Alfie has concussion and on the IR … Avery on re-enty … Scouting Oilers … Brodeur activated … New lines in Buffalo
- Updated: October 31, 2011
- Allen Panzeri of the Ottawa Citizen: Senators coach Paul MacLean said that Daniel Aldredsson is out with a concussion, and will be out until his concussion like symptoms are gone. Nikita Filatov will remain with the team. Craig Anderson will start in net tomorrow against the Bruins. Chris Stevenson via twitter: The Senators have put Daniel Aldredsson on the IR, he’s eligible to come back on Saturday.
- Bob McKenzie via twitter: The Rangers have put Sean Avery on re-entry waivers. Trevor Gillies (NYI) and DJ King (WAS) were put on waivers. Detroit’s Fabian Brunnstrom clears waivers.
- Kevin Paul Dupont via twitter: One of the problems the Bruins are having is finding a trade partner. The Blue Jackets are the only other desperate team. Other teams may wait until December to be motivated to make a move.
- Bucky Gleason of the Buffalo News: Scouts have been keeping an eye on the Oilers. Sam Gagner could end being moved, St. Louis?
- Eric Francis of the Calgary Flames: Marty Turco is still working out with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and is hoping to land a backup job in the NHL. Francis thinks he could be a good mentor for Steve Mason in Columbus. The Penguins are 31-16-7 since Crosby went out with a concussion.
- John Vogl via twitter: The Sabres have made some line adjustments: Vanek-Leino-Pominville, Adam-Roy-Stafford. Still have Gerbe-Gaustad-Kaleta & McCormick-Ellis-Boyes.
- Erik Erlendsson via twitter: Lightning winger Marty St. Louis is not practicing today, maintenance day. Ryan Malone is day-to-day with an upper body injury.
- Shelly Anderson via twitter: Staal, Malkin, Kunitz, Letang, Cooke not at Penguins practice this morning. Rob Rossi via twitter: Staal, Malkin and Letang are having a maintenance day.
- Tom Gulitti via twitter: Martin Brodeur has been activated from the IR.
- Tom Gulitti via twitter: There is still no timetable to Travis Zajac’s return. He w0uldn’t say/rule out Dec. 3rd. Zajac is walking without a limp and added, “is easier than walking just with being in boots….You don’t use your Achilles as much.”
- Chip Alexander via twitter: Hurricanes 1st PP unit: Staal, Skinner, Jokinen, Pitkanen, McBain. 2nd PP unit: Ruutu, LaRose, Poni, Kaberle, Harrison
- Tarik El-Bashir via twitter: 3 lines at Capitals practice: Ovechkin-Backstrom-Brouwer, Chimera-Johansson-Semin, Hendricks-Laich-Ward.
- Minnesota Wild via twitter: The Wild have assigned Brett Bulmer to Kelowna of the WHL.
- Andrew Gross via twitter: Martin Biron will start in net for the Rangers.
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