Quick Hits: NHL Injury Updates, Players On Waivers, Bruins Sign Petrovic, and Merkley Traded
NHL injury updates

Craig Morgan: Arizona Coyotes goaltender Antti Raanta is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Goaltender Darcy Kuemper is sore.

Lance Lysowski: Both Conor Sheary and Johan Larsson are listed as day-to-day, but both were on the ice yesterday.

Chip Alexander: Carolina Hurricanes head coach Rod Brind’Amour said that forward Ryan Dzingel is feeling better but will be longer than day-to-day.

Michael Smith: Hurricanes defenseman Jake Gardiner didn’t practice yesterday. It was more of a precautionary move, Brind’Amour: “We’re not taking chances on any of our guys right now.”

Eric Engels: Montreal Canadiens head coach Marc Bergevin isn’t sure if forward Ryan Poehling will get clearance to play on Saturday. He practiced yesterday in a no-contact jersey.

Chris Johnston: The Philadelphia Flyers announced that forward Nolan Patrick has been diagnosed with a migraine disorder. He is listed as week-to-week and won’t be traveling with the team to Europe.

Wes Crosby: Pittsburgh Penguins head coach Mike Sullivan said that forward Alex Galchenyuk is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Ken Wiebe: Winnipeg Jets head coach Paul Maurice said that defenseman Sami Niku remains day-to-day with a groin issue. He did skate yesterday but won’t be able to play in their preseason finale on Sunday.

Players on waivers

Cap Friendly: Players placed on waivers yesterday.

Anaheim Ducks
Andreas Martinsen
Andrew Poturalski
Jani Hakanpaa
Chase De Leo
Kevin Boyle

Boston Bruins
Brendan Gaunce
Paul Carey
Alexander Petrovic

Calgary Flames
Jon Gillies

Chicago Blackhawks
John Quenneville

Colorado Avalanche
Daniel Renouf
Jacob MacDonald

Montreal Canadiens
Matthew Peca
Phil Varone
Dale Weise
Xavier Ouellet
Karl Alzner

New York Islanders
Chris Gibson
Jared Coreau
Kyle Burroughs
Seth Helgeson
Cole Bardeau
Travis St. Denis
Matthew Lorito

New York Rangers
Steven Foggarty

Ottawa Senators
Nick Paul
Jordan Szwarz

Vegas Golden Knights
Patrick Brown
Curtis McKenzie

Bruins sign Petrovic

Cap Friendly: The Boston Bruins have signed defenseman Alex Petrovic to a one-year, two-way contract. Petrovic had been in camp on a PTO. He’ll get $700,000 in the NHL and $375,000 in the minors.

Sharks prospect gets traded

Darren Dreger: San Jose Sharks 2018 1st round pick, Ryan Merkley, has been traded from the Peterborough Petes to the London Knights. He will join the team today.

Ryan Pyette: The Knights sent a 2022 3rd round pick and two conditional picks of value to the Petes for Merkley.