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NHL Trade Rumours: Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings, Philadelphlia Flyers

With the NHL Trade Deadline approaching, the Last Word on Hockey brings you our daily NHL Trade Rumours segment. We look at all the talk and analysis from around the league involving these rumoured deals. Today, we bring you rumours from the Montreal Canadiens, Detroit Red Wings, Ottawa Senators, and Philadelphia Flyers. Ottawa Senators The Rumor: According to the Score, Teams are calling about Ottawa Senators defenseman Cody Ceci. Analysis: Since trading away Erik Karlsson, the Sens have yet to find a solid replacement for their blueline. This contract could open up some cap room for the Sens as they...

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Montreal Canadiens Paul Byron Suspended Three Games

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS – JANUARY 14: Paul Byron #41 of the Montreal Canadiens looks or a shot on goal against the Boston Bruins during the second period at TD Garden on January 14, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images) The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Montreal Canadiens winger Paul Byron has been suspended for three games. This is his first career suspension Montreal’s Paul Byron has been suspended for three games for charging Florida’s MacKenzie Weegar. https://t.co/WYC4pDQIyN — NHL Player Safety (@NHLPlayerSafety) January 16, 2019 Byron’s three-game suspension is due to an incident where he was...

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Washington Capitals Braden Holtby Returns to Practice After Eye Injury

WASHINGTON, DC – APRIL 15: Michal Kempny #6 follows in as goalie Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals makes a save on a shot by Pierre-Luc Dubois #18 of the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third period during Game Two of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Capital One Arena on April 15, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images) The Washington Capitals announced that goaltender Braden Holtby returned to practice after leaving Saturday night’s game with an eye injury. There was concern that this was going to be a...

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Philadelphia Flyers Michal Neuvirth Hits IR Once Again

PITTSBURGH, OH – FEBRUARY 25: Michal Neuvirth #30 of the Philadelphia Flyers controls the puck during the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Heinz Field on February 25, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Kirk Irwin/Getty Images) The Philadelphia Flyers announced that goaltender Michal Neuvirth has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. This move is retroactive to Jan. 3rd. Seems #Flyers put Michal Neuvirth on IR retroactive to Jan. 3 so their roster is at 21 after the Weal trade yesterday. Not sure that it means much, but definitely new. — Dave Isaac (@davegisaac) January 12,...

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St. Louis Blues Place Tyler Bozak On Injured Reserve

DETROIT, MICHIGAN – NOVEMBER 28: Tyler Bozak #21 of the St. Louis Blues skates against the Detroit Red Wings at Little Caesars Arena on November 28, 2018 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit won the game 4-3. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) The St.Louis Blues announced that center Tyler Bozak has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion. There is no timeline for his return, but he will not travel with the team for their upcoming road trip. This is the first concussion in his 10-year career. NHL → IRTyler Bozak (C) | St. Louis Blues#STLBlueshttps://t.co/JYRMLdrhUV — CapFriendly Transactions (@CF_Transactions)...

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Montreal Canadiens Shea Weber Expected to Play Tonight

MONTREAL, QC – DECEMBER 15: Montreal Canadiens defenceman Shea Weber (6) celebrates his goal with his teammate at the bench during the Ottawa Senators versus the Montreal Canadiens game on December 15, 2018, at Bell Centre in Montreal, QC (Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Montreal Canadiens announced that defenseman Shea Weber will travel with the team after taking a shot to the face in yesterday’s game. Coach Claude Julien has stated that he expects Weber to be in the lineup tonight. Shea Weber takes a puck to the face, is mildly inconvenienced by it. pic.twitter.com/ZbsUrYvm1x...

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Brandon Pirri Recalled for Vegas Golden Knights as William Carrier Heads to IR

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 27: Philipp Grubauer #31 of the Colorado Avalanche tends net as William Carrier #28 of the Vegas Golden Knights skates with the puck against Alexander Kerfoot #13 of the Avalanche in the second period of their game at T-Mobile Arena on December 27, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights defeated the Avalanche 2-1. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) The Vegas Golden Knights announced they have recalled forward Brandon Pirri and placed winger William Carrier on IR. Carrier is currently dealing with the flu. Brandon Pirri is back. William Carrier hits the IR. If...

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Brandon Pirri Recalled for Vegas Golden Knights as William Carrier Heads to IR

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 27: Philipp Grubauer #31 of the Colorado Avalanche tends net as William Carrier #28 of the Vegas Golden Knights skates with the puck against Alexander Kerfoot #13 of the Avalanche in the second period of their game at T-Mobile Arena on December 27, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights defeated the Avalanche 2-1. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) The Vegas Golden Knights announced they have recalled forward Brandon Pirri and placed winger William Carrier on IR. Carrier is currently dealing with the flu. Brandon Pirri is back. William Carrier hits the IR. If...

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Vancouver Canucks Elias Pettersson Set For MRI

VANCOUVER, BC – OCTOBER 3: Elias Pettersson #40 of the Vancouver Canucks skates with the puck in NHL action against the Calgary Flames during his first game in the NHL on October, 3, 2018 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Rich Lam/Getty Images) According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, Vancouver Canucks star rookie centre Elias Pettersson will undergo an MRI to determine the extent of the lower-body injury he suffered on Thursday. Canucks being cautious with Elias Pettersson. The young star will have an MRI in Toronto today. — John Shannon (@JSportsnet) January 4, 2019 Pettersson was injured after being...

