Phoenix Coyotes head coach Dave Tippett announced that team captain Shane Doan is expected to be sidelined indefinitely with an undisclosed illness that has kept him out of the club's last two games.
The New York Islanders activated goaltender Evgeni Nabokov from injured reserve Thursday, prior to the club's game against the Phoenix Coyotes.
The Carolina Hurricanes activated forward Alexander Semin from injured reserve on Thursday.
When Brian Burke was announced as president of hockey operations for the Calgary Flames in September, it seemed obvious time was running out for general manager Jay Feaster.
The Philadelphia Flyers have signed center Chris VandeVelde to a one-year contract.