Though it was a relatively quiet night in the NHL, Sunday’s action still brought some big moments for young players. Adam Boqvist scored the first goal of his NHL career for the Chicago Blackhawks, while Jakub Vrana recorded his first career hat trick for the Washington Capitals. With four more games on the docket you can bet more fireworks will follow, and we’ll be here keeping track of all the minor moves leading up to this evening’s action.
- The Vegas Golden Knights have recalled both Nicolas Roy and Nicolas Hague as they prepare for a four-game road trip that starts tomorrow in Columbus. Hague remains one of the team’s top defensive prospects and played eight games earlier this season for the team. The 20-year old was selected 34th overall in 2017 and had 32 points in 75 games for the Chicago Wolves last season.
- The Boston Bruins have recalled Cameron Hughes from the minor leagues and expect him to make his NHL debut tonight against the Pittsburgh Penguins. To make room, Peter Cehlarik has been sent to the AHL’s Providence Bruins after just two NHL games.
- Another recent NHL debut was C.J. Suess with the Winnipeg Jets, but that’s all he’ll get on this recall. The 25-year old played his first game with the Jets on Friday, but was sent back to the AHL today.
- Max Jones has been recalled by the Anaheim Ducks after just a few days in the minor leagues. Jones has spent the vast majority of the season in the NHL, suiting up 12 times so far for the Ducks.
- Joel Hanley is back once again with the Dallas Stars, a trip he’s used to at this point. The Stars are using his waiver-exempt status (after clearing just before the season began) as a way to save some cap space on off days. It also keeps Hanley’s waiver clock from ticking—players have to clear again after 30 days or 10 games played in the NHL.