The NHL season is still a few months away, but there are still plenty of trades, free agents and other happenings going on while teams complete their rosters for the upcoming season.
Two of the best defenseman in hockey, Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators and Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, have yet to sign a contract. Both are restricted free agents and a major part of their team's futures.
Trade speculation and retirement rumors are also dominating the hockey news. Veterans like Mark Recchi have already retired and some others may follow his lead this summer, including Mike Modano.
Stay with this blog for the latest NHL rumors.
Nicholas Goss is a Boston Bruins featured columnist for Bleacher Report and was the organization's on-site reporter for the 2011 Stanley Cup Finals in Boston. Follow him on Twitter for Bruins news and analysis. Follow @NicholasGoss35