|October 8, 2014: NHL opening night rosters for all 30 teams|
The 23-player opening night rosters for all 30 NHL teams.
|October 7, 2014: Blackhawks Place Mashinter On Injured Reserve|
The Blackhawks placed Mashinter on injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 1, with an undisclosed injury.The Blackhawks have not provided details of Mashinter's setback, but his injury will prevent him from being ready for Opening Night, and it remains to be seen when he will be able to play next.
|October 5, 2014: Hawks' Mashinter Still Out With Injury|
Mashinter did not practice on Sunday, ESPN Chicago reports.Mashinter suffered the injury on Wednesday and did not play in the Blackhawks' final preseason game against the Rangers on Friday. He has played 23 games in the NHL and has not scored a point in those games. Mashinter will have a very low fantasy value, even in deeper leagues.
|October 3, 2014: Blackhawks' Mashinter Nursing Injury|
Mashinter will not play in the Blackhawks' exhibition finale Friday against the Rangers due to an undisclosed injury, ESPNChicago.com's Scott Powers reports.Mashinter suffered the injury in Wednesday's game against the Canadiens. The fourth-line enforcer was making a strong bid for an Opening Night gig with the Blackhawks prior to the injury, but Friday's addition of Daniel Carcillo to the training camp roster muddles the picture a bit.
|September 29, 2014: Hawks' Mashinter Has Shot At Making Team|
Mashinter has a good chance of making the Blackhawks' opening night roster as the team looks for enforcer to replace Brandon Bollig, CSN Chicago reports.Bollig was traded during the summer to Calgary and Blackhawks' coach Joel Quenneville wants to still have that physical, tough-guy element on the team. Quenneville has liked Mashinter's physical game so far during the preseason. He was acquired by the Hawks from Rangers last December.