Avs to signal Johnson
Boeser and Sutter out for the Canucks
Jay Janower: Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning stated that ahead Brock Boeser might be out for the rest of the pre-season and they’re hopeful that he’ll be prepared for the beginning of the common season.
Ahead Brandon Sutter received’t be prepared for the beginning of the season. He’s present process exams to find out what’s inflicting his fatigue points.
There isn’t any timetable on when defenseman Travis Hamonic will arrive.
Edmundson and Value progressing
Renaud Lavoie: Montreal Canadiens coach Dominique Ducharme stated that defenseman Joel Edmundson and goaltender Carey Price are progressing. Edmundson might begin practising this week and Value might return immediately.
Penguins Guentzel exams constructive
Pens Inside Scoop: Penguins coach Mike Sullivan stated that after Guentzel’s constructive check they’re assembly with docs about presumably implementing a few of the COVID methods that they used final season.
Sullivan: “Our workforce goes to do every little thing in its energy to attempt to get out forward of this.”
Pens Inside Scoop: The Penguins will now be testing gamers and workers daily in the interim.
Within the locker room, the coaches might be extra socially distanced they usually might unfold gamers out extra when holding conferences.
Might a Thursday-Friday draft develop into a everlasting factor?
Pierre LeBrun: The 2022 NHL draft might be held on Thursday and Friday as a substitute of the same old Friday and Saturday.
The NHL is all for seeing how the numbers are on Thursday for the primary spherical in comparison with after they held it on Fridays. If the numbers are good they may make it a everlasting change.
Pierre LeBrun: Day two of the draft will begin similtaneously when it was held on Saturday – 11:00 AM.