Cal Petersen G LA
Mon 9/27/21 9:58 PM
Petersen will guard the cage in Monday's preseason tilt with Arizona, per NHL.com.
EDGE AnalysisPetersen will likely play about half of Monday's game as he begins preparing for the 2021-22 campaign. The 26-year-old went 9-18-5 with a .911 save percentage and a 2.89 GAA. He'll likely be the Kings' No. 1 goaltender this season, though Jonathan Quick should still see a decent workload.
Josef Korenar G ARI
Mon 9/27/21 9:46 PM
Korenar will start against the Kings in Monday's preseason contest.
EDGE AnalysisArizona acquired Korenar from San Jose this offseason and he'll compete for a backup role before the season begins. He made 10 NHL appearances last season, recording a 3.17 GAA and an .899 save percentage alongside a 3-5-0 record.
SUSDylan McIlrath D WSH
Mon 9/27/21 7:14 PM
McIlrath was suspended two preseason games and two regular-season games for his illegal check to the head of Steven Fogarty in Sunday's game against Boston.
EDGE AnalysisMcIlrath will miss the next two preseason contests and will be eligible to return against the Devils on Oct. 4. The 29-year-old blueliner likely wasn't going to make the NHL roster out of training camp, but this certainly won't help his chances. He tallied eight points in 29 games with AHL Grand Rapids last season.
Evan Cormier G NJ
Mon 9/27/21 5:51 PM
Cormier signed a professional tryout agreement with Toronto on Monday, per CapFriendly.
EDGE AnalysisCormier appeared in 11 games with AHL Binghamton last season, registering a 3.40 GAA and an .888 save percentage. The 23-year-old has split time between the AHL and ECHL levels over the last three seasons and has yet to make his NHL debut.
SUSRidly Greig LW OTT
Mon 9/27/21 5:35 PM
Greig was suspended for one preseason game and one regular-season game for his cross-check on Pierre-Luc Dubois in Sunday's preseason game against Winnipeg.
EDGE AnalysisGreig will miss Wednesday's contest against Toronto and will be eligible to return Friday against the Canadiens. The 19-year-old forward should spend the 2021-22 campaign at the WHL and AHL levels.
Frederik Andersen G CAR
Mon 9/27/21 4:54 PM
Andersen is expected to get the starting nod for Tuesday's home game against Tampa Bay, Cory Lavalette of the North State Journal reports.
EDGE AnalysisAfter five seasons in Toronto, Andersen made the jump to the Hurricanes in the offseason, essentially switching places with Petr Mrazek. The 31-year-old Dane should see the bulk of the starts over Antti Raanta (upper body) and could even get back to playing closer to 60 games during the upcoming campaign, a threshold he's reached three times in his career. As such, Andersen figures to be a top fantasy target given his expected heavy workload.
James Reimer G SJ
Mon 9/27/21 4:21 PM
Reimer will protect the crease for Tuesday's preseason home clash with the Kings, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
EDGE AnalysisReimer will get every opportunity to earn the starting job after the Sharks completely revamped their goaltending by signing Reimer and Adin hill in the offseason. The 33-year-old Reimer hasn't logged more than 40 games in a season over the past three years, so the club could opt for a split-net situation this year.
DTDAlexander Barabanov RW SJ
Mon 9/27/21 4:15 PM
Barabanov suffered a lower-body injury and was labeled day-to-day by the team Monday, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
EDGE AnalysisBarabanov saw action in nine games for the Sharks last year after being acquired from the Leafs in a minor-league player swap. The 27-year-old winger figures to split his time this upcoming season between the AHL and NHL which will prevent him from offering more than mid-range fantasy value.
OUTNikolai Knyzhov D SJ
Mon 9/27/21 4:12 PM
Knyzhov (abdomen) is now considered week-to-week but may still be ready for Opening Night against the Jets on Oct. 16, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports.
EDGE AnalysisKnyzhov played in all 56 games last year in which he garnered 10 points and 84 hits while logging 16:45 of ice time per game. Heading into the upcoming season, the Russian defender's ceiling is likely still in the 20-point range even with a full 82-game campaign.
Brinson Pasichnuk D SJ
Mon 9/27/21 4:08 PM
Pasichnuk skated in his first training camp session Monday after being diagnosed with celiac disease, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
EDGE AnalysisPasichnuk appeared in four games for the Sharks last year in which he garnered three shots, two PIM and two hits while averaging 11:37 of ice time. The defender could see more opportunities this season but is far from a lock for the Opening Night lineup against Winnipeg on Oct. 16.