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Bulletin Board: Sidney Crosby Cleared For Contact

There is still no timetable for Crosby's return

There is still no timetable for Crosby's return

The Bulletin Board keeps you abreast of the latest news around the NHL Monday-Friday.

- Sidney Crosby has been cleared for contact, but there is still no timetable for his return.

- The Pittsburgh Penguins signed Chris Kunitz to a two-year, $7.45 million contract extension.

- TSN’s Bob McKenzie lays out all the realignment possibilities that could reshape the NHL next season.

- The Columbus Blue Jackets lost again, this time to the Colorado Avalanche in a shootout.  The Blue Jackets are 0-for-20 on the power play this season but have given up four goals in 15 shorthanded situations.

- Carolina edged Boston 3-2 and the defending Stanley Cup Champions have gotten off to a slow start.  The Bruins are now 1-3-0.

- Claude Giroux recorded a goal and two assists as the undefeated Philadelphia Flyers beat the Vancouver Canucks, 5-4.

- The Minnesota Wild traded Eric Nystrom to the Dallas Stars for future considerations.  Dallas needed to add some salary to reach the cap floor after Sean Avery was waived by the Rangers last week.

- Top New York Islanders prospect Kirill Kabanov sounds like he’s heading overseas to play in Europe.

- Brandon Saad was a rare second-round pick to jump straight to the NHL in his draft year, but after starting the season on a line with Jonathan Toews and Patrick Sharp for the Chicago Blackhawks, Saad has been sent back to the OHL.

- The Islanders sent 2011 fifth-overall pick Ryan Strome back to the OHL.

- The Carolina Hurricanes sent 2011 12th-overall pick Ryan Murphy back to the OHL.

- The Columbus Blue Jackets sent training camp surprise Cam Atkinson to their AHL affiliate, the Springfield Falcons.

- Hockey’s Future has released its Top 50 prospects list for the fall.  Tim Erixon, Ryan McDonagh and Chris Kreider made the list for the Rangers.

- The announcement of a purchase agreement between Matthew Hulsizer and the St. Louis Blues is imminent.

- There are 10 games on the schedule tonight, but none will be nationally televised.  If you get the NHL Network, Washington vs. Pittsburgh is on at 7:00 ET.


Past editions of the Bulletin Board:

9/21/11 - 2011 First-Round Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/22/11 - Jody Shelley Delivers First Controversial Hit of 2011 Season >

9/23/11 - Shanahan Impresses As New NHL Disciplinarian >

9/26/11 – Sidney Crosby Participates In “Controlled Scrimmage” >

9/27/11 – Montreal Signs Chris Campoli >

9/28/11 – Top 2011 Draft Picks Shine In Preseason Action >

9/29/11 – Sestito Suspended Four Games For Hit On Deveaux >

9/30/11 – Kings Lock Doughty Up With Huge Deal >

10/3/11 – Former Rangers’ Prospects Grachev And Horak Make NHL Clubs >

10/4/11 – Steve Valiquette Is The New Goalie Coach At Quinnipiac University >

10/5/11 – Waiving Of Avery Could Wreak Havoc On The Stars’ Salary Cap Situation >

10/6/11 – Hockey Is Back >

10/7/11 – Jagr Picks Up Point #1,600 In Flyers’ Season-Opening Victory >

10/10/11 – Early Goalie Controversy In Washington? >

10/11/11 Prospal Scores Again For Columbus >

10/12/11 – Pittsburgh Rolling Without Crosby And Malkin >

10/13/11 – Sidney Crosby Cleared For Contact >


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Posted by Kevin Baumer | October 13, 2011 at 11:25 am

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