Quick Hits: Gagner, Pitkanen, Jovo, Schultz, Larsson, Lecavalier and Weber
- Dustin Nielson: “I think no trade/movement clauses are ridiculous but at the same time if the players has one it’s his call. GM’s do this to themselves.”
- Sarah McLellan: The Coyotes did not retain Sam Gagner’s no-movement clause in the trade.
- Chip Alexander: Hurricanes GM Ron Francis said he talked to Joni Pitkanen’s agent and was told that Pitkanen can not put his foot in a skate.
- Harvey Fialkov: The Panthers announce they will use a compliance buyout on Ed Jovanovski, clearing $4.1 million in salary cap space. Jovanovski will get $2.7 million over two years.
- John Hoven: The Kings re-signed defenseman Jeff Schultz.
- Todd Cordell: The Devils and Adam Larsson agree to a one-year contract extension.
- David Pagnotta: Vincent Lecavalier will get a $2 million signing bonus tomorrow, as well as next July 1st.
- Mike Halford: Shea Weber will get a $13 million signing bonus tomorrow.