NHL News: Coyotes, Blue Jackets, Stars, Oilers, Canadiens, Predators, Sharks, Knights and...

NHL News: Coyotes, Blue Jackets, Stars, Oilers, Canadiens, Predators, Sharks, Knights and Jets

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Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury passes concussion protocol
On the Arizona Coyotes …

Craig Morgan: Defenseman Jakob Chychrun made his season debut last night.

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

Blue Jackets PR: The Blue Jackets assigned forward Sonny Milano to the AHL.

On the Dallas Stars …

Mark Stepneski: The Stars recalled forward Jason Dickinson. The Stars put center Martin Hanzal in the IR retroactive to November 28th with a hamstring injury.

On the Edmonton Oilers …

Elliotte Friedman: The Oilers claimed defenseman Brendon Davidson off waivers from the Canadiens.

On the Montreal Canadiens …

Stu Cowan: The Canadiens send Daniel Carr to Laval of the AHL. He had four points in his past two games.

L.A. Lariviere: After losing Brendon Davidson and his $1.425 million cap hit to waivers, the Canadiens are $9,523,685 million in available cap space.

On the Nashville Predators …

Preds PR: Goaltender Juuse Saros has been recalled and the Predators assign Anders Lindback to the AHL.

On the San Jose Sharks …

NHL Player Safety: Forward Joe Thornton was fined $5,000 for his slash on Lightning forward Tyler Johnson.

On the Vegas Golden Knights …

Steve Carp: Golden Knights GM George McPhee on goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury: “he has passed all his tests and barring any setbacks should be able to practice Wednesday.”

Jesse Granger: McPhee said Fleury passed concussion protocol and they believe that he is 100 percent. They will continue to monitor him this week. There isn’t a timetable for his return to game action, but if there are no setbacks, it should be soon.

On the Winnipeg Jets …

Brian Munz: Forward Kyle Connor missed last night’s game with a lower-body injury. They are hopeful he’ll be able to go on Tuesday.

Ken Wiebe: The Jets had considered returning defenseman Tucker Poolman to the AHL to get into a game, but they decided against it in case he was injured. They have a busy schedule coming up.