The NHL may be getting closer to a new transfer agreement for players International leagues.”We’ve reached a framework for a new transfer agreement,” Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly told TSN during Canada’s 3-0 win over Sweden at the World Championship.

  • Nashville Predators GM David Poile said Thursday that number one netminder Pekka Rinne underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left hip recently, according to The Nashville Tennessean. His recovery is set at four months and he’s expected to be at 100 percent in time for training camp.
  • The Buffalo Sabres fired assistant coaches James Patrick and Kevyn Adams on Thursday in the first moves made by newly promoted head coach Ron Rolston, according to

    A person familiar with the decisions confirmed the moves, and spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Sabres have not announced the moves.

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