Empty Netter Assists - 07-08-13

Written by Seth Rorabaugh on .


-The Penguins are expected to submit a redevelopment plan for the Civic Arena site in the middle of this month.

Central Division

-The Blue Jackets signed former Canadiens defenseman Frédéric St. Denis to a one-year two-way contract.

Northwest Division

-The Canucks signed former Blackhawks forward Pascal Pelletier. Terms of the contract were not reported.

-“I’ll miss Minnesota. I really will. Knowing that I’m not coming back to Minny for training camp, it is kind of weird, but at the same time, it’s part of the business, and I’m really looking forward to a fresh start with the Islanders.” - Former Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard on leaving as a free agent.

Pacific Division

-The Ducks re-signed restricted free agent forward Matt Beleskey (right) to a two-year contract extension worth $2.7 million. Coming off a contract with a cap hit of $737,500, Beleskey's new deal will have a cap hit of $1.35 million. In 42 games last season, Beleskey, 25, had 13 points (eight goals, five assists).

-“In no way, shape or form does the Dallas Stars organization condone or agree with the message that was sent out through Tyler Seguin’s Twitter feed last night. We’ve addressed the issue directly with Tyler and we’ll continue to work on educating our players regarding the importance of their conduct on all forms of social media.” - A statement from the Stars on forward Tyler Seguin who had a homophobic slur appear on his Twitter account this past weekend.

Adams Division

-Former Ducks forward Dan Sexton has joined TPS of Finland's SM-liiga.

(Photos: Civic Arena-Michael Henninger/Associated Press; Beleskey-Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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