The Montreal Canadiens have traded forward Mikhail Grabovski to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for the rights to Greg Pateryn and a second-round draft pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. Brochu's take: How many times have you seen a Leafs-Habs trade?
The Habs also signed tough guy Georges Laraque to a three-year, $4.5 million contract. They also signed goalie Marc Denis to a one-year, two-way contract.
The New York Rangers have signed forward Markus Naslund to a two-year, $8 million contract. Brochu's take: There were rumors that the Canucks didn't even speak to Naslund during free agency.
The Rangers also signed defenseman Dmitri Kalinin to a one-year deal.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have re-signed goalie Marc-Andre Fleury to a seven-year, $35 million contract extension, with a no move and limited no trade clause.
The Pens also signed forward Miroslav Satan to a one-year, $3.5 million contract. They also signed Ruslan Fedotenko to a $2.5 million contract.
The San Jose Sharks have signed defenseman Rob Blake to a one-year, $5 million contract.
The Florida Panthers have signed defenseman Rory Fitzpatrick to a two-year deal. The club also agreed to terms on two-year contracts with goaltender Chris Beckford-Tseu and forward Steve MacIntyre. They also signed defenseman James DeLory to a three-year, entry level contract.