UPDATE: Skinner officially signed for six years for $4.35 million in 2013-14 and $6 million each of the five seasons after that.
The site plan to build a big-league arena in Markham, Ontario, will be submitted to the city this week, according to TSN. The arena is expected to seat more than 20,000 people, according to the report.
Nashville radio personality Adam Davis is suing the Predators for injuries he suffered during the rehearsal of a human hockey puck promotion, according to The (Nashville) City Paper.
The St. Louis Blues shuffled their front office staff, making Al MacInnis special advisor to GM Doug Armstrong and Dave Taylor the vice president of hockey operations, according to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
Former Oilers anthem singer Paul Lorieau was pulled out of Kinbasket Lake near Valemount, B.C., by rescue workers, according to the Edmonton Journal.
New Jersey officials were not surprised by a lawsuit brought by the four major professional sports leagues and the NCAA against Trenton's plans to allow sports betting, according to NorthJersey.com.
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