Quick Hits: NHL Injury Updates and Two 2019 First-Round Picks Sign Their ELC’s
Injury updates

Eric Stephens: Anaheim Ducks head coach Dallas Eakins said that forward Sam Steel is dealing with a lower-body injury. Steel has been off the ice for the past couple days.

Marisa Ingemi: Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy doesn’t think David Krejci‘s injury is serious. They’ll know more today.

Stu Cowan: Montreal Canadiens coach Claude Julien on if goaltender Carey Price suffered his bruised left hand at practice yesterday.

“It doesn’t matter when it happened, guys. All it is is a bruised hand and when he went to see the doctor the doctor said for precautionary reasons we’re going to keep him out for a few days. So that’s all it is. So we should see him back on the ice hopefully before the end of this week.”

Andrew Gross: New York Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck when through and passed concussion protocol.

Philadelphia Flyers: Forward Morgan Frost will be out for five to seven days with a groin strain.

Isabelle Khurshudyan: Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny (hamstring) is still skating in a no-contact jersey.

Forward Lars Eller (upper-body) was a full participant in practice yesterday.

Alexander Alexeyev is out with a concussion. He isn’t skating with the team but he was on the ice yesterday.

Two first-round picks sign entry-level deals

Pat Steinberg: The Calgary Flames have signed 2019 first-round pick Jakob Pelletier to an entry-level contract.

Sean Shapiro: The Dallas Stars have signed 2019 first-round pick Thomas Harley to an entry-level contract.