Eastern Conference News: Bruins, Islanders, Rangers, Devils, Red Wings, and Hurricanes

Eastern Conference News: Bruins, Islanders, Rangers, Devils, Red Wings, and Hurricanes

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Bruins rule Patrice Bergeron out for Wednesday
On the Boston Bruins …

Joe Haggerty: Center Patrice Bergeron has been ruled out of Wednesday’s game as his lower-body injury¬†“isn’t responding like we hoped” according to coach Bruce Cassidy. They are hopeful that Bergeron will be able to go this weekend.

On the New York Islanders …

Jim Baumbach: Islanders owner Jon Ledecky said that they would play at the Barclays Center next season. Added that they are focused on securing Belmont arena.

On the New York Rangers …

New York Rangers: The Rangers assign Filip Chytil to the AHL and release Andrew Desjardins from this PTO.

Dan Rosen: Coach Alain Vigneault said they assigned Chytil to the AHL as they are not sure if they want to have him as an NHL option or if he should head back to Czech.

Steve Zipay: Vigneault said he wants coaches to evaluate Chytil’s play this weekend and then make a decision next week.

On the New Jersey Devils …

Andrew Gross: Forward Kyle Palmieri didn’t have a no-contact jersey on at practice yesterday.

Chris Ryan: Brian Boyle and Michael McLeod didn’t travel with the team.

On the Detroit Red Wings …

Helene St. James: The x-rays for defenseman Danny DeKeyser came back negative. He had blocked a shot and is listed as day-to-day. Niklas Kronwall could be ready to go on Thursday.

On the Carolina Hurricanes …

Chip Alexander: Coach Bill Peters said that defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk is out with a concussion.

Cory Lavalette: van Riemsdyk is also dealing with knee and ankle issues. The Hurricanes don’t have any plans yet to recall someone.