Philadelphia Flyers captain Claude Giroux is expected to be sidelined approximately two weeks after suffering an undisclosed lower-body injury on the first day of training camp.
The Minnesota Wild and goaltender Darcy Kuemper agreed to terms on a two-year contract Thursday.
Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Kimmo Timonen will be out for a period of months as he continues to recover from a diagnosis of multiple blood clots.
Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding faces a long road back from a flare-up of multiple sclerosis which sidelined him for a significant portion of last season.
The San Jose Sharks and Justin Braun have agreed on a five-year contract extension that will keep the defenseman with the club through the 2019-20 season.
The Red Wings and restricted free agent defenseman Danny DeKeyser agreed to terms on a two-year contract on Tuesday.
The Anaheim Ducks signed forward Devante Smith-Pelly to a two-year contract on Tuesday.
NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and Philadelphia Flyers president Paul Holmgren were named recipients of the 2014 Lester Patrick Trophy on Tuesday.
Considering the young franchise is coming off the first playoff appearance in team history, the Columbus Blue Jackets should be eager to get the 2014-15 season underway.
The Montreal Canadiens will honor former defenseman Guy Lapointe early in the upcoming season.