Gamers on waivers
Pierre LeBrun: McCollum and Leighton signed contracts today that call for them to be set on waivers initially.
Pierre LeBrun: Eaves carries a $3.15 million wage cap strike and is beneath deal through up coming year.
Panarin sick and Dubinsky activated
Columbus Blue Jackets: The Blue Jackets introduced that forward Brandon Dubinsky was activated from the IR and that forward Markus Hannikainen was set on the IR retroactive to February 14th. Hannikainen has missed their past two game titles with an sickness and is working day-to-working day.
What to do with Puljujarvi … Benning activated, Manning assigned to the AHL
Ryan Rishaug: Would consider that immediately after Jesse Puljujarvi comes off the IR, he will probably be sent to the AHL. After listening to Bob Nicholson’s opinions about participant improvement, there is a excellent likelihood that he spends the relaxation of the year in the AHL.
Mark Spector: The Oilers administration has been chatting about the options for Puljujarvi. No conclusion has been built. Heading down to the AHL most concur is the very best selection, but immediately after he’s remained in the NHL this lengthy, will they reduce the participant by sending him down now?
Edmonton Oilers: The Oilers have assigned defenseman Brandon Manning to the AHL.
Ladd and Hickey recalled
Kucherov one particular point absent from 100
Adam Kimelman: “Nikita Kucherov is 7-11-18 during a 5-activity point streak. If he will get 1 point tonight he’ll arrive at 100 in his 61st activity, and would be 1st TB participant with numerous 100-point seasons.”
Canucks sign a goaltender
Stephen Whyno: The Vancouver Canucks have signed Michael Leighton. Leighton had been on a PTO with their AHL crew.
Laine on his activity
Paul Friesen: Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine on his activity of late: “I consider it is finding better. Certainly I’m not scoring, but in general it is Ok. Building chances, actively playing Ok defence. Not letting that lots of goals any longer, as a line. So that is obviously excellent. It is decent suitable now.”