Penguins sign Weber
Pittsburgh penguins: The Penguins have signed defense attorney Yannick Weber to a two-year deal worth $ 700,000. He was waived yesterday.
New tracking pucks
John Shannon: The NHL has sent a few teams new tracking pucks to test. The NHL hopes players won’t notice any difference between these and traditional pucks. They hope they slide better.
Blackhawks add another to the log list
Frank Seravalli: The Chicago Blackhawks have added Lucas Wallmark to the NHL’s COVID Protocol Absence List. Alex DeBrincat and Adam Boqvist tested positive earlier this week.
Coaching and management of the Golden Knights
David Schoen: The Vegas Golden Knights play the St. Louis Blues today and the Henderson Silver Knights coaching team is expected to be back behind the bench.
Cap friendly: The Vegas Golden Knights assigned defender Nic Hague to the taxi team and then called defender Nick Holden back. That was $ 44,100 off the salary cap. Defense attorney Brayden McNabb was then inducted into the LTIR to maximize the $ 2.5 million pay cut.
Cap friendly: The Golden Knights then remembered striker Cody Glass. As they use LTIR space, his cap hit increases to $ 1,713,333 as he has performance bonuses.
Craig Morgan: The Arizona Coyotes have activated goalkeeper Antti Raanta from the IR.
Puck Pedia: The Colorado Avalanche has added goalkeeper Pavel Francouz to the IR retrospectively from January 17th.
Adrian Dater: Avalanche striker Matt Calvert is indefinitely out of action due to an upper body injury For the past several years, Calvert has looked at symptoms after a concussion.
Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators defender Christian Wolanin left the game last night with a lower body injury.
Samantha Pell: The status of Nicklas Backstrom and Lars Eller has not been updated. Both left the game early on Tuesday and the team was absent yesterday.