NHL News: Panthers, Blue Jackets, Oilers, de Haan, Johnston, and In and Out of Protocol
Panthers sign a goaltender
David Dwork: The Florida Panthers have signed goaltender Evan Fitzpatrick to a one-year, two-way deal and have assigned him to their taxi squad.
David Dwork: “Fitzpatrick was a 2016 second round pick (59th overall) by the St. Louis Blues. He played 10 games with Florida’s ECHL affiliate in Greenville this season and one game with AHL Charlotte last month. He has 12 career AHL appearances.”
Stalock to waivers
de Haan fined and Johnston suspended
About 60 percent have been in COVID protocol
Frank Seravalli: There have been 426 players that have entered COVID protocol since the December, which is approximately 60 percent of all players. Those players do not have to be retested for 90 days after their positive test.
Covid-19 protocol update for 13 January: 11 in, 15 out (4 of which after 5 days or fewer) pic.twitter.com/fAnQbrDebz
— NHLInjuryViz (@NHLInjuryViz) January 14, 2022
In COVID protocol
Out of COVID protocol