Ramblings: Replacing Exblad; Panarin Performing; AHL Rookies to Keep an Eye on & More

Alexander MacLean

2021-03-31

Waivers are likely to start getting interesting again as we see teams trying to get creative with cap space and roster space. One of the bigger names to hit the wire recently was Shayne Gostisbehere yesterday. If he gets claimed, he could be thrust into a larger role, but if not then the Flyers may finally pay up to move him elsewhere. Either way, I think his time in Philadelphia is ending soon. If/when that happens, Erik Gustafsson may be able to carve out a role again, but the betting money should just be on Ivan Provorov taking over at both ends of the ice. 

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If he's not owned in your keeper league, there's a very real chance that he should be. 

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Brad Marchand got off of the Covid list in time for today's game with a false positive, while Adam Gaudette found his name on it due to a positive test. Tough break for Gaudette as he was slated to play on the top line last night. Hopefully for him, the Canucks, and the schedule in the Canadian division, it's a false positive like M