NHL News: Vancouver Canucks, Ryan Reaves, and Injury Updates


Canucks signal Podkolzin however not Keppen

Puck Pedia: The Vancouver Canucks have signed 2019 first-round decide Vasili Podkolzin to a three-year entry-level contract with a $925,000 wage cap hit and an AAV of $1.775 million.

Podkolzin will get $832,500 base wage, $92,500 signing bonus, $850,000 in “A” bonuses, and $70,000 within the minors.

Iain MacIntyre: “Given cap/expertise points, it can assist immensely if Vasily Podkolzin can step into third line for Canucks subsequent season. However don’t sleep on risk of Will Lockwood incomes a spot behind him. Appeared good in late-season cameo and staff wants pace and tenacity.”

Rick Dhaliwal: The Canucks gained’t signing 2019 fourth-round decide Ethan Keppen earlier than the June 1st deadline. He’ll not be their property.

Reaves assessed a match penalty

NHL Damage Updates

Steve Conroy: Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy mentioned that ahead Craig Smith will take a look at his lower-body damage as we speak earlier than figuring out his standing for Sport 2.

Defenseman Kevan Miller hasn’t began skating but and might be out for Sport 2.

Michael Smith: Carolina Hurricanes ahead Nino Niederreiter missed Sport 1 with an upper-body damage. Coach Rod Brind’Amour mentioned that Niederreiter is “very, very uncertain” to return throughout their spherical two sequence.

Mike Chambers: Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson skated yesterday however his return is just not imminent in response to coach Jared Bednar. Johnson has been out since January.

Bedner on Johnson: “Guys like having him round. Clearly, he’s loads of enjoyable and a dedicated teammate.”

Renaud Lavoie: Montreal Canadiens ahead Artturi Lehkonen practiced in a no-contact jersey yesterday.

Joe Smith: Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper mentioned that defenseman Erik Cernak “must be okay.” Cooper mentioned that defenseman David Savard is day-to-day.

Mark Masters: Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin was going by extra exams yesterday.

Sheldon Keefe on his standing for Sport 7 tonight: “He hasn’t been dominated out at this level”

David Schoen: Vegas Golden Knights ahead Tomas Nosek was not prepared for Sport 1 of the second spherical.


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