New York Post: Ryan Malone has been placed on waivers by the New York Rangers. Injury-ravaged Columbus Blue Jackets might claim him.
“Everything happens for a reason,” Malone said, before breaking into a smile and a chuckle. “I’m not sure what that reason is, yet, but it always seems to work out in the end.
“It is what it is. I’ll try and make the best of it.”
Mlive.com: It seems like Daniel Alfredsson, who turns 42 next month, is done. He hasn’t skated at Joe Louis Arena in several weeks and expressed frustration to Red Wings general manager Ken Holland that his back hasn’t progressed to the point where he could even practice with the team.
Edmonton Journal: Edmonton Oilers’ Taylor Hall could miss as many as 13 games with a sprained MCL in his right knee after crashing into a goalpost.