BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo is set to play in a summer league game in his next step recovering from an undisclosed illness that placed his future in question in March.
Rick Tocchet is the kind of coach who doesn’t mind if a player calls him at 9 p.m. to share a thought.
CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Blackhawks have agreed to a one-year deal with defenseman Erik Gustafsson.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) Carolina Hurricanes owner Peter Karmanos Jr. is considering selling the NHL team.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Tyler Johnson is staying with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
TORONTO (AP) Zach Hyman signed a $10 million, four-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Former San Jose Sharks player and assistant coach Rob Zettler is returning to the organization as a member of coach Peter DeBoer’s staff.
Canada Day coincided with the start of NHL free agency, giving hockey fans north of the border two holidays to celebrate in one day.