Here is where we’ll keep track of today’s minor transactions:
- Former NHL’er Derek Roy has signed a one year deal with Avangard Omsk, the KHL team announced. (Link in Russian.) Roy spent last season with SC Bern of the Swiss NLA. Prior to that, he had a lengthy NHL career, recording 524 points (189-335-524) in 738 games, including 32 points in 72 games with Nashville and Edmonton in 2014-15.
- Tampa Bay has signed left winger Mike Halmo to a one year, two-way deal, reports Lightning beat writer Erik Erlendsson. Halmo played with the Islanders’ farm team last season, picking up 22 goals and 19 assists in 74 games. He has 20 career NHL games under his belt, picking up a goal and 32 PIMS in 2013-14 with the Isles. General Fanager adds that the deal will pay $700K at the NHL and $275K in the AHL with a total guarantee of $350K.
- UFA D Mathieu Brisebois, who wasn’t given a qualifying offer by the Coyotes last month, has signed with Amiens of the French League, the team announced on their Facebook page. (Link in French.) Brisebois spent last year in the ECHL with three teams, recording 14 points in 53 games.