The Anaheim Ducks and Devante Smith-Pelly have made "a little bit" of progress since resuming contract negotiations last week.
Devante Smith-Pelly has yet to sign a contract.
Devante Smith-Pelly seems poised to stick around with the Ducks this season after spending most of the past two seasons in the minors.
Devante Smith-Pelly is still waiting for a new contract, but one doesn't appear to imminent.
Devante Smith-Pelly, 21, had one of the better games of his young career with two goals in Anaheim's 4-3 win over Los Angeles in Game 5 of their second round playoff series on Monday night.
Devante Smith-Pelly scored his third goal of the playoffs on Saturday.
Coach Bruce Boudreau was impressed with the play of Devante Smith-Pelly in Game 1 Saturday.
Devante Smith-Pelly scored twice including the tying goal with 24 seconds left in the third period to help the Ducks to a 5-4 overtime win over Dallas Sunday.
Devante Smith-Pelly is expected to start Friday's game on the Ducks' top line.
Devante Smith-Pelly scored his second goal of the season on Saturday.
The Anaheim Ducks have recalled Devante Smith-Pelly from the minors.
The Anaheim Ducks have demoted Devante Smith-Pelly.
Devante Smith-Pelly recorded an assist in Anaheim's 3-2 loss to Florida on Tuesday.
Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau was very impressed with Devante Smith-Pelly's play against the Bruins on Thursday.