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Ottawa Senators extend GM Pierre Dorion through 2024-25 season
Dorion, 49, joined his hometown team in 2007 as the club's chief amateur scout. He later served as the director of player personnel and as an assistant GM before being elevated to general manager.

Calgary Flames sign defensemen Erik Gudbranson, Michael Stone to one-year deals
Gudbranson, 29, has played 10 NHL seasons for six teams: Florida, Vancouver, Pittsburgh, Anaheim, Ottawa and Nashville. He has 77 points (21 goals, 56 assists) and 640 penalty minutes in 563 games. The 31-year-old Stone is also a 10-year veteran. He has spent the past five seasons with the Flames and had four points in 21 appearances last season.


Zdeno Chara signs 1-year deal with New York Islanders

Defenseman Zdeno Chara has signed a one-year contract with the New York Islanders for his 24th NHL season, rejoining the organization that originally drafted him in 1996. Chara, 44, played last season with the Washington Capitals, appearing in 55 games and contributing two goals and eight assists. He joined Washington on a one-year contract. An unrestricted free agent, this is the fourth straight one-year deal Chara has signed. The defenseman has played 1,608 games with the Islanders, Ottawa Senators, Boston Bruins and the Capitals since entering the NHL in 1997-98 -- 13th most games played in NHL history. Chara has 207 career goals and 459 career assists, along with 2,000 penalty minutes. He won the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman in 2008-09 and was a finalist for the award six times.

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Travis Zajac retires after signing one-day contract with New Jersey Devils
Zajac, 36, played all but 13 of his 1,037 games with the Devils, who traded him to the New York Islanders last season. He had 203 goals and 349 assists in his career, and was considered an asset at both ends of the ice for New Jersey, who drafted him 20th overall in 2004.

Arizona Coyotes put in $1.7 billion proposal to build arena in Tempe
The Coyotes had been leasing Gila River Arena on an annual basis since the Glendale City Council voted to opt out of a multimillion long-term deal in 2016.