NHL news: Domingue, Reinhart on waivers

            In the last batch of waived players, Arizona Coyotes goalie Louis Domingue and Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Griffin Reinhart were announced available to every team, or they\’ll go to the AHL.              For Domingue, he\’s been the second worst goalie in the NHL this year (Antti Niemi is the worst). Also, the Yotes recentlyContinue reading “NHL news: Domingue, Reinhart on waivers”

NHL trade review: Coyotes acquire Wedgewood for pick

              The Arizona Coyotes have acquired goalie Scott Wedgewood from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for a 2018 5th round pick. The pick was originally the Calgary Flames\’, but was acquired when defenseman Michael Stone re-signed in Calgary.                The Coyotes have had goaltending problems. Antti Raanta has been injured, leaving goalie Louis Domingue,Continue reading “NHL trade review: Coyotes acquire Wedgewood for pick”

NHL news: Niemi placed on waivers

                    The Pittsburgh Penguins have placed G Antti Niemi on waivers. He is not expected to be claimed.                      Niemi was signed to replace Marc-Andre Fleury, who was claimed in the expansion draft. But, he has done the opposite of what Fleury did through three games, and has been one of the worst goalies inContinue reading “NHL news: Niemi placed on waivers”

NHL trade review: Puempel goes to Wings for Sproul

           The Detroit Red Wings have acquired F Matt Puempel from the New York Rangers in exchange for D Ryan Sproul.            For the Wings, Puempel is a 4th line-type of player that can net some goals here-and-there. He\’s going to go to Grand Rapids (AHL), but if there\’s an injury, Puempel can be calledContinue reading “NHL trade review: Puempel goes to Wings for Sproul”