Monday, February 29, 2016
Noon Player Notes in the Draft (Feb 29)
The Boston Bruins have announced that they have demoted forward Zac Rinaldo to the AHL on Monday, likely trying to make some room for any potential moves at the trade deadline. Rinaldo is also due to have a phone hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety in the next 24 hours for a hit he laid on the weekend, which sounds like will earn him some kind of league mandated time off. Either way, it sounds like Rinaldo will be missing some games.
This will have a pretty big effect on the PIM pool, especially if Rinaldo is buried in the minors for any length of time. Wes was counting on some big minutes from one of his new hired goons, so now that he's out of the picture for the time being, Derek & Dan might be licking their chops.
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