipeg Jets.
Tomas Tatar has agreed to a three-year contract extension with the Detroit Red Wings.
Derick Brassard and the New York Rangers have agreed to terms on a new contract, thus avoiding a salary-arbitration hearing.
James Reimer has signed a two-year, $4.6 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Ryan O'Reilly has inked a two-year, $12 million contract with the Colorado Avalanche.
Chris Kreider signed a two-year, $4.95 million contract with the New York Rangers.
Mats Zuccarello has agreed to a one-year, $3.55 million contract.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed David Booth to a one-year, $1.1 million contract.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have fired former vice president of hockey operations Dave Poulin and assistant general manager Claude Loiselle.
Cody Franson has inked a one-year, $3.3 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.