NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – September 19, 2018
Latest notable injury updates and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.
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.
Elliotte Friedman: on Jake Dotchin – -From what I heard, it was extreme, he wasn’t just out of shape, he was extremely out of shape, we had heard he showed up with 25% body fat, that’s way too high for an NHLer
— Sportsnet 650 (@Sportsnet650) September 18, 2018