Torres and the Sharks will decide in the next few days whether he needs surgery. If he rehabs the injury, he might miss only the first month. If he needs surgery, he would likely be sidelined for three to four months.
The Edmonton Oilers made center Ryan Nugent-Hopkins the No. 1 pick in the 2011 NHL Draft and on Thursday moved to keep him with the up-and-coming franchise well into the future.
The Ottawa Senators on Monday signed forward Colin Greening to a three-year contract extension that keeps him with the team through the 2016-17 season. The team said via its Twitter account that Greening’s contract has an average annual value of $2.65 million per year.
The Washington Capitals have re-signed restricted free agent centre Marcus Johansson to a two-year, $4 million contract.
John Tavares will likely be named the 14th captain in New York Islanders history on Monday, when a press conference is scheduled prior to the Islanders Children’s Foundation Golf Outing at Bethpage State Park Golf Course in Farmingdale, N.Y.
Boston Bruins forward Gregory Campbell was on the ice with teammates Thursday as he continues to recover from a broken leg sustained during the Eastern Conference Final.
Crawford began the day he earned celebrating with the Stanley Cup in his hometown by agreeing to a six-year contract extension Monday with the Chicago Blackhawks. The deal, which begins when his current pact expires after the 2013-14 season, is reportedly worth $36 million.
The Edmonton Oilers announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with forward Linus Omark on a one-year contract. No financial terms were disclosed.
The New Jersey Devils have an important piece of their future back in the fold with the announcement Monday that restricted free agent Adam Henrique has signed a new multiyear contract.