NHL News and Notes

John Hartzmark November 4, 2014 Comments Off on NHL News and Notes

Here some of the headlines making noise in hockey circles:

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Anaheim Goalie John Gibson out 6 weeks with a groin injury

That means Gibson and Andersen are out, they might be looking elsewhere.  Gibson was sent down after a rough start to his first full year, and now this.  The Ducks might be alright, given their depth, but these two injuries do not help.

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Oilers’ Defenseman Andrew Ference Suspended Three Games

Ference was suspended for his hit on Zach Kassian of the Vancouver Canucks.  He will lose $118,902 in salary.  He is eligible to return Sunday at the Rangers.

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Oilers’ Star Taylor Hall out 2-4 Weeks with a Knee Injury

Hall was placed on IR after spraining a knee ligament crashing into the Vancouver net.  He has six goals and four assists through his first eleven games.

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Kings’ Jordan Nolan Suspended 2 games for Boarding

Jordan Nolan boarded Darren Helm and received a penalty nearly four minutes into their 5-2 loss to the Red Wings.  Nolan will lose only $17,073.18 in salary, who has no points in ten games.

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Predators’ Volchenkov Suspended 4 Games

Anton Volchenkov is suspended for his hit on Calgary’s Michael Ferland, an illegal check to his head.  He will lose $21,505.36 of his salary and has two assists in 10 games.

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