Crosby was cross-checked in the head by Washington defenseman
Matt Niskanen in the first period of the Capitals' 3-2 victory
in Game 3. Crosby missed the rest of Monday's contest and was
re-evaluated on Tuesday.
The Toronto Maple Leafs signed defenseman Nikita Zaitsev to a
seven-year, $31.5 million extension. The deal runs through the
2023-24 season, according to the Maple Leafs.
Zaitsev, 25, scored 36 points (four goals, 32 assists) as a
rookie this season.
The Chicago Blackhawks announced they have signed forward David
Kampf to a two-year entry-level contract through the 2018-19
The deal is worth $925,000 per year, according to
Kampf, a 22-year-old native of the Czech Republic, totaled
career highs in goals (15), assists (16) and points (31) last
season with Pirati Chomutov of the Czech Extraliga, the
country's highest-level hockey league.
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