Sam Pollock, who built a hockey dynasty as vice president and general manager of the Canadiens in the 1960s and 1970s, has died. He was 81.
Forward Dustin Penner has agreed to a one-year, $3.25 million contract to remain with the Los Angeles Kings.
Veteran goalie Curtis Joseph signed a one-year deal with the Maple Leafs on Tuesday after appearing in just nine NHL games this past season.
Chris Pronger of the St. Louis Blues pulled out of the World Cup of Hockey on Sunday due to an undisclosed injury, and was replaced on the Canadian team by Jay Bouwmeester of the Florida Panthers.