The Atlanta Thrashers signed Nik Antropov to a four-year, $16-million contract Thursday.
Florida defenseman Karlis Skrastins broke a tie with 8:42 left to lead the streaking Florida Panthers to a 4-2 victory over the slumping New York Islanders on Wednesday night.
The Blues on Tuesday acquired forward Cam Janssen from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenseman Bryce Salvador.
Joe Sakic scored a power-play goal 25 seconds into overtime and the Avalanche rallied past the Panthers 5-4.
Karlis Skrastins played in his 486th straight game Tuesday night, tying him with Tim Horton for the longest consecutive games streak by a defenseman in NHL history.