Blackhawks add two to the COVID list
Chicago Blackhawks: The Blackhawks canceled training yesterday to avoid possible exposure to COVID
Carter Baum from NHL.com: Chicago Blackhawks forward Ryan Carpenter and defenseman Nicolas Beaudin have been added to the NHL’s COVID protocol absence list.
The Blackhawks already have Adam Boqvist, Alex DeBrincat and Lucas Wallmark on the list.
Capital cities are getting two back from the COVID list
JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington: Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin and defender Dmitry Orlov have been removed from the NHL’s COVID protocol list.
Goalkeeper Ilya Samsonov had tested positive for COVID. Striker Evgeny Kuznetsov remains on the list along with Samsonsov.
Konecny a healthy scratch
Charlie O’Connor: Alain Vigneault, Philadelphia Flyers coach after making striker Travis Konecny a sane scratch for last night’s game: “I’ve discussed this with the group a few times. Not a few times, basically after every game, about our need to play better 5v5, the need to do the right things, play the right way. “
Rangers will turn goalkeepers
Vince Z. Mercogliano: New York Rangers manager David Quinn said they will switch goalkeepers Igor Shesterkin and Alexandar Georgiev.
“We have two really good ones.” “I was just thinking for a short time we’re going to go with these guys every other day … give them a little bit of a clearer picture and maybe a little bit more comfort.”
Craig Morgan: The Arizona Coyotes put defender Kyle Capobianco on waivers. He demands that waivers be sent to the AHL or the taxi team.
Lance Lysowski: Buffalo Sabers forward Sam Reinhart missed yesterday’s game.
Eric Engels: Montreal Canadiens forward Josh Anderson left the game early last night.
Dan Rosen: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said defender Kris Letang is under investigation for a lower body injury.
Joe Smith: Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper said they hope to get defenseman Erik Cernak back on Monday.