Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton has appealed his current 15-game suspension for attacking and injuring Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik on Dec. 7, agent Anton Thun told ESPN's Pierre LeBrun on Monday.
The Pittsburgh Penguins placed defenseman Kris Letang on injured reserve Monday with an upper-body injury. Coach Dan Bylsma said Letang could return after Christmas.
Boston Bruins forward Milan Lucic said he was involved in a verbal and physical attack at a nightclub in his hometown of Vancouver on Saturday night after Boston's 6-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena.
Columbus right wing Jared Boll will be out three to four months after surgery to repair a torn tendon in his ankle.
Kevin Dineen has been hired as coach of Canada's women's hockey team following his firing last month as coach of the Florida Panthers.
Morgan Klimchuk signed an entry-level contract with the Calgary Flames on Tuesday, meaning the 2013 first-round draft pick will be with the team for at least three years.
Steven Stamkos can't say his timeline has moved up because there's no specific return date set.
Edmonton Oilers defenseman Corey Potter has been suspended for two games for boarding Anaheim Ducks forward Nick Bonino.
Montreal Canadiens tough guy George Parros has sustained a fighting-related concussion for the second time this season.
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