Minor news that happened today in the NHL…(TSN.ca/RDS.ca)
The Colorado Avalanche acquired Center Darby Hendrickson of the Minnesota Wild in exchange for a 4th pick in 2005.
They then turned around and sent Brad Larsen to waivers to make room for Hendrickson on the team. The Atalnta Thrashers claimed him off waivers.
Jan Bulis of the Montréal Canadiens is expected to be out 4 weeks with a right knee injury, Yanic Perreault will take his place on the 1st line. This could force GM Bob Gainey to make a move for a wbig winger, something the HAbs desperatly need.(thanx to ”Byzz33”)
Andrew Cassels has been activated from the injured list by the Columbus Blue Jackets after being sidelined for the past 6 weeks. Expect him to be traded to the Vancouver Canucks soon now that he is healthy.
The Nashville Predators would be looking to add a defensemen to their roster before the trade deadline. “I’m not saying we’re excluding the addition of another forward, but if we do make a move, it would probably be for a defenseman,” said GM David Poile.