Mike Zeisberger: Toronto Maple Leafs forward Carter Ashton has accepted a 1-yr, $850,000 qualifying offer from Leafs.
NBC Sports: Boston Bruins forward Jordan Caron has agreed to a one-year, one-way contract worth $600,000. Caron, 23, played 35 games for the Bruins last season, scoring once with two assists.
NHL.com: The Florida Panthers have agreed to terms with C Brandon Pirri on a two-year contract. Pirri, 23, appeared in 49 games for the Panthers and the Chicago Blackhawks last season registering 25 points.
The Sporting News: Training camp has not even started, but the Sporting News is picking the New Jersey Devils as the sleeper team to watch for the 2014 – 15 NHL season.