Tuesday Night Headlines

Here are today’s headlines for Tuesday, October 6th, 2020.

Waivers and Buyouts

  • Jack Johnson has cleared waivers and has been bought out by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
  • Forward Justin Abdelkader has been placed on waivers for the purpose of buyout by the Detroit Red Wings.

  • The Montreal Canadiens have also placed defenseman Karl Alzner on waivers for the purpose of buyout.

NWHL Partners with K1 Sportswear

  • The National Women’s Hockey League announced that they have entered a three year partnership with K1 Sportswear to become the league’s exclusive jersey supplier.

Simmonds Granted Permission

  • The Buffalo Sabres has granted forward Wayne Simmonds permission to speak with other teams before free agency begins on Friday per Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada.

Jets/Flyers Extend Qualifiers

  • The Winnipeg Jets have tendered qualifying offers to four forwards and two defensemen.
    • Forwards given qualifiers are Mason Appleton, Jansen Harkins, Jack Roslovic, and CJ Suess.
    • Defenders given qualifiers are Sami Niku and Nelson Nogier.

  • The Philadelphia Flyers extended qualifying offers to defenseman Philippe Myers, and forwards Nolan Patrick and Mikhail Vorobyev.

Wild and Yotes Unveil Anniversary Logos

  • The Minnesota Wild have unveiled the logo to commemorate their 20th Anniversary.

  • The Arizona Coyotes unveiled their 25th Anniversary logos for the 2020-21 season.

    • The Coyotes also unveiled that their home ice will feature the iconic crescent moon at center ice once again.

Brooks Passes Away

  • Former Washington Capital and St. Louis Blue Gordie Brooks passed away on October 1st.
    • Brooks played 70 NHL games in a 14 year professional career.

Habs and Jackets Make a Deal

  • The Montreal Canadiens and Columbus Blue Jackets made a trade.
    • The Canadiens acquired forward Josh Anderson.
    • The Blue Jackets acquired forward Max Domi and the 78th overall (3rd Round) pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.

Sens Bring Back the 2D

  • The Ottawa Senators unveiled their new uniforms for the 2020-21 as they went back to their inaugural look from 1992.

Caps Make Announcements

  • The Washington Capitals made a pair of announcements regarding their defense.
    • The Capitals first announcement was the re-signing of defender Brenden Dillon to a 4 year deal.

    • The Capitals second announcement was about defender Michal Kempny missing 6-8 months due to surgery on an Achilles Tendon injury.

  • To read more on the announcements, click here.

League Eyes Jan. 1st Start

  • At the start of the NHL Draft, Commissioner Gary Bettman announced that the NHL and NHLPA are targeting January 1st, 2021 to start the 2020-21 season.

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