Tuesday, February 05, 2019
Morning Player Notes (Feb 5)
One note missed through the Week Eighteen Waiver Draft, which may have been some key information at the time, was that goaltender Adin Hill was sent down to the minors on the 14th of January, somewhat hidden away in the all of the shuffle. The Coyotes goaltending situation is rather fluid, so there's always a chance of a return.
This was missed at both levels, the team picking the player, Derek B., and the one orchestrating the Waiver Draft, the Opiated Sherpa. Derek says he did his research, but since it was a couple of weeks from his demotion, it was easily missed.
A few notes from the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night, as Sven Baertschi was sent home after their game in Denver, as he was not feeling well, but the team seems to think that it isn't concussion related, but they sent him home to confirm those suspicions. A timetable for a return wasn't available, but he wasn't able to play last night in Philadelphia and won't be available for tonight in Washington.
In the game against the Flyers, defenseman Alexander Edler had an awkward fall, landing on his face and needed some extra attention to help him off the ice. Edler was sent for X-rays on his face after the game, but there were no more updates on his condition. He is doubtful to play in Washington tonight and is day-to-day for the time being.
In the pregame warm-ups before the Flyers game, backup goalie Thatcher Demko tweaked something in the lower-body and he won't be making a scheduled start tonight in Washington. He's currently going to be listed as day-to-day, as the injury concerns now start to mount for the Canucks.
Let's see... Troy, Jeremy and Clayton, all got bit by the injury bug. We'll update this more, if there are any other updates that are more significant than day-to-day injuries.