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Dallas Stars Jamie Benn and Julius Honka Day to Day

OTTAWA, ON – MARCH 16: Dallas Stars Left Wing Jamie Benn (14) skates during the third period of the NHL game between the Ottawa Senators and the Dallas Stars on March 16, 2018 at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Steven Kingsman/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) Dallas Stars defenseman Julius Honka and forward Jamie Benn are both day-to-day with upper body injuries. Here’s coach Jim Montgomery on winning in the third, Miro Heiskanen, and updates on Jamie Benn and Julius Honka.https://t.co/DvcQ5yht7e — Mike Heika (@MikeHeika) January 3, 2019 Benn left the game after taking a late hit...

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Ottawa Senators Trade Mike McKenna and Tom Pyatt to Vancouver Canucks

OTTAWA, ON – DECEMBER 09: Ottawa Senators Goalie Mike McKenna (33) prepares to make a save during first period National Hockey League action between the Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators on December 9, 2018, at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON, Canada. (Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Ottawa Senators have agreed to trade winger Tom Pyatt and goaltender Mike McKenna to the Vancouver Canucks in exchange for goaltender Anders Nilsson and winger Darren Archibald. News Release: #Sens acquire goaltender Anders Nilsson and forward Darren Archibald from Vancouver: https://t.co/0z2uGEyFLn Communiqué : Les #Sens acquièrent le...

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Chicago Blackhawks Place Jason Garrison on Unconditional Waivers

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter EDMONTON, AB – OCTOBER 30: Jason Garrison #13 of the Edmonton Oilers skates against the Minnesota Wild at Rogers Place on October 30, 2018 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. (Photo by Codie McLachlan/Getty Images) The Chicago Blackhawks have placed defenseman Jason Garrison on unconditional waivers for the purpose of terminating his contract. Garrison was acquired by the Hawks on Sunday from the Edmonton Oilers. He was part of a 4 player deal that saw Chicago sending defensemen Brandon Manning and Robin Norell to Edmonton for forward Drake Caggiula and Garrison. Garrison signed a one year, $650,000 deal in October with the...

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New Jersey Devils Place 2018 MVP Taylor Hall on IR

NEWARK, NJ – DECEMBER 20: Taylor Hall #9 of the New Jersey Devils prepares to skate against the Nashville Predators at the Prudential Center on December 20, 2016 in Newark, New Jersey. The Predators defeated the Devils 5-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The New Jersey Devils get some bad news to start the new year as forward Taylor Hall has been placed on IR with a lower-body injury. Hall is eligible to return at any time. Hart Trophy winner Taylor Hall has been placed on injured reserve.https://t.co/wJLEFOSKFT — Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) January 1, 2019 Hall originally suffered the injury in practice on...

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New Jersey Devils Eddie Lack Out for the Season

ST. LOUIS, MO – OCTOBER 25: Calgary Flames goalie Eddie Lack during a National Hockey League game between the Calgary Flames and the St. Louis Blues on October 25, 2017, at Scottrade Center, St. Louis, MO. (Photo by Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The New Jersey Devils announced that goaltender Eddie Lack will miss the rest of the season after undergoing labrum surgery. Eddie Lack to miss the rest of the season after labrum surgery on his right hip. Devils’ goalie depth just took a little bit of a hit. — Abbey Mastracco (@AbbeyMastracco) December 31, 2018 This...

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Boston Bruins David Backes Suspended Three Games

OTTAWA, ON – APRIL 12: David Backes #42 of the Boston Bruins looks on against the Ottawa Senators in Game One of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Canadian Tire Centre on April 12, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** The NHL Department of Player Safety announced that Boston Bruins forward David Backes has been suspended three games for an illegal check to the head. This is his third career suspension. Boston’s David Backes has been suspended for three games for an illegal check...

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Vegas Golden Knights Colin Miller To Miss 2nd Straight Game

Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – DECEMBER 09: Colin Miller #6 of the Vegas Golden Knights skates with the puck against the Dallas Stars in the second period of their game at T-Mobile Arena on December 9, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Golden Knights defeated the Stars 4-2. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images) The Vegas Golden Knights announced that defensemen Colin Miller will miss his second straight game tonight with an undisclosed injury. Golden Knights defenseman Colin Miller ruled out for tonight’s game vs Kings. #VegasBorn — David Schoen 📰🗞🏒 (@DavidSchoenLVRJ) December 23, 2018...

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San Jose Sharks Erik Karlsson Suspended

SAN JOSE, CA – DECEMBER 20: Erik Karlsson #65 of the San Jose Sharks in action against the Winnipeg Jets at SAP Center on December 20, 2018 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images) The NHL Department of Player Safety announced today that San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson has been suspended for two games. This is his first career suspension. Karlsson was also fined $2,500 in 2012 for a crosscheck on Florida Panthers forward Sean Bergenheim. San Jose’s Erik Karlsson has been suspended for two games for an illegal check to the head on Los Angeles’ Austin...

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Toronto Maple Leafs Tyler Ennis Suffers Broken Ankle

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – DECEMBER 18: Tyler Ennis #63 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 18, 2018 in Newark, New Jersey. The Maple Leafs defeated the Devils 7-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that winger Tyler Ennis is out indefinitely after breaking his ankle in tonight’s game. Tyler Ennis broke his ankle. Babcock says “he’ll be out a while” — David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod) December 23, 2018 Ennis was hurt when he took a point shot from Morgan Rielly in the second period in Toronto’s...

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Nashville Predators Colton Sissons Placed On IR

OTTAWA, ON – DECEMBER 17: Nashville Predators Winger Colton Sissons (10) prepares for a face-off during second period National Hockey League action between the Nashville Predators and Ottawa Senators on December 17, 2018, at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, ON, Canada. (Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Nashville Predators announced that center Colton Sissons has been placed on injured reserve with a foot ailment. There is no timetable for his return. The #Preds have placed forward Colton Sissons on Injured Reserve with a lower-body injury. — Nashville Predators (@PredsNHL) December 21, 2018 Sessions had been battling...

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