On the unvaccinated
Puck Pedia: “For unvaccinated gamers who can’t be with group on account of journey/quarantine guidelines or COVID infections, they don’t seem to be paid. For cap functions, that is just like gamers suspended with out pay, the place the group doesn’t incur a cap hit whereas the participant is suspended with out pay”
Stephen Whyno: “Keep in mind, any NHL group can droop an unvaccinated participant with out pay if he’s not out there to take part. So, a virus optimistic or shut contact would value him extra money. Vaccinated gamers have these handled as hockey accidents and are paid.”
Nylander not totally vaxxed but
Avs will probably be totally vaccinated quickly
Adrian Dater: Avs coach Bednar mentioned that the group will probably be totally vaccinated within the “close to future.”
Bertuzzi may very well be forfeiting over $450,000 this yr
Stephen Whyno of the AP: Detroit Purple Wings GM Steve Yzerman mentioned that Tyler Bertuzzi is the one Purple Wings participant who isn’t vaccinated. Bertuzzi will begin coaching camp with the group in the present day.
The Purple Wings have 9 video games in Canada this season and beneath present guidelines, he gained’t have the ability to journey with the group. Unvaccinated gamers who miss video games due to that may be suspended for it, and in Bertuzzi’s case, may very well be forfeiting over $450,000.
One unvaccinated for the Devils
Corey Masisak: New Jersey Devils GM Tom Fitzgerald mentioned they’ve one participant at coaching camp who isn’t vaccinated. They’re ‘making an attempt to assist him” and will probably be apparent within the upcoming days who it’s.
Keith in quarantine
“Making the choice for some individuals is straightforward and for some individuals is tough. I’m joyful that he’s going to be a part of our group this yr totally vaccinated… It was a tough resolution for Duncan… In July I heard discuss there have been 80, 90 NHL gamers not vaccinated in the summertime. I imagine that’s true.
We had a Board of Governor assembly yesterday and Invoice Daley mentioned that it’s going to be single digit gamers which are unvaccinated as we head into the season. Duncan could be in that 70 80 90 gamers that it was a tough resolution for him and ultimately made the choice to get vaccinated…I spent numerous time with him final week. I do know that he talked to numerous individuals. I do know he talked to his teammates and ultimately made the choice to get vaccinated.”
Josh Archibald not vaccinated for the Oilers
David Staples of the Edmonton Journal: Oilers GM Holland confirmed to Bob Stauffer on Oilers Now that ahead Josh Archibald is their solely unvaccinated participant. He may miss 30-plus video games this season. He carries a $1.5 million cap hit.
The Oilers play 32 video games within the U.S. this season. Holland:
“It’s way more tough being a Canadian group. Clearly we acquired to commute throughout the border a number of instances this season. Clearly it’s going to be a lot totally different enjoying on a U.S. group vs. enjoying on a Canadian group being unvaccinated.”
Some groups aren’t permitting unvaccinated gamers to coaching camp and Holland hasn’t but determined their plan of action.
Colton Sceviour not too long ago acquired a PTO from the Oilers and he’s an identical participant to Archibald.
Kurt Leavins: “RE: The #Oilers and vaccinations, I’ve numerous time for gamers who make a troublesome resolution (for them) to ultimately get the shot. I can’t identical the identical for Josh Archibald. It’s his proper to make that call. Nevertheless it places the membership 2nd and in a really unhealthy spot.”