>>Islanders, Blackhawks Make Trade
The New York Islanders acquired defenseman Nick Leddy and Johnny Boychuk and goalie prospect Kent Simpson in trades Saturday.
The Islanders got Leddy and Simpson from Chicago for defensemen T.J. Brennan and Ville Pokka and the rights to restricted free-agent goalie Anders Nilsson. New York acquired Boychuk from Boston for 2015 and 2016 second-round draft picks and a conditional third-round pick.
The 23-year-old Leddy had seven goals and 24 assists in 82 games for Chicago last season. Selected by Minnesota in the first round in 2009 and traded to Chicago in February 2010, he had 20 goals and 73 assists in 258 games in four seasons with the Blackhawks.
The 30-year-old Boychuk is set to become an unrestricted free agent after the season. He had five goals and 18 assists in 75 games last season. In 321 games in seven NHL seasons with Colorado and Boston, he has 19 goals and 56 assists.
>>Blackhawks Sign Carcillo
The Chicago Blackhawks have signed forward Daniel Carcillo to a one-year contract.
The Blackhawks also assigned forward Teuvo Teravainen and defenseman Klas Dahlbeck to Rockford of the American Hockey League on Saturday. Teravainen is one of the team's top prospects, but Chicago is loaded at his position.
Carcillo played for Chicago for two seasons, winning the Stanley Cup in 2013, before he was traded to Los Angeles in July 2013. He played for the Kings and New York Rangers last season, finishing with four goals, one assist and 100 penalty minutes in 57 games.
Carcillo, who was selected by Pittsburgh in the third round of the 2003 draft, has 1,179 penalty minutes in 390 career games. He also has seven goals and seven assists in 45 career playoff appearances.