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 Edmonton Oilers announced Tuesday that they have agreed to terms with forward Linus Omark on a one-year contract. No financial terms were disclosed.
Vancouver Canucks goaltender Roberto Luongo said he did not continue to request a trade away from the team when he met with general manager Mike Gillis this summer.
Brodie, a restricted free agent, played 47 games for the Flames last season, with 14 points (two goals). He also played 35 games for Calgary’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Abbotsford Heat, totaling 20 points.