"Tom is resting and recovering nicely," agent Mark Guy said. "He should be ready at some point during [training] camp."
Chicago Blackhawks assistant coach Jamie Kompon is leaving the team to become coach and general manager of the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League.
"It's always been my goal to become a head coach, and joining the Winterhawks as both general manager and head coach is a great opportunity,” Kompon told the Winterhawks website Wednesday. "The Winterhawks have become one of the premier organizations in junior hockey and I look forward to continuing the winning tradition that has been built here."
It didn't long for him to understand what his new team was about, and he cemented that relationship Wednesday, signing a multiyear contract extension to remain with the Devils.
Terms were not released, but NJ.com reported it is for seven years at an average annual value of $6 million with a no-trade clause.
Schneider, 28, would have become an unrestricted free agent following the 2014-15 season. His new contract starts with the 2015-16 season and would keep him with the Devils through 2021-22.
"It's a great position," Schneider said. "I intend to be a loyal guy. I don't have a lot of interest in bouncing around from team to team, being three teams in four years. I found a place I really like and will be good for me, my career and family. I think it was an easy decision."
"Sidney Crosby has been undergoing treatment on a right wrist injury that he suffered during the season," general manager Jim Rutherford said in a statement. "Sid is getting medical advice to determine the best path moving forward, including the possibility of arthroscopic surgery. No final decision has been made on surgery at this point. We expect to have a decision by early next week."
The contracts are worth $10.5 million each per season, according to multiple reports. At this point those contracts would have the highest average annual value in the NHL when they begin in 2015-16.
Toews and Kane were set to become unrestricted free agents after the 2014-15 season but now are under contract through 2022-23.
Restricted free agent defenseman Anthony Bitetto accepted his qualifying offer and signed a one-year, two-way contract Tuesday with the Nashville Predators worth $650,000 at the NHL level and $60,000 at the American Hockey League level.
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