Avs to signal Johnson
Boeser and Sutter out for the Canucks
Jay Janower: Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning stated that ahead Brock Boeser can 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 checks to find out what’s inflicting his fatigue points.
There is no such thing as a timetable on when defenseman Travis Hamonic will arrive.
Edmundson and Worth 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 Worth might return at the moment.
Penguins Guentzel checks optimistic
Pens Inside Scoop: Penguins coach Mike Sullivan stated that after Guentzel’s optimistic check they’re assembly with medical doctors about probably implementing among the COVID methods that they used final season.
Sullivan: “Our group 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 day by day in the intervening time.
Within the locker room, the coaches could possibly be extra socially distanced they usually might unfold gamers out extra when holding conferences.
May a Thursday-Friday draft turn out to be a everlasting factor?
Pierre LeBrun: The 2022 NHL draft can be held on Thursday and Friday as an alternative of the same old Friday and Saturday.
The NHL is desirous about seeing how the numbers are on Thursday for the primary spherical in comparison with once 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.