Apparently the Flyers are looking for another scoring forward to take some of the pressure off rookies Jeff Carter and Mike Richards, and Peter Bondra's name has been mentioned. Seeing Petey in the black and orange would be unsettling, to see the least.
- Bridging the gap between rumor and truth, there are reports that defenseman Andy Delmore has signed with Detroit. We'll await confirmation.
- The Wild have signed defenseman Daniel Tjarnqvist.
- John LeClair stays in the Keystone State, as he has signed with the Penguins, as has defenseman (and former Cap) Steve Poapst.
- Former Ducks goon Garrett Burnett has signed with Dallas.
- Finally, the Caps have re-signed 10 players, most notably center Jeff Halpern and disgruntled defenseman Brendan Witt.
- According to Jes Golbez's Hockey Rants, a great blog that focuses mostly on the European players in the NHL, "A bit of a shocking transaction over the quiet weekend as roamin' Roman Cechmanek, the former Vezina Trophy finalist, has signed with Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad) of the Czech Extraleague. This contract is rock-solid and it likely means the end of Cechmanek's NHL career."