NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Sabres, Red Wings, Predators, Lines and Pairings

NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Sabres, Red Wings, Predators, Lines and Pairings

The Buffalo Sabres put Matt Moulson on waivers
On the Anaheim Ducks …

Eric Stephens: Rickard Rakell was skating on a line with Adam Henrique and Corey Perry. Jakob Silfverberg and his upper-body injury weren’t skating.

On the Boston Bruins …

Boston Bruins: Coach Bruce Cassidy said that forward Jake DeBrusk won’t play tonight but added: “He’s very close. We’re just going to give him a little extra time. We’ll still list him as day-to-day, but Thursday’s a good possibility.”

On the Buffalo Sabres …

John Vogl: The Sabres have put forward Matt Moulson on waivers today. If he goes unclaimed, they will assign him to Rochester of the AHL.

Cap Friendly: Moulson has another year left on his contract and carries a $5 million cap hit.

On the Buffalo Sabres and Detroit Red Wings …

Helene St. James: The Detroit Red Wings traded forward Scott Wilson to the Buffalo Sabres for a 2019 5th round pick.

Paul Hamilton: GM Jason Botterill on Scott Wilson: “We are very happy to add Scott to our roster. Scott is a hard-working, young player that will be a great fit for our club. As a two-time Stanley Cup Champion, his experience will be an asset both on and off the ice.”

On the Nashville Predators …

Adam Vingan: Forward Ryan Johansen is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Forward lines at practice …

Boston Bruins: Boston Bruins lines: Marchand – Bergeron – Pastrnak, Spooner – Krejci – Bjork, Heinen – Nash – Backes, Schaller – Kuraly – Acciari. Jake DeBrusk is skating but not doing line rushes.

John Vogl: Buffalo Sabres lines: Kane-Eichel-Pominville, Pouliot-O’Reilly-Fasching, Nolan-Rodrigues-Okposo, Girgensons-Larsson-Reinhart.

Pat Steinberg: Calgary Flames lines: Gaudreau-Monahan-Ferland, Tkachuk-Backlund-Frolik, Bennett-Jankowski-Jagr, Hathaway-Lazar-Brouwer.

Brian Hedger: Columbus Blue Jackets lines: Panarin-Dubois-Anderson, Foligno-Wennberg-Atkinson, Calvert-Dubinsky-Bjorkstrand, Jenner-Sedlak-Motte.

Ansar Khan: Detroit Red Wings lines: Nyquist-Zetterberg-Abdelkader, Tatar-Larkin-Mantha, Helm-Nielsen-Glendening, Booth-Athanasiou-Frk, Wilson-Witkowski.

John Lu: Montreal Canadiens lines: Pacioretty – Danault – Shaw, Hudon – Plekanec – Gallagher, Galchenyuk – De La Rose – Byron, Deslauriers – Froese – Carr.

Chris Ryan: New Jersey Devils lines: Hall-Hischier-Bratt, Johansson-Zajac-Stafford, GIbbons-Coleman-Noesen, Wood-Boyle-Hayes Zacha.

Justin Tasch: New York Rangers lines: Kreider-Desharnais-Buchnevich, Vesey-Hayes-Nash, Grabner-Miller-Zuccarello, Carey-Nieves-Fast.

Dave McCarthy: Toronto Maple Leafs lines: Hyman – Matthews – Brown, Marleau – Kadri – Komarov, JVR – Nylander – Marner, Martin – Moore – Leivo, Soshnikov.

Isabelle Khurshudyan: Washington Capitals lines: Ovechkin-Backstrom-Wilson Vrana-Kuznetsov-Oshie Boyd-Eller-Connolly DSP-Beagle-Chiasson

Defensive pairings at practice …

Joe Haggerty: Boston Bruins pairings: Chara-McAvoy, Krug-Carlo, Grzelcyk-Miller.

Pat Steinberg: Calgary Flames pairings: Giordano-Hamilton, Brodie-Hamonic, Kulak-Stone.

John Lu: Montreal Canadiens pairings: Benn – Weber, Alzner – Morrow, Mete – Schlemko.

Chris Ryan: New Jersey Devils pairings: Greene-Vatanen, Moore-Severson, Butcher-Lovejoy, Prout-Santini.

Justin Tasch: New York Rangers pairings: McDonagh-Holden, Skjei-Shattenkirk, Staal-Smith.

Dave McCarthy: Toronto Maple Leafs pairings: Rielly – Hainsey, Gardiner – Zaitsev, Borgman – Polak, Carrick.

Isabelle Khurshudyan: Washington Capitals pairings: Orpik-Carlson, Orlov-Niskanen, Djoos-Bowey.