Monday, Jan 11, 2021. 11:30 AM
(Update : Monday, Jan 11, 2021. 2:58 PM)
Veteran Winnipeg Jets forward Mathieu Perreault was placed on waivers by the Winnipeg Jets.
The 33-year-old Quebecer has been with the Jets since the season 2014-2015.
In his career, he has been the author of 130 goals and 195 assists in 627 games.
The players who are not claimed on waivers can then be assigned to the school club or to the reserve team of four to six players.
The players of the reserve teams will train with their teammates from the clubs of the and can be added to the active roster also at 5 p.m. on match days. These reserve teams therefore considerably increase the pool of 23 players normally available at a club.
The NHL teams will have to provide their final roster on Tuesday.
Samuel Morin placed on waivers
Quebecer Samuel Morin is one of seven players placed on waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers.
The others are Chris Bigras, Andy Andreoff, Tyler Wotherspoon, Alex Lyon, Nate Prosser and Derrick Pouliot.
Financial gymnastics in Tampa
In an effort to relieve the payroll, the Tampa Bay Lightning has placed the names of Tyler Johnson and Luke Schenn on waiver.
Defenseman Guillaume Brisebois was cut off by the Vancouver Canucks. He was placed on waivers.
The team reduced the roster at camp to six players.
The reserve teams allow additional leeway in order to respect the salary cap, since the salaries of the players who will be assigned to them will not count in the calculation of the payroll.
In Eriksson’s case, that’s US $ 6 million the Canucks can write off their books.
Forward Sven Baertschi ($ 3.37 million) was also waived by the Canucks, as were forwards Justin Bailey and Tyler Graovac, as well as defenseman Ashton Sautner.
Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand was out of practice this morning.
26 more players at the Maple Leafs camp
The Toronto Maple Leafs reduced the number of players in camp to 26 with a wave of cuts.
Thus, Kenny Agostino, Joey Anderson, Justin Brazeau, Rourke Chartier, Pierre Engvall, Tyler Gaudet, Mac Hollowell, Michael Hutchinson, Teemu Kivihalme, Timothy Liljegren, Martin Marincin, Nic Petan, Calle Rosen and Scott Sabourin were sold to the Marlies in the LAH or placed on waivers.
For his part, forward Alex Kerfoot skated ahead of practice this morning.
Coach Sheldon Keefe said last week he didn’t know if Kerfoot was going to be able to start the season.
Five players cut off from the Oilers
The Edmonton Oilers, meanwhile, have waived forwards Jujhar Khaira, Patrick Russell, Joakim Nygard and Alan Quine, in addition to goaltender Anton Forsberg.