Fracture Sidelines Leetch
All-Star defenseman Brian Leetch of the New York Rangers will not be on the ice when the team opens training camp in Burlington, Vt., today, and could miss up to two weeks because of a stress fracture of the right foot.
The Edmonton Oilers re-signed Bill Ranford, giving the free agent goalie a one-year deal for $3 million.
The New Jersey Devils have suspended Claude Lemieux for failing to report to training camp at West Orange, N.J. Lemieux said he plans to appeal the suspension.
The Philadelphia Flyers have signed all-star left wing John LeClair to a new contract, team president Bob Clarke said. Terms were not disclosed.
Los Angeles Kings coach Larry Robinson, who played on six Stanley Cup-winning teams in Montreal and was a six-time all-star defenseman, Fred “Bun” Cook, who played with the New York Rangers in the ‘20s and ‘30s, and former New York Islander general manager and Florida Panther executive Bill Torrey and Gunther Sabetzki in the builders’ category all have been named to the Hockey Hall of Fame.