NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – September 19, 2018

NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – September 19, 2018

Latest notable injury updates and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.

Calgary Flames winger Matthew Tkachuk sidelined by a minor lower-body injury. (Photo via NHL Images)

  CALGARY SUN: Flames winger Matthew Tkachuk will miss today’s exhibition game in China against the Boston Bruins with a minor lower-body injury. He could’ve played but is being held out of the lineup as a precautionary measure.

WGR 550: Buffalo Sabres winger Conor Sheary is listed as week-to-week with an upper-body injury. Center Sean Malone injured his knee and will miss six weeks. Defenseman Matt Hunwick is sidelined indefinitely with a neck injury.

MONTREAL GAZETTE: Canadiens forward Nicolas Deslauriers is out indefinitely after suffering a facial fracture during a fight in a preseason game against New Jersey’s Brandon Braddock.

CBS SPORTS: New York Rangers forward Boo Nieves has suffered a concussion.

COURIER-POST: Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Alex Lyon missed yesterday’s preseason game against the New York Islanders with a lower-body injury.

THE SCORE: The NHL and Jagermeister has entered into a one-year deal making the liqueur the league’s “official shot.”

SPECTOR’S NOTE: Jagermeister: For those who want booze that tastes like cough medicine.