Zac Rinaldo News
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The Bruins placed Zac Rinaldo on waivers on Friday.
Rinaldo, who still owes the NHL time yet served on a five-game suspension from last season. If Rinaldo clears waivers he will head to Providence (AHL).
The NHL has suspended Zac Rinaldo five games for his hit to the head of Cedric Paquette.
Rinaldo (upper-body) has been activated from IR; will be in the lineup on Tuesday.
The Bruins have placed Zac Rinaldo (upper-body) on IR.
Rinaldo suffered an upper-body injury on Monday night and then was placed on IR on Tuesday. With Rinaldo out, Tyler Randell will remain in the lineup for the foreseeable future.
The NHL has suspended Zac Rinaldo for eight games for charging and boarding Kris Letang.
Rinaldo has a history of suspensions, which clearly played a role in the length of his suspension. He is not eligible to return until February 17th vs. the Blue Jackets.
Rinaldo has been offered an in-person hearing for boarding Kris Letang on Tuesday night.
Letang left the game and did not return. An in-person hearing means that Rinaldo can be suspended for more than five games and given that he is a repeat offender, that is almost a guarantee.
Rinaldo (upper-body) is expected to return to the Flyers lineup on Tuesday.
Rinaldo missed Saturday's game against the Red Wings with an upper-body injury he suffered on Wednesday vs. the Penguins. He was only expected to miss one game originally and it looks like he will be in for Blair Jones on Tuesday. He has no points with a minus-3 rating and six penalty minutes in seven games.
Rinaldo (upper-body) is not at Flyers practice this morning.
Rinaldo suffered and upper-body injury in Wednesday's win over the Penguins and did not return. There is no word on the severity of the injury, but his absence at practice on Friday puts his availability for Satruday's game in serious doubt. Blair Jones will re-enter the lineup with Rinaldo out.
The Flyers signed Zac Rinaldo to a two-year contract extension.
Rinaldo, 24, had four points (2G / 2A) with 153 penalty minutes in 67 games with the Flyers last season. Certainly not known for his offence, Rinaldo can collect PIMS with the best of them.
RInaldo has been suspended for four games because of his hit on Sabres' defenseman Chad Ruhwedel on Sunday.
The Flyers have four games left in the regular season, so Rinaldo will sit out for the rest of the season. Expect Steve Downie (concussion) to return Tuesday.
Rinaldo will have a hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety Monday for a hit on Buffalo Sabres defenseman Chad Ruhwedel on Sunday.
At 4:29 of the third period, Rinaldo was assessed a match penalty for hitting Ruhwedel near the blue line in the Philadelphia defensive zone. Ruhwedel left the game and did not return. The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: illegal check to the head. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.
The Flyers have activated Zac Rinaldo (ankle) from IR.
Rinaldo could be in the lineup tonight after missing the last 11 games with a high-ankle sprain. He is only fantasy relevant in leagues with penalty minutes, he sits at 101 PIMs in 44 games this year.
RInaldo (ankle) has shed his non-contact jersey, but doesn't appear to be in tonight's lineup.
Rinaldo has missed the last 10 games with a high-ankle sprain, but is really close to returning. Getting rid of the non-contact jersey suggests that he could play tonight, but there is no real need for him to be in the lineup against the Red Wings.
Rinaldo has been placed on injured reserve with a high ankle sprain.
Rinaldo is expected to miss a month and a half with the ankle injury that he suffered on Wednesday. The McGinn has been recalled to take his spot on the roster. Expect Rinaldo back after the Olympic break.
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