The Anaheim Ducks have traded defenseman Sean O'Donnell to the Los Angeles Kings for a conditional pick in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Brochu's take: GM Brian Burke may not be done, as the Ducks are now under the salary cap but only by a few hundred thousand dollars.
The Edmonton Oilers have claimed defenceman Steve MacIntyre off waivers from the Florida Panthers.
Chicago Blackhawks goalie Nikolai Khabibulin has cleared waivers. Eric Duhatschek of the Globe and Mail suggests the Kings as a likely destination, with forward Michal Handzus going to the Hawks. Duhatschek also reports of Chicago's interest in Washington Capitals forward Michael Nylander.
The Carolina Hurricanes have released forward Jeff O'Neill from training camp.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have placed forward Michel Ouellet on waivers.