Stephenson is expected to play a role off the Pacers' bench next season if Danny Granger (knee) returns to full health, the Indianapolis Star reports. Indiana head coach Frank Vogel anticipates a healthy Granger being a starter and that knocks Stephenson back to the bench.
The Islanders are one of several teams interested in acquiring King goaltender Jonathan Bernier, according to Newsday. If that's the case, Niederreiter is likely to be among the trade chips sent to Los Angeles.
Germain Racing announced that Caymus Vineyards, part of the prestigious Wagner Family of Wine, will be on board the No. 13 GEICO Ford Fusion of driver Mears as an associate sponsor for the upcoming Sonoma Raceway event, germainracing.com reports.