The Montreal Canadiens have acquired goalie Dustin Tokarski from the Tampa Bay Lightning in exchange for goalie Cedrick Desjardins.
The Pittsburgh Penguins have traded forward Eric Tangradi to the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a 7th round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.
The New Jersey Devils have acquired forward Alexei Ponikarovsky from the Winnipeg Jets in exchange for a 7th round pick in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft and a 4th round pick in the 2014 Draft.
Forward Andrew Brunette has retired from the NHL and has joined the Minnesota Wild in their hockey operations department.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have hired Jarmo Kekalainen as their new General Manager. Kekalainen becomes the first European GM in the NHL.