- Darren Dreger via twitter: Johnny Oduya will have a salary cap hit of $3.375 million.
- Tracey Myers via twitter: The Chicago Blackhawks have re-signed defenseman Johnny Oduya to a 3 year extension and forward Jamal Mayers to a 1 year deal.
- Chris Boden via twitter: It’s to Boden’s understanding that Oduya took a pay cut from the $3.5 million he made last year in exchange for the 3 years.
- Tab Bamford via twitter: Bamford thinks that with the Oduya signing, it might mean that Nik Hjalmarsson could be on the trade block between now and the draft.
- Tab Bamford via twitter: Defenseman Shawn Lalonde’s days could be numbered as well. He has 1 year left on his entry level deal and NHL roster is full.