NHL News: Waivers, Bruins, Sens, Flames, Islanders, Jackets, Ducks, Wild and Coyotes

NHL News: Waivers, Bruins, Sens, Flames, Islanders, Jackets, Ducks, Wild and Coyotes

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The Vegas Golden Knights placed Calvin Pickard on waivers yesterday
On Waivers …

Elliotte Friedman: Players put on waivers yesterday: Martin Marincin – Toronto Maple Leafs and Calvin Pickard – Vegas Golden Knights.

Chris Johnston: If Marincin went unclaimed and assigned to the AHL, he would still count $200,000 against the Maple Leafs salary cap.

On the Boston Bruins …

Joe Haggerty: Forward David Backes has been diagnosed with diverticulitis and will be out for three to four weeks. He’ll be reevaluated after that.

Joe McDonald: Noel Acciari has an upper-body injury and is unlikely to be able to go on Monday.

On the Ottawa Senators …

Sens Communications: Defenseman Johnny Oduya left last night’s game early with a lower-body injury.

Ken Warren of the Ottawa Sun: The Senators have signed defenseman Mark Borowiecki to a two-year contract extension worth $2.4 million – a $1.2 million salary cap hit.

On the Calgary Flames …

Aaron Vickers: Jaromir Jagr wouldn’t confirm or rule out playing on Saturday: “I would go day-by-day. I think we have to be smart about it.”

On the New York Islanders …

Arthur Staple of Newsday: The Islanders will go with a more veteran roster in their season opener. They’ll make forward Josh Ho-Sang a healthy scratch and dress Jason Chimera.

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

CBJ PR: The Blue Jackets have loaned winger Josh Anderson to their AHL team for conditioning. They have assigned defenseman Markus Nutivaara to the AHL.

On the Anaheim Ducks …

Mike Coppinger: Center Ryan Getzlaf missed last night’s home opener. The Ducks were without three of their top-six forwards, and two of their top-four defensemen.

On the Minnesota Wild …

Dane Mizutani: Forward Ryan Malone signed a PTO with the Iowa of the AHL – Minnesota’s AHL team. He was at the Wild’s camp on a PTO.

On the Arizona Coyotes …

Craig Morgan: Goaltender Antti Raanta missed last night’s season opener with a lower-body injury.