National Hockey League roundup
(The Sports Xchange) - The sale of a minority stake in the New York Islanders to Scott Malkin and Jonathan Ledecky from Charles Wang was unanimously approved at the National Hockey League's Board of Governors meetings Tuesday.
Ledecky and Malkin will transition into a majority interest in two years, with Wang staying as the majority owner in the meantime.
Forward Boone Jenner could miss more than a month after a puck struck his left hand, the latest in a string of direct hits for the Columbus Blue Jackets' first line.
General manager Jarmo Kekalainen told The Columbus Dispatch that the 21-year-old could be out a significant amount of time.
The Nashville Predators signed restricted free-agent right winger Taylor Beck to a one-year, $550,000 contract on Tuesday, the team announced.
The 23-year-old has played in 23 NHL games the past two seasons with the Predators and has seven points (three goals, four assists).
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