Duncan Keith to miss out on the start of training school
Ken Campbell: Edmonton Oilers defenseman Duncan Keith is still needing to quarantine after getting his 2nd vaccine dosage. Keith will miss out on about the very first week of training school and won’t exist when it opens .
Zac Rinaldo no longer welcomed to the Blue Jackets training school
Aaron Portzline: Columbus Blue Jackets president of hockey operations John Davidson stated that forward Zac Rinaldo isn’t invite at training school as he’s not immunized. He might go to the AHL camp later on this month.
- Aaron Portzline: The been informed that the NHLPA is checking out the Blue Jackets choice not to bring Rinaldo to training school due to the fact that he’s not immunized.
Chris Johnston: “The #CBJ are drawing a hard line with COVID vaccinations: Assistant coach Sylvain Lefebvre was fired Sept. 13 for refusing to be vaccinated and now depth forward Zac Rinaldo isn’t being invited to NHL training camp for the same reason.”
Aaron Portzline: Blue Jackets GM Jarmo Kekanainen:
“The ball is in his court right now. We do everything as a team. That’s a requirement of being a Blue Jacket. We’re going with the group we have here, which is 100 percent vaccinated. We’ll see how it develops.”
Alex Galchenyk heading to the Coyotes camp
Craig Morgan: Forward Alex Galchenyuk will participate in the Arizona Coyotes training school on a PTO.
Bobby Ryan on a PTO with the Red Wings
Ansar Khan: Forward Bobby Ryan will participate in the Detroit Red Wings training school on a PTO.
NY Islanders notes
Stephen Whyno: The New York Islanders have actually signed goaltender Cory Schneider to a two-way agreement. Defenseman Erik Gustafsson will participate in the Islanders camp on a PTO.
Stephen Whyno: Islanders GM Lou Lamoriello stated that all gamers are completely immunized other than for one minors gamer. He won’t be welcomed to training school and they are aiming to appoint him to Europe: “That is his voluntary decision not to be vaccinated.”
Mollie Walker: GM Lamoriello on waiting to reveal finalizings and withholding information:
“I can understand the question, but there’s a reason for everything you do. It’s a combination of things, has to do with the salary cap, negotiations and has to do with potential sort of acquisitions of confidentiality and the unknown to your opponent.”
Bruins re-sign Senyshyn
Puck Pedia: Boston Bruins forward Zach Senyshyn signed a one-year, two-way agreement. He’ll get $750,000 in the NHL and $200,000 in the minors.
The Blue Jackets have actually extended Elvis Merzlikins
Aaron Portzline: The Columbus Blue Jackets have actually extended goaltender Elvis Merzlikins to a five-year, $27 million agreement extension.
2022-23: $5.25 million
2023-24: $6 million
2024-25: $6 million
2025-26: $5.525 million
2026-27: $4.225 million
Brian Hedger: Have been informed that Merzlikins’ agreement consists of a 10-team no-trade stipulation.
— JFresh (@JFreshHockey) September 21, 2021