The Chicago Blackhawks have signed defenseman Cam Barker to a 3-year, $9.25 million contract extension. Brochu's take: So much for him possibly becoming a UFA.
The Colorado Avalanche have signed forwards David Jones, Chris Durno, Darren Haydar, Matt Hendricks and Brian Willsie, along with goaltender Tyler Weiman.
The Detroit Red Wings have re-signed forward Ville Leino to a two-year, $1.6 million contract extension. The Wings also signed forwards Jeremy Williams and Kris Newbury.
The St. Louis Blues have re-signed forward B.J. Crombeen to a two-year, $1.745 million contract extension.
The Dallas Stars have signed forward Warren Peters to a one-year, two-way contract.
The Stars also signed defenseman Jeff Woywitka to a two-year, $1.3 million.
The Anaheim Ducks have re-signed defenseman Brian Salcido to a one-year contract.