Elliotte Friedman Reveals 2 Players Claimed Off Waivers Today!

Published January 11, 2023 at 7:33 PM

Sportsnet's Hockey Insider Elliotte Friedman is the king for NHL news and the latest scoop. Host of the 32 Thoughts podcast along with Jeff Marek provides on the beat on NHL news.


Today, Friedman would reveal after the Buffalo Sabres placed defenceman Casey Fitzgerald, son of former NHL'er Tom Fitzgerald on waivers Tuesday, he was quickly scooped up Today by the Florida Panthers.


Fitzgerald was drafted by the Sabres in the 3rd round 86th over in the 2016 draft. The 25 year-old has played in 23 games this season, and has 3 assists with a -1 rating.

The Vegas Golden Knights placed forward Jake Leschyshyn, son of former NHL'er Curtis Leschyshyn, was also placed on waivers, then claimed by New York Rangers.


Leschyshyn was drafted by the Golden knights back in the 2017 in the 2nd round 62 overall. In 22 games this season Leschyshyn had no points and a -7 rating.

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