Malik Smith is following his head coach to Minnesota.
The Chicago Bears have terminated the contract of defensive tackle Andre Fluellen.
Ottawa's Daniel Alfredsson, Los Angeles' Dustin Brown and Chicago's Jonathan Toews have been selected as the 2013 finalists for the Mark Messier Award.
Indiana Pacers point guard George Hill has been cleared to participate in Saturday's pivotal Game 6 of the team's Eastern Conference semifinal series with the New York Knicks.
The Miami Marlins placed outfielder Matt Diaz on the disabled list due to a left knee bone contusion.