Ehrhoff -- who was with the Bruins on a professional tryout agreement -- has reportedly elected not to sign with the team, CSN New England reports.
Per the report, Ehrhoff preferred to move on after learning that he wasn't in line to be one of the Bruins' top six blueliners. Ehrhoff -- who showed well during the World Cup of Hockey -- could catch on elsewhere, however, after playing capably during his brief stint with Boston.
Ehrhoff had been an unrestricted free agent throughout the offseason but after a WCOH appearance for Team Europe, the
This is essentially a lateral swap of defenders who had been waived by their former clubs in 2015-16. Ehrhoff, who reportedly will cost the Blackhawks $1.25 million (after the Kings pay 15 percent of his salary), joins his fourth different club since 2013-14, having been a part of the Sabres, Penguins and Kings over that span. His tour with the Blackhawks might even be short lived as he'll become an unrestricted free agent this summer.
Ehrhoff finds himself in an unfamiliar situation after being a highly sought-after acquisition just two seasons ago. However, an injury-plagued year in Pittsburgh as well as his poor form with the
Christian Ehrhoff was placed on waivers by the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday, Bob McKenzie of TSN reports.
In a bit of a surprising move, the Kings have decided to take their chances with the other blueliners on the roster, and will likely lose Ehrhoff on waivers to another club. The veteran blueliner has 11 points through 40 contests this season, but posted a minus-10 rating and hasn't seen as much action of late. Still, many teams are in need of another defenseman, so expect another update when he's claimed, assuming that's the case.