NHL News: Bruins, Avs, Stars, Oilers, Wild, Canadiens and Canucks

NHL News: Bruins, Avs, Stars, Oilers, Wild, Canadiens and Canucks

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Vancouver Canucks forward Brock Boeser taken to the hospital as a precaution.
On the Boston Bruins …

Matt Kalman: If goaltender Tuukka Rask‘s injury is indeed “very minor,” it may be a good idea to let Anton Khudobin get the next three starts and give Zane McIntyre a start and then bring Rask back.

CLNS: Defenseman Charlie McAvoy is expected to be out for “a few weeks” with a minor MCL sprain.

On the Colorado Avalanche …

Colorado Avalanche: The Avs have reassigned goaltender Spencer Martin.

On the Dallas Stars …

Sean Shapiro: Goaltender Ben Bishop will be out for the next two games. Coach Ken Hitchcock said they will have an update later this week.

Mike Heika: Ken Hitchcock on Bishop’s injury: “With Ben, we’re probably going to need a couple of days to figure out time frame on it so for sure. He’s not going to play tomorrow and Friday and then let’s just see from there.”

Sean Shapiro: Forward Radek Faksa and defenseman Esa Lindell won’t travel with the team to Nashville.

On the Edmonton Oilers …

Edmonton Oilers: The Oilers signed NCAA free agent forward Colin Larkin to a one-year entry-level deal. He’s Dylan older brother.

 

On the Minnesota Wild …

Sarah McLellan: Forward Luke Kunin will undergo knee surgery in the next couple weeks.

Michael Russo: Kunin will be out for the rest of season with a torn ACL.

Michael Russo: Was the swelling in his knee goes down, he’ll have the surgery and will be out for six to eight months.

On the Montreal Canadiens …

Arpon Basu: The Canadiens recalled goaltender Zach Fucale as Antti Niemi isn’t ready to go.

On the Vancouver Canucks …

Rick Dhaliwal: Coach Travis Green on Brock Boeser: “gone to the hospital for precautionary reasons. Our guys feel like it is a bruise, I do not want to comment on it.”

Ben Kuzma: The Canucks are hoping that Boeser only has a bruised tailbone after being taken to the hospital by ambulance.