The NHL and NHLPA will talk Babcock today
Elliotte Friedman: The NHLPA continues to examine the Mike Babcock scenario including seeing gamers phones and photos.
NHLPA Executive Director Marty Walsh and Assistant Executive Director Ron Hainsey were meeting some Columbus Blue Jackets gamers the other day.
Elliotte Friedman: The NHL and NHLPA had a pre-arranged conference set up for today and discussing the Babcock examination will now be on the program.
The NHL and NHLPA were alright with Boone Jenner and Johnny Gaudreau‘s actions however Walsh and Hainsey learnt that a few of the more youthful Blue Jackets were uneasy.
Sean Couturier will be all set to go
Adam Kimelman: Philadelphia Flyers forward Sean Courturier was on the ice the other day and is anticipated to be completely all set to go when training school opens.
The Blues indication Nick Ritchie to a PTO
St. Louis Blues: The St. Louis Blues have actually signed forward Nick Ritchie to a PTO.
In 74 video games last season Ritchie scored 13 objectives and included 13 helps with the Arizona Coyotes and Calgary Flames.
The Senators indication Josh Bailey to a PTO
Sens Communications: The Ottawa Senators have actually signed forward Josh Bailey to a PTO.
The Hurricanes indication Zach Aston-Reese to a PTO
Walt Ruff: The Carolina Hurricanes have actually signed forward Zach Aston-Reese to a PTO.
Wal Ruff: The list of gamers participating in the Hurricanes training school on a PTO consist of:
Forwards: Zach Aston-Reese, Kieffer Bellows, Cory Conacher, Jayden Halbgewachs, Brendan Perlini, Nick Shore
Defenseman: Nathan Beaulieu