NHL News: Halfway Point, Fines and Suspension, Waivers, and In and Out of Protocol
Puck Pedia: Yesterday was the halfway point of the 2021-22 season from a salary cap prespective – day 100 out of 200.
“Any player acquired would have 50% of their annual cap hit with the old team and 50% with the new team. A $5M cap hit player counts $2.5M towards a new (non LTIR) team .”
Busy schedule for the Islanders
Kevin Kurz: Starting with Friday’s New York Islanders game, they will play their final 50 games of the season in 99 days.
Fines and suspension
In COVID protocol
San Jose Sharks PR: Forward Rudolfs Balcers has been put in protocol.
Seattle Kraken PR: Goaltender Antoine Bibeau has entered COVID protocol.
Out of COVID protocol
Vince Z. Mercogliano: New York Rangers forward Alexis Lafreniere has been removed from COVID protocol.