Sanford had 16 points (10 goals, six assists) in 52 games for the Blues last season.
Right before the start of the shortened season, the Blackhawks announced Toews would miss the start of training camp because of an illness.
The NHL found no evidence that San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane bet on NHL games or tried to throw games after investigating allegations made by his estranged wife.
The 24-year-old Kaprizov topped the Wild and all NHL rookies with 27 goals in 55 games last season.
The 36-year-old Zajac plans to remain with the Devils in a player development and consulting role.
The big Slovak defenseman will chase the Stanley Cup at least one more time just over a decade since hoisting it as Boston’s captain.
Yamamoto compiled eight goals, 13 assists and 26 penalty minutes over 52 games for Edmonton last season.
The Ottawa Senators confirmed the 33-year-old centre is hanging up his skates on the team's social media channels.
The team announced Wednesday that the two-time Hart Trophy winner will be out at least six weeks after undergoing wrist surgery.
The Flames signed Connor Mackey to a two-year deal worth US$912,500, and veteran forward Brad Richardson to a one-year, $800,000 contract.
Hronek has 16 goals and 64 assists for 80 points through his first 167 regular-season NHL games
Batherson, 23, was Ottawa's fourth-leading scorer last year with 34 points (17 goals, 17 assists).
The Buffalo Sabres locked up Casey Mittelstadt and defenseman Henri Jokiharju to three-year contracts each worth $7.5 million.
Farabee's extension kicks in with the 2022-23 season. He was scheduled to become a restricted free agent after this season.
The team's top defenseman was set to become an unrestricted free agent next summer.
“It’s exciting what we’re doing right now,” Cizikas said. “We’re gearing up for another big year.”
The deal runs through the 2025-26 season and carries a $4.4 million salary-cap hit.
The native of Vihti, Finland, tied for first among NHL rookies with four game-winning goals.
Benn has 24 goals, 103 assists, 670 hits and 908 blocked shots in 556 career NHL games.
The 23-year-old from Golden, B.C., has 18 goals and 25 assists in 121 career games the past two seasons with the Flames.