Hall of Fame: Cammi Granato and Angela James became the first women elected to be enshrined in Toronto. Along with former NHL All-Star Dino Ciccarelli, Granato and James will go in as part of the players category during an induction ceremony in November. Longtime Red Wings executive Jimmy Devellano and the late Daryl (Doc) Seaman -- a founding owner of the Calgary Flames -- were elected as builders.
NHL: The NHL Players' Association is extending its current collective bargaining agreement with the league through the 2011-12 season. The CBA was originally set to expire after the upcoming season, but the players' association exercised its right to extend it for a seventh year.
Anaheim Ducks: Less than four months after leading Canada to Olympic gold, Scott Niedermayer retired after an 18-year NHL career. He leaves with four Stanley Cups and a wealth of medals earned everywhere from juniors to the Vancouver Games.
Edmonton Oilers: Pat Quinn was removed as coach after his team finished with the worst record in the league in his first season. He was replaced by assistant Tom Renney. Quinn was assigned to the front office as a senior adviser. Edmonton was 27-48-8 with Quinn, 33 points below the playoff cutoff in the Western Conference.
Florida Panthers: Traded forwards Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell to the Boston Bruins for defenseman Dennis Wideman, the No. 15 pick in this weekend's NHL draft and a third-round selection next year. The 25-year-old Horton had 20 goals and 37 assists in 65 games last season.
San Jose Sharks: Will not offer goaltender Evgeni Nabokov a contract when he becomes an unrestricted free agent next week, cutting ties with one of the franchise's cornerstone players.
From News and wire service reports.