Here are your links for today:
The expected overhaul in goaltender gear is not expected to happen before this season. [Sportsnet]
Hurricances GM Ron Francis has been given a contract extension through the 2018-19 season. [Puck Daddy]
Ryan Callahan could return to action in November after undergoing hip surgery. [NHL]
Jarret Stoll has agreed to a PTO with Columbus. [NHL]
Feel free to discuss these and any other hockey-related stories in the comments below.