Thornton-Sharks talking extension … On why Kovalchuk deal should be accepted … Devils moving...

Mark Emmons of the San Jose Mercury News: Joe Thornton is having preliminary talks with the San Jose Sharks about a contract extension. The...

Oilers re-sign Sam Gagne … Lee Stempniak re-signs with Coyotes

Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal: Sam Gagner re-signed with the Edmonton Oilers yesterday. The deal is for 2 years and $4.55 million, a...

Kovalchuk decision by Wednesday … Staal not looking for offer sheet … 5 teams...

Mark Everson of the NY Post: The NHL has until Wednesday to decide if they are going to reject or accept the latest Ilya...

Kariya out next season … Could Guerin end up in LA? Oilers nixed a...

Greg Wyshynski of Puck Daddy: Paul Kariya's agent, Don Baizley, issued a statement saying that Paul Kariya will sit out the 2010-11 season with...

Kovalchuk saga coming to a close soon

3:15 pm: EJ Hradek via twitter: "As of 3:02 pm ET, NHL Deputy Commish Bill Daly says the league has not yet signed off...

Staal’s return delayed … Ducks looking for D depth … Bergfors-Thrashers not close …...

Rob Rossi of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Penguins center Jordan Staal has "experienced a couple of setbacks" from the torn tendon is his foot....

Kovalchuk to the KHL? Pens and Bruins say no Guerin

Dmitry Chesnokov via twitter: With the KHL season starting on Sept. 8th, there is the possibility that Kovalchuk starts there, then returns to the...

Kovalchuk’s agent calls KHL … Why Mitchell didn’t sign with the Sharks, Canucks …...

Dmitry Chesnokov via twitter: According to @plysenkov and their mutual sources, the league is looking for a 13 year contract for Kovalchuk. Craig Custance via...

Kings reach agreement with Mitchell … Bieksa staying a Canuck for now? Lou-Grossman back...

Update: LAKingsInsider.com: Mitchell signs with the Kings for 2 years, $7 million. LAKingsHockey via twitter: The Kings have a verbal agreement with Willie Mitchell. Nick Kypreos...

Kovalchuk framework rejected … Staal hoping for offer sheet … Lehtinen undecided

Mark Everson of the NY Post: The NHL criticized the framework of a contract between the New Jersey Devils and Ilya Kovalchuk that was...