The Dallas Stars have re-signed restricted free agent forward James Neal to a two-year, $5.75 million contract. The Stars have also re-signed defenseman Matt Niskanen to a two-year, $3 million deal. Brochu's take: Given the Stars' ownership situation, it's paramount that these two get signed before the new season.
The Anaheim Ducks have officially signed Paul Mara to a one-year, $750,000 deal.
The Carolina Hurricanes have signed forward Patrick O'Sullivan to a one-year, two-way deal.
The Ducks have invited forward Stephane Veilleux to training camp.
The Vancouver Canucks have signed forward Brendan Morrison to a tryout contract.
The San Jose Sharks have invited defenseman Andreas Lilja to training camp. Brochu's take: Or was it Peter Worrell? Just kidding!
The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed defenseman Charles Landry to a three-year, entry-level contract.