Defenceman Adam Larsson and goalie Chris Driedger reportedly have signed contracts and will become members of the Seattle Kraken when each of their 30 selections – one from each of the NHL’s other teams – are announced during Wednesday night’s expansion draft.
Alex Ovechkin re-signed with the Washington Capitals on the eve of free agency, inking a five-year deal worth $47.5 million US.
Reigning Vezina Trophy-winning goaltender Marc Andre Fleury has been traded from Vegas to Chicago and is contemplating his future, according to his agent. The 36-year-old goalie did not have Chicago on his 10-team no-trade list.
The Winnipeg Jets have acquired defenceman Brenden Dillon from the Washington Capitals for a pair of second-round picks, the club announced on Monday.