Halak assessments optimistic, Hoglander added to Protocol record
Matt Porter: Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy stated that goaltender Jaroslav Halak has examined optimistic for COVID
Scott Brown: NHL’s COVID Protocol associated absence record
Boston Bruins – Jaroslav Halak
Los Angeles Kings – Matt Roy
Montreal Canadiens – Joel Armia
Ottawa Senators – Jacob Bernard-Docker and Shane Pinto
Vancouver Canucks – Travis Boyd, Jalen Chatfield, Thatcher Demko, Alex Edler, Adam Gaudette, Travis Hamonic, Jayce Hawryluk, Nils Hoglander, Braden Holtby, Bo Horvat, Quinn Hughes, Zack MacEwen, Marc Michaelis, Tyler Motte, Tyler Myers, Antoine Roussel, and Brandon Sutter
Three adjustments to the NHL schedule
NHL Media: Schedule adjustments:
- Sport #638, Edmonton at Ottawa, scheduled for April 9, is now scheduled for Thursday, April 8, at 7 p.m. ET
- Sport #849, Edmonton at Calgary, scheduled for Might 7, is now scheduled for Saturday, April 10, at 10 p.m. ET
- Sport #483, Boston at Buffalo, scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Tuesday, April 20, is now scheduled to start out at 6:30 p.m. ET
Chris Johnston: The Chicago Blackhawks put Lucas Wallmark on waivers. The Dallas Stars put Tanner Kero on waivers.
Panthers prolong Marchment
George Richards: The Florida Panthers have signed ahead Mason Marchment to a one-year contract extension. He was acquired on the commerce deadline final season from the Toronto Maple Leafs for Denis Malgin.
Puck Pedia: Marchment’s extension is for $800,000 and is a one-way deal. He’ll be an unrestricted free agent after subsequent season.
Avs signal Clurman
Peter Baugh: The Colorado Avalanche have signed Nate Clurman to a two-year, entry-level contract. He’ll report back to Colorado (AHL).