Players on waivers
Cap Friendly: Players placed on waivers yesterday.
Dallas Stars: Reece Scarlett and Michael Mersch
New York Rangers: Matt Beleskey
Vancouver Canucks: Justin Bailey
Charlie Roumeliotis: Chicago Blackhawks coach Jeremy Colliton on Kirby Dach (concussion protocol) who skated for the first time yesterday since the concussion: “Good that he could get out there. Not going to get too excited about it, but it’s not a bad thing. We’ll just see how the next little while plays out.”
Defenseman Nikita Zadorov is making steady progress.
The Avs are hopeful that defenseman Erik Johnson will be ready for opening night.
Ansar Khan: Detroit Red Wings forward Frans Nielsen left last night’s game with a lower-body injury.
Coach Jeff Blashill said he tweaked something but he will fine for opening night.
They believe he suffered the concussion on Wednesday after a hit from Dryden Hunt.
Forward Michael McCarron has a groin injury and will be out for about six weeks.
Curtis Pashelka: San Jose Sharks coach Pete DeBoer said that Radim Simek is still skating and could join the main practice group soon. He is listed as day-to-day and is questionable for their opener on October 2nd.
Girardi played in 927 career games for the New York Rangers and Tampa Bay Lightning.
NHL and officials reach a tentative deal
Pierre LeBrun: Source saying the NHL and the on-ice officials have reached a tentative four-year agreement.