Stars bring back Honka
Matthew DeFranks: Honka will get $700,000 in the NHL and $90,000 in the AHL.
Cap Friendly: “Dallas had qualified Honka last summer but were unable to come to terms with the young defenceman. As result, Honka played in Finland all of last season but remained on the Stars Reserve List.”
Maple Leafs re-sign Anderson and bring back Hutchinson
The Leafs are now $1.25 million over the salary cap ceiling with 23 players under contract – 14 forwards, seven defensemen and two goaltenders.
Chris Johnston: “Remember that Toronto will have to pass No. 3 goalie Aaron Dell through waivers before assigning him to the AHL Marlies. So this is added insurance. Hutchinson is also now eligible to meet the goalie exposure requirements in the Seattle expansion draft.”
Blue Jackets re-sign MacInnis
Miller out of UND’s hockey program
Sportsnet: The Arizona Coyotes had renounced Mitchell Miller’s draft rights on Thursday, and yesterday the University of North Dakota announced that he is no longer part of their hockey program. UND president Andrew Armacost in a statement:
“I have been closely monitoring the situation concerning men’s hockey student-athlete Mitchell Miller, who was involved in a situation as a youth in 2016. We expect our students to live by our values in the classroom, in the community and when representing the university on the field of play,”
Armacost added that the freshman Miller can remain at school to study.