The team announced the stunning injury news Thursday, midway through training camp and with opening night less than two weeks away.
Backlund has signed a two-year, US$9-million extension with the club, and will be the 21st player to wear the "C" in franchise history.
The NHL announced Thursday that the transfer of the club to a group led by Michael Andlauer.
Marchand follows in a line of Bruins captains that runs from Hall of Famers Sprague Cleghorn to Dit Clapper to Milt Schmidt and Ray Bourque.
Pearson has recorded 133 goals and 139 assists in 590 career games in his time with the Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins and Canucks.
In a statement released Sunday, the Blue Jackets said Babcock's resignation was a mutual decision between the team and coach.
The NHL and NHL Players’ Association are still planning to host a World Cup in February 2025.
The pride in Adam Lowry's voice was evident after being named captain of the Winnipeg Jets on Tuesday.
The Colorado Avalanche agreed to terms Tuesday with forward Tomas Tatar on a one-year contract worth $1.5 million.
Canucks name defenceman Quinn Hughes 15th captain in franchise history.
The Ottawa Senators have locked up another key piece of their future.
Hagelin has not played since taking an errant stick to his left eye during Washington Capitals practice on March 1, 2022.
Keefe has posted a 166-71-30 record since being hired on Nov. 20, 2019.
Bouchard will count $3.9 million against the salary cap each of the next two seasons.
Auston Matthews has put pen to paper on a deal that is set to make him the NHL’s highest-paid player.
Lafrenière will count just over $2.3 million against the salary cap each of the next two seasons as part of the deal.
The Arizona Coyotes have signed coach André Tourigny to a three-year contract extension.
Hagel will count $6.5 million against the salary cap annually when the new contract kicks in for the 2024-25 season.
Bernier has retired after playing more than a decade in the NHL, a career that spanned six teams and included winning a Stanley Cup ring.
The Winnipeg Jets have signed defenceman Logan Stanley to a one-year contract worth US$1 million.