The Flyers have signed Justin Braun to a two-year contract worth $3.6 million ($1.8M AAV).
The Flyers were likely going to let Braun walk in free agency but with the surprising news that Matt Niskanen is retiring, they got to work on re-signing Braun. The 33-year-old scored three goals with 16 assists (19 points) in 62 games while ranking third among Flyers' defensemen in hits (91) and tied for second in blocked shots (84).
Braun (illness) will not against the Blue Jackets on Thursday.
Braun (groin) will return to the Flyers lineup on Saturday.
Braun missed the previous six games with a groin issue but is set to play tonight vs. the Kings. Braun, who has 10 points (2G / 8A) in 42 games, will replace Mark Friedman, who was assigned to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Braun (groin) is expected to miss the rest of January.
Braun left Saturday's game in Arizona in the third period and head coach Alain Vigneault said he suffered a groin tweak and will be out through the All-Star break. With Braun not available for Monday's practice, Travis Sanheim and Philippe Myers were together and Robert Hagg and Shayne Gostisbehere were on the third pair.
The Flyers have acquired Justin Braun from the the Sharks for a 2019 second-round pick (No.41 overall) and a 2020 third-round pick.
Braun is entering the final year of his five year deal that carries a $3.8M cap-hit and is a cap casualty after the Sharks signed Erik Karlsson on Monday. San Jose still needs to sign RFA’s Timo Meier and Kevin Labanc and could extend offers to veteran UFA’s Joe Pavelski, Joe Thornton and Gustav Nyquist. As for the Flyers, they continue to beef up the right-side of their blueline. They parted ways with Andrew MacDonald, swapped Radko Gudas for Matt Niskanan and now add Braun, who had 16 points (2G / 14A) in 78 games a season ago.
The Sharks have placed Justin Braun (lower-body) on IR.
Braun came out of the Wednesday’s game after playing just 6:10 TOI and heads to IR ahead of Saturday’s game. Jacob Middleton was called up from San Jose (AHL) and is expected to make his NHL debut with both Braun and Radek Simek sidelined with injuries.
Braun (illness) is expected to be back in the Sharks lineup on Tuesday.
Braun missed Sunday’s game in Minnesota with an illness but was back on the ice for today’s morning skate and is expected to draw back in tonight vs. the Oilers. Braun has picked up two goals and 24 assists in 62 games this season.
Braun (illness) will be a game-time decision on Sunday.
Braun missed the morning skate because of an illness and is questionable to play in Minnesota. Tim Heed skated in Braun's spot and would replace him if Braun is unable to go.
Braun (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision on Tuesday.
Braun was hit in the face by a puck in Monday’s win over the Flames and is listed as a game-time decision for Tuesday’s game in Winnipeg. If Braun can’t play, expect Matt Tennyson to be in the lineup.
Braun (undisclosed) missed the morning skate; but expected to play vs. Toronto.
Braun was not on the ice this morning, but will play tonight in Toronto. Braun has on goal and four assists in his last five games and 11 points (1G / 10A) in 28 games on the season.
Braun (elbow) will miss his third straight game on Tuesday.
Despite being back on the ice for practice on Monday, Braun will miss his third straight game with an elbow. With Braun out, look for Mirco Mueller to remain in the lineup. Braun should be back in the lineup soon, monitor his status leading up to Friday’s game in Anaheim.
Braun (elbow) was back on the ice for practice on Monday.
Braun was back at practice on Monday, but there is no word whether he will be in the lineup on Tuesday. Braun has missed the last two games with an elbow injury.
Braun (upper-body) will not play on Wednesday; listed as day-to-day.
Braun will not play on Saturday due to an illness.
Braun will miss the season finale on Saturday, which will force John Scott back to the blue line for the first time in his time with the Sharks. Braun finishes the season with a goal and 22 assists (23 points) in 70 games.
Braun (upper-body) is expected to return to the Sharks lineup on Tuesday.
Braun has been out since January 19th, but it looks like he will be back in the lineup tonight in Nashville. Braun skated with Brenden Dillon this morning, which is a good sign that he will replace Scott Hannan this evening.
Braun will miss 4-6 weeks with a broken hand.
Braun missed the Sharks last game before the All Star break after breaking his hand last Monday. The injury will keep him out of the lineup until at least late-February, likely until early-to-mid March. He had 19 points (1G / 18A) in 47 games before getting injured.
Source: Kevin Kurz 01/27/15, 8:53 am EST
The Sharks have placed Justin Braun (upper-body) on IR.
Braun will be out for “weeks” according to coach Todd McLellan. Braun suffered an upper-body injury in Monday’s loss to New Jersey and will be missed on the Sharks’ blue line for at least a couple of weeks. With Braun out, San Jose recalled Dylan Demelo from Worcester (AHL).
Sharks defenseman Justin Braun (undisclosed) will be out “for a while.”
Braun, who had appeared in all 47 games this season, left at the 6:48 mark in the second period of last night’s game vs. New Jersey. Expect a more detailed update on Braun’s injury in the next 24 hours.
Source: Kevin Kurz 01/20/15, 6:26 am EST
Burns still a forward this morning so expect Braun to get back in the lineup on D to replace Murray.
With the Sharks trading Douglas Murray to the Pens today and Burns remaining upfront, Braun should take his place in the lineup tonight against the Ducks
That would seem to indicate that Justin Braun is sitting, but this was an optional.
In 32 games, Braun has a goal and five points. Expect him to rotate in and out of the lineup with most of the blue line healthy.