More on waivers today … Video of Sestito’s suspendable hit and Avery’s threat to Giroux … Komisarek’s limited no-trade … Pronger could be ready for opener
- Updated: September 27, 2011
- TSN: Players put on waivers today: Cam Paddock (LA) , Nathan Lawson (MTL), Brian Willsie (MTL), Andre Deveaux (NYR), Andreas Thuresson (NYR), Tom Sestito (PHI), Andrew Joudrey (CBJ), Cody Bass (CBJ), Dane Byers (CBJ), Nick Drazenovic (CBJ), Zach Hamill (BOS), Trent Whitfield (BOS), Peter Mannino (WPG), Jason Jaffray (WPG), Riley Holzapfel (WPG), Tim Conboy (OTT), Francis Lessard (OTT), Corey Locke (OTT), Mark Parrish (OTT), Arturs Kulda (WPG), Mark Flood (WPG).
- Darren Dreger via twitter: There is no audio of Wayne Simmonds alleged slur towards Sean Avery. Shanahan is expected to talk with Simmonds today, could end up as a $2,500 fine.
- Darren Dreger via twitter: Jacques hearing is today, Sestito is likely tomorrow. Sestito’s suspension may be less than Shelly’s suspension has he’s not a repeat offender.
- Sean Avery is mic’d up and threatens Claude Giroux (explicit language)
- Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun: Senators goalie Craig Anderson is nursing a minor injury and won’t be the lineup tonight as expected. He should be able to go Thursday.
- David Alter via twitter: Maple Leafs defenseman Mike Komisarek has a no-movement with a 12 team no-trade clause. He can be traded to 18 teams, and he can’t be loaned.
- Ryan Rishaug via twitter: Oilers Sam Gagne has a sprained ankle and is week-to-week.
- Sam Carchidi via twitter: Flyers GM Paul Holmgren believes that Chris Pronger will be ready for the opener in Boston, but no sure if he will play in one of their final two pre-season games. James Van Riemsdyk will likely miss the Flyers final 2 pre-season games with a lower-body injury, but should be ready for opener.