Avs to sign Johnson
Adrian Dater: As formerly kept in mind, the Colorado Avalanche and defenseman Jack Johnson will complete a one-year offer today or on Tuesday.
Boeser and Sutter out for the Canucks
Jay Janower: Vancouver Canucks GM Jim Benning stated that forward Brock Boeser will be out for the rest of the pre-season and they are confident that he’ll be all set for the start of the routine season.
Forward Brandon Sutter won’t be all set for the start of the season. He is going through tests to identify what is triggering his tiredness problems.
There is no schedule on when defenseman Travis Hamonic will get here.
Edmundson and Price advancing
Renaud Lavoie: Montreal Canadiens coach Dominique Ducharme stated that defenseman Joel Edmundson and goaltender Carey Price are advancing. Edmundson might begin practicing today and Price might return today.
Penguins Guentzel tests favorable
Pittsburgh Penguins: Pittsburgh Penguins forward Jake Guentzel has actually checked favorable for COVID. The Penguins are monitoring his circumstance and are following league procedures.
Pens Inside Scoop: Penguins coach Mike Sullivan stated that after Guentzel’s favorable test they are meeting physicians about potentially carrying out a few of the COVID techniques that they utilized last season.
Sullivan: “Our team is going to do everything in its power to try to get out ahead of this.”
Pens Inside Scoop: The Penguins will now be evaluating gamers and personnel every day for the time being.
In the locker space, the coaches might be more socially distanced and they might spread out gamers out more when convening.
Could a Thursday-Friday draft end up being an irreversible thing?
Pierre LeBrun: The 2022 NHL draft will be hung on Thursday and Friday rather of the typical Friday and Saturday.
The NHL has an interest in seeing how the numbers are on Thursday for the preliminary compared to when they held it on Fridays. If the numbers are great they might make it an irreversible modification.
Pierre LeBrun: Day 2 of the draft will begin at the very same time as when it was hung on Saturday – 11:00 AM.