tsn.ca: The Edmonton Oilers have fired assistant coaches Keith Acton and Craig Ramsay. The news comes one week after the club named former San Jose Sharks bench boss Todd McLellan as its new head coach.
Sportsnet.ca: The Toronto Maple Leafs ink prospect Andreas Johnson and re-sign T.J. Brennan. Johnson agreed to a three-year entry-level contract. The Leafs signed Brennan to a one-year contract.
The Score.com: The Ottawa Senators and head coach Dave Cameron have agreed upon a two-year contract extension. Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun reports the deal puts Cameron among the highest-paid rookie coaches.
It’s believed Cameron’s two-year deal will be in the neighbourhood of $1.6 million ($800,000 per-season) which would put him at the higher end of new coaches but that’s because of what the club accomplished last season.