- The Canes made a roster move with Saku Maenalanen rejoining the team.
- The Phil Di Giuseppe era has come to a close as PDG was claimed off waivers by the Nashville Predators. [News & Observer]
- The Checkers added some defensive depth as they signed Bobby Sanguinetti to fill out the roster. [Charlotte Checkers]
- Pierre LeBrun discussed the mounting pressure in Edmonton on GM Peter Chiarelli, and in passing breaks down the likely ask if he were to seek defensive help from Carolina. [The Athletic, $]
- The NHL took the press opportunity of the Winter Classic to announce the location of three outdoor games slated for next season. Spoiler alert: None are set for Raleigh, but some interesting venues nevertheless. [ESPN]