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NHL News and Notes from Monday, December 27th, 2021

News

  • The NHL and NHLPA announced that they have agreed to temporary changes to the CBA.
    • Taxi Squads will return up until the All Star Break.
      • Clubs will be permitted to assign a maximum of six players to the Taxi Squad.
    • The CBA modifications will run through the remainder of the 2021-22 season.
      • There were three modifications done for the remainder of this season which involves Roster Emergency Exceptions, Goaltenders, and in the case that a Club has less than 12 forwards or 6 defenseman on their active roster due to players being on the COVID-19 Protocol.
    • For full details click here.
  • The NHL also postponed three more games when announcing the agreement.

  • The Washington Capitals made a series of moves.
    • The Caps recalled goaltender Pheonix Copley and defenseman Michal Kempny.
    • The Caps assigned defenseman Lucas Johansen and Alex Alexeyev, and forward Brett Leason to the Taxi Squad.

  • Later in the day the NHL announced the postponement of three more games.

  • The Seattle Kraken announced that forward Brandon Tanev would miss the rest of the season.
    • Tanev suffered a season ending ACL injury on Dec. 18th against Edmonton.

Game Recaps

  • Pittsburgh Penguins v. Boston Bruins – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • New York Islanders v. Buffalo Sabres – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Detroit Red Wings v. New York Rangers – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Ottawa Senators v. Washington Capitals – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Florida Panthers v. Carolina Hurricanes – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Toronto Maple Leafs v. Columbus Blue Jackets – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • New Jersey Devils v. St. Louis Blues – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Nashville Predators v. Dallas Stars – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Los Angeles Kings v. Arizona Coyotes – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Minnesota Wild v. Winnipeg Jets – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Seattle Kraken v. Vancouver Canucks – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Colorado Avalanche v. Vegas Golden Knights – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • San Jose Sharks v. Anaheim Ducks – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • Edmonton Oilers v. Calgary Flames – Postponed
    • Postponed due to COVID-19
  • MON v. TB – 7p ET
  • CLB v. CHI – Postponed
  • VGK v. LA – 1030p ET
  • ARI v. SJ – 1030p ET

Noteworthy in Hockey

  • Dickson releases the latest TXHT Power Rankings (TXHT)
  • Ross Jr., Randall to make mark with play-by-play gigs (Color of Hockey)
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