Quick Hits: Injuries, Draisaitl and Voynov
  • Michael Russo: Wild’s Mikael Granlund will be out about a month after having surgery on his broken left wrist.
  • Andy Strickland: Blues Carl Gunnarsson is improving, but won’t play until the New Year.
  • Jonas Siegel: Maple Leafs Jonathan Bernier is expected to be available for their game against the Bruins.
  • Lance Pugmire: Ducks Corey Perry remains day-to-day. Tim Jackman practiced and is awaiting for medical clearance.
  • Elliotte Friedman: The Oilers are coming up on 40 games which would burn a year of Leon Draisaitl’s free agent timetable.
  • Jim Matheson: Hearing that Draisaitl’s junior rights have been traded to Kelowna from Prince Albert.
  • Nathan Fenno of the LA Times: Kings Slava Voynov has pleaded not guilty to charges of felony domestic violence. Pretrial hearing is set for January 28th and the jury trial is set for March 2nd. If found guilty, the charges carry a maximum sentence of nine years in state prison. He is suspended with pay by the NHL.