Matt Bartowski avoided salary arbitration with the Boston Bruins, signing a one-year deal worth $1.25 million on Monday.
Bartkowski, 26, tallied 18 assists for the Bruins last season in 64 regular-season games and one assist in eight playoff games. He has 20 assists in 84 career games.
The deal avoids a July 30 arbitration date.
Bartkowski was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the seventh round of the 2008 draft, and came to the Bruins in a 2010 trade that included Dennis Seidenberg.
---The Los Angeles Kings agreed to terms on new contracts for restricted free agent defenseman Brayden McNabb and restricted free agent left winger Andy Andreoff.
The 23-year-old McNabb signed for two years. He is a 6-foot-4, 208-pound native of Davidson, Saskatchewan who has appeared in 37 career NHL regular-season games -- all with the Buffalo Sabres -- over the past three seasons, totaling eight points (one goal, seven assists) and 21 penalty minutes.
The 23-year-old Andreoff signed for one year. The 6-foot-1, 207-pound native of Pickering, Ontario recently wrapped up his second full season in Manchester, collecting 35 points (11 goals, 24 assists), a team-leading 133 penalty minutes in 76 regular-season games.
---Defenseman Dylan Olsen signed a two-year contract with the Florida Panthers.
The Panthers also signed forwards Garrett Wilson and Ryan Martindale to one-year, two-way contracts.
---The Carolina Hurricanes and right winger Justin Shugg agreed to a one-year, two-way contract.
Shugg will make $600,000 in the NHL or $70,000 in the American Hockey League this season.
---Defenseman Julius Honka and the Dallas Stars finalized a three-year entry-level contract.
Financial terms of the deal with Dallas' first-round pick (No. 14) in the 2014 draft were not disclosed.
---The Chicago Blackhawks hired Kevin Dineen, who coached Canada's women's national team to a gold medal at the Sochi Olympics, as an assistant coach.
Dineen was teammates with Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville from 1984 to 1990 when both were members of the Hartford Whalers.
---Tony Granato will join Mike Babcock's staff as an assistant coach with the Detroit Red Wings, according to reports.
Granato joined the Pittsburgh Penguins as an assistant coach in 2009 but was fired when Mike Johnston was hired to replace Dan Bylsma as coach on June 25.
Before joining the Penguins, Granato, who turns 50 on July 25, spent seven seasons with the Colorado Avalanche coaching staff, including parts of three seasons as their head coach. He guided the Avalanche to the Stanley Cup playoffs in back-to-back seasons in 2003 and 2004.