What Are Waivers and How Do They Affect the Wild Roster?

Today, four players from the Minnesota Wild training camp were put on waivers to be assigned to the Iowa Wild. Dakota Mermis, Jujhar Khaira, Vinni Lettieri, and Nic Petan. Why did the Wild put them on waivers? Won’t someone claim them? How come Sammy Walker wasn’t placed on waivers? And what does this mean for […]

Read More

Red Wings Place Jakub Vrana on Waivers

On Tuesday afternoon, the Detroit Red Wings shocked the hockey world by placing forward Jakub Vrana on waivers. This news comes as Vrana is in the midst of a two-week conditioning stint with the Grand Rapids Griffins. The move is puzzling as Vrana has been one of Detroit’s most productive forwards the past two seasons […]

Read More

With Players Returning, Which Red Wings Could Find Themselves off the Roster?

For the first time since opening night, the Detroit Red Wings are close to having a fully healthy lineup. Derek Lalonde confirmed last week that Robby Fabbri would be making his season debut Wednesday versus the New Jersey Devils after recovering from an ACL tear. Jakub Vrana is also on pace to return at some […]

Read More

Former Bruins Forward Claimed Off Waivers

Karson Kuhlman is on the move once again as the former Bruins forward hit the waiver wire as his time in Seattle has come to an end. Kuhlman now finds himself in a similar spot 11 months later as he was once again placed on waivers. The 27-year-old was placed on waivers Monday by Seattle, […]

Read More
Seattle Kraken center Matty Beniers (10) is congratulated after scoring a goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Florida Panthers, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2022, in Sunrise, Fla. Lynne Sladky - staff, AP

Kraken Weekend Recap – Eeli Tolvanen is claimed off Waivers by Seattle + Game recap of Kraken win in South Florida

As reported by Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet and NHL Network, The Seattle Kraken has made a colossal move and claimed Nashville Predators’ former first-rounder Eeli Tolvanen. Due to cap space, they have placed center Karson Kuhlman on waivers. This comes just one day after the Kraken snapped their three-game losing streak against the Florida Panthers […]

Read More

Johansson Can Finally Unpack!

Throw the man a party; he’s finally got a team! After moving from Colorado to Florida, back to Colorado, then to Arizona, where he was again placed on waivers, the Colorado Avalanche have claimed him. Again. The Coyotes snagged Conor Ingram this week, which raised fan speculation that Johansson may be on the move again. […]

Read More

Red Wings Place Givani Smith on Waivers

With the NHL preseason concluding on Saturday, teams now have until Monday afternoon to become salary cap compliant ahead of the 2022-23 season, leading to a busy day on the waiver wire. Among those names, the Red Wings placed Jussi Olkinuora, Taro Hirose, Kyle Criscuolo, and most notably, Givani Smith. The 24-year-old winger spent all […]

Read More
Jonas Johansson takes a swig of water in a Avalanche away uniform

Jonas Johansson is Moving, Again

Hockey players change teams all the time; it’s the nature of the league. But there are some players fans wish could stay in one place. Goaltender Jonas Johansson is one of them. In July, he returned to the Avalanche for a one-year deal after being claimed by Florida on waivers last season. As the Avalanche […]

Read More

It Is Time For The Red Wings To Move On From Danny DeKeyser

Since undergoing back surgery at the end of 2019, DeKeyser has struggled to get his game back to where it once was. After being signed as a college free agent out of Western Michigan in 2013, DeKeyser was one of Detroit’s best defensemen until his surgery. Now in 2022, he has been the weakest link […]

Read More

Nick Ritchie Placed on Waivers by Toronto Maple Leafs

The Leafs’ Nick Ritchie era seems to be at an end as the hulking power forward was placed on waivers today. Toronto took a swing on Ritchie after he had seemingly rounded out his game with the Bruins last year. 15 goals in 56 games and respectable play-driving numbers earned him a 2-year deal this […]

Read More