Things You Might Have Missed:
- Derek Roy (Predators) left practice early as a precaution of an unknown injury.
- Toronto Maple Leafs have partnered with SAS on a new analytics project.
- Lance Bouma (Flames) has a facial injury (non-concussion) and is day-to-day.
- Jeff Skinner (Hurricanes) skated with the team & is traveling to New York.
- Chris VandeVelde (Flyers) recalled.
- Brody Sutter (Hurricanes) recalled. Patrick Dwyer placed on IR.
- Jake Muzzin (Kings) signed a 5 year, $20M extension today.
- Bo Horvat (Canucks) is getting closer to being healthy enough to play.
- Per Chris Johnston: Last week, the odds of Daniel Alfredsson returning were less than 50/50. The fact he has stopped skating is an ominous sign.
- Ducks’ Bryan Allen & Pat Maroon have been moved to injured reserve. Allen is already eligible to be activated from injured reserve and Maroon is eligible to be activated from injured reserve on Ocober 21.
- John Gibson (Ducks) re-assigned and will play 2 games this weekend with the Norfolk Admirals.
- Per Bob McKenzie: Expectation is Lightning will send Jonathan Drouin (fractured thumb) to Syracuse of AHL on two-week conditioning stint before seeing NHL action.
- Jason LaBarbera and Chris Wagner (Ducks) recalled.
- Viktor Fasth (Oilers) placed on IR
- Bogdan Yakimov (Oilers) re-assigned.
- Steve Pinizzotto & Richard Bachman (Oilers) recalled.
- Brian Gibbons (Blue Jackets) activated off IR & assigned to AHL affiliate.
- Michael Bournival (Canadiens) re-assigned.
- Patrice Cormier (Jets) re-assigned.
- Ben Scrivens (Oilers) took a puck off the mask in the 2nd period but remained in the game.
- Mikkel Boedker (Coyotes) recorded his first career hattrick!
Graphs & Things: courtesy of hockeystats.ca