The Montreal Canadiens have named Trevor Letowski as a new assistant coach. Letowski, 44, has been the head coach of the Ontario Hockey League’s Windsor Spitfires since 2018, and previously worked with the Sarnia Sting.
Red Wings defenceman Marc Staal re-signs with Detroit as the Vancouver Canucks place forward Jake Virtanen on unconditional waivers. South of the border, Trevor Moore is returning to the Los Angeles Kings on a two-year extension.
After an unsettled season that limited opportunities for junior hockey players and NHL scouts alike, Calgary Flames GM Brad Treliving believes it will take some time before the real winners of this year's draft can be picked.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have finally made their first selection of this year's NHL entry draft, choosing forward Matthew Knies with the 57th overall pick on Saturday.