NHL News: Senators, Flyers, Penguins, Canucks, Capitals and Jets

NHL News: Senators, Flyers, Penguins, Canucks, Capitals and Jets

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Philadelphia Flyers injury notes on Wayne Simmonds and Ivan Provorov.
On the Ottawa Senators …

John Shannon: GM Pierre Dorion and head coach Guy Boucher will meet next Monday to discuss his future. There is no timetable on when they will make a decision on his future.

On the Philadelphia Flyers …

Bill Meltzer: Forward Wayne Simmonds injury summary: “Torn pelvis since training camp (likely needs surgery). Then pulled groin. Then ankle fracture. 4 hours of dental surgery then multiple tooth extractions. Then torn thumb ligaments, which was only injury he sat out to heal.”

Adam Kimelman: Defenseman Ivan Provorov said that he has a Grade 3 AC shoulder sprain that should have kept him out of the lineup for six to eight weeks.

Adam Kimelman: Provorov that he’ll be able to start his offseason workout plan in July like he normally does.

Jordan Hall: Goaltender Brian Elliott said that he’s been dealing with some scar tissue that impacted his range of motion. A month ago he couldn’t reach down to put his socks and shoes on.

Jordan Hall: Goaltender Michal Neuvirth will have his hips scoped this offseason. It’s a minor procedure.

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Pittsburgh Penguins: Coach Mike Sullivan: “Malkin will make the trip with the team to Washington, Hagelin will not. Neither will play in Game 1.”

Pittsburgh Penguins: The Penguins have signed forward Linus Olund to a three-year entry-level contract that kicks in next year. He’s already playing in the AHL on an ATO.

On the Vancouver Canucks …

Rick Dhaliwal: Have been told that it’s very unlikely that the Canucks will sign draft pick Cole Candella. There has been more talk that they could sign 20-year old draft pick Brett McKenzie.

On the Washington Capitals …

Brian McNally: Coach Barry Trotz said that forward Andre Burakovsky is week-to-week and will start skating fairly quickly. They haven’t ruled him out for the Round 2.

On the Winnipeg Jets …

Sara Orlesky: Coach Paul Maurice said they expect forward Patrik Laine to be ready for Game 1 tonight.