Jason Kay: Former Nashville Predators enforcer Patrick Cote has been sentenced to 30 months in prison after pleading guilty to two bank heists.
CSN Bay Area: If the San Jose Sharks were going to move Antti Niemi, he would have been traded earlier this offseason. Expect Niemi and Alex Stalock to be the two NHL goalies in training camp in September, and it’s going to be an open competition for playing time.
ESPN.com: Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan is entering the last year of his deal and could be the next big name traded from Ottawa.
Craig Morgan: Hearing Montreal Canadiens forward Lars Eller requested a $3.1M arbitration salary and the Habs offered $1.65M.