Posts Tagged Stefan Noesen

Injury Notes: Nash, Khudobin, Erskine, Letang, Lehtonen, Howard, Drewiske, Bjugstad, Thomas, Calvert and Noesen

  • Chip Alexander: Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford said that Anton Khudobin will be put on the IR. It may only be for the short term and called the injury a “best-case scenario.” Justin Peters will be recalled. Khudobin’s injury is still being called a “lower-body” injury. Alexander was told isn’t a knee or ankle injury.
  • Chuck Gormley: Capitals John Erskine (upper-body) skated yesterday but wasn’t able to go just yet.
  • Rob Rossi: Penguins Kris Letang practiced yesterday. Beau Bennett and James Neal didn’t practice.
  • Mark Stepneski: The Stars have put goalie Kari Lehtonen on the IR retroactive to October 11th. Defenseman Aaron Rome was sent to the AHL on a conditioning assignment.
  • Elliotte Friedman: Jonas Gustavsson was announced as a late starter yesterday as  Jimmy Howard has an injury. Ansar Khan: Red Wings GM Ken Holland said Howard’s bruised hand injury is not significant and that he might play today. Helene St. James: Jimmy Howard said he doubtful for tonight.
  • Marc Antoine Godin: Canadiens Davis Drewiske (shoulder) was expected to only be out for four to six weeks, but “it will be longer” according to a team source. Was hoping for an end of October return.
  • Steve Gorten: Panthers Nick Bjugstad on returning to the lineup tonight: ”I feel pretty in shape and ready to go mentally so we’ll see what happens.”
  • Steve Gorten: Panthers coach Kevin Dineen said that Tim Thomas looked okay during practice, but he won’t travel with the team to Nashville and is questionable for Thursday against the Bruins.
  • Aaron Portzline: Blue Jackets winger Matt Calvert will miss an extended period of time after having abdominal surgery today.
  • Helene Elliott: Ducks prospect Stefan Noesen will be out for the season with a torn ACL and MCL.

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Injury Notes: Khudobin, Lindholm, Carter and Noesen

  • Michael Smith: Hurricanes Anton Khudobin left last night’s game, didn’t look good. Kurt Dusterberg of NHL.com: Khudobin will have an MRI today after taking an awkward spill in the second period. ”It didn’t look good, obviously, the way he went off the ice,” Muller said.
  • Michael Smith: Hurricanes Elias Lindholm is out with an upper-body injury again.
  • Rich Chere: Devils Ryan Carter’s upper-body injury happened at practice, from a battle in the corner.
  • Curtis Zupke: A Ducks spokesman said that Stefan Noesen suffered a “significant” knee injury the other week. There are no details available yet.

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Ducks Trade Ryan to the Senators for Silfverberg, Noesen and a 1st round pick

The Anaheim Ducks traded winger Bobby Ryan to the Ottawa Senators for Jakob Silfverberg, Stefan Noesen and a 2014 1st round pick.

Ryan was drafted 2nd overall in the 2005 draft by the Ducks. He carries a $5.1 million salary cap hit for the next two season.

Silfverberg was drafted 39th overall in the 2nd round of the 2009 draft by the Senators.

Noesen was drafted 21st overall in the 2011 draft by the Senators.

 

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Jakob Silfverberg

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Draft and Trade Rumors: Avalanche, Maple Leafs, Panthers, Senators, Penguins and Ducks

  • Adrian Dater: Lots of talk that the Avalanche are trying to create a smokescreen by saying they are taking a forward at No. 1. General managers aren’t buying it.
  • Pierre LeBrun of ESPN: Joe Sakic didn’t back down from saying they would take a forward with the first overall pick.

    “He’s a great player, he’s going to be good,” Sakic said over the phone from Denver. “But after we had our internal meetings we came up with these three forwards, (Nathan) McKinnon, (Jonathan) Drouin and (Alexander) Barkov. We’re really leaning towards one of those three forwards.”

    Asked for clarification if they’ll pick one of those three forwards,

    “If we’re picking first overall, yes,” he said firmly.

    Sakic was asked about why telling people what they are planning.

    “It was more really for our fans here, to let our fans know what we’re thinking going into the draft,” said Sakic, the Avs’ vice-president of hockey operations. “That’s really what the purpose was, let them know where we’re leaning. What I said is that we’re picking first overall and this is what we’re doing.”

  • Jason Brough: If reports of the Panthers and Maple Leafs interested Jonathan Bernier are true, are the Leafs and Panthers still potential destinations for Roberto Luongo? Kind of shows the level of confidence the Leafs have in James Reimer and the Panthers in Jacob Markstrom.
  • Howard Berger: Berger still thinks that Leafs GM Dave Nonis will inquire about Avs Paul Stastny. Leafs could steal a true No. 1 center who needs a fresh start. Berger wrote last month that he’d trade Carl Gunnarsson and Nikolai Kulemin for Stastny. The Avalanche need to make cap room for Matt Duchene, Ryan O’Reilly and Gabriel Landeskog. Trading Stastny’s contract makes too much sense.
  • Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen: If the Penguins sign Kris Letang and need to trade out some salary, Senators GM Bryan Murray should be calling about James Neal. Senators trade chips Stefan Noesen, Matt Puempel and Shane Prince. The Ducks may have to move Bobby Ryan, who has two years and $10.2 million left on his deal. Bryan should call Bob to see what it would take to bring Ryan to Ottawa. Should Daniel Alfredsson retire, Daniel Briere may be a nice replacement.

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Quick hits on Bourchard, Huselius, Mattias, Noesen and the Islanders

  • Michael Russo of the Star Tribune: Wild’s Pierre-Marc Bouchard said in the last few weeks he’s ”pretty much symptom free” from the season ending concussion he suffered on January 4th. Bouchard isn’t a locked out player yet. He’ll be visiting doctors later this week.
  • David Pagnotta via twitter: Panthers Shawn Mattias is playing in Austria and may have suffered a concussion. He’s being looked at, and may end up returning home.
  • Bob McKenzie via twitter: Team USA’s Stefan Noesen has been deemed ineligible for the World Junior Championship by the IIHF due to his OHL suspension. He’d have 7 of 10 games left on his suspension. Chris Peters via twitter: Noesen would have likely played in a top-six role, and is not easily replaced.
  • BD Gallof via twitter: Officials at Barclays gave a “no comment” on the rumor that the Islanders could move to Brooklyn before the end of the 2015 season. Gallof thought it was worth noting because the media departments usually give a stock answer from the original press conference or denying a change.

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Caps may be getting a shakeup … Weber out Friday, unlikely for Sunday … Sens sign 2 1st rounders … Green hopeful for next week … Kane at center

  • Josh Rimer via twitter: “Been told if Washington Capitals Lose at home to NY Rangers tonight expect a Shake up, and when I say shake up I’m talking Trade.”
  • Don Brennan via twitter: The Senators have signed 1st round picks Matt Puempel and Stefan Noesen to entry-level deals.
  • John Vogl via twitter: Sabres Lindy Ruff on Nathan Gerbe: “Nathan is getting real close. He could possibly be an option for one of these two games, maybe.”
  • Brian McNally via twitter: Capitals GM George McPhee said Mike Green is “about 80 percent” and hopes to play next week.
  • Arthur Staple via twitter: Evgeni Nabokov will start in net for the Islanders tonight against the Flames. Brian Rolston is in. Haley, Pandolfo and Staios are out. Jesse Spector via twitter: David Ullstrom was put on the IR by the Islanders. Brian Rolston was activated from the IR.
  • Chris Kuc via twitter: Corey Crawford will start in net for the Blackhawks tomorrow against the Red Wings.

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