BCHL Bulletin: Fladager suspended one game by BCHL DOPS, Nash and Turris hit NHL waivers, and more!

Fladager suspended one game by BCHL Department of Player Safety

The Victoria Grizzlies will be without 2001-born forward Noah Fladager for the final game of the season after he was handed a one-game suspension for his second fighting major and game misconduct of the 2021-22 season.

The penalty came with 5:32 remaining in Saturday’s 2-1 loss to the Coquitlam Express. Through 14 games this season, the Campbell River, BC native has a goal and an assist since being signed from Swan Valley of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League in January.

Nash and Turris put on NHL waivers

Forwards Riley Nash (38 goals, 46 assists in 56 games with Salmon Arm in 2006-07) and Kyle Turris (102 goals, 91 assists in 110 games with Burnaby from 2005-07) were both placed on waivers by their respective National Hockey League clubs on Sunday.

Nash, a 32-year-old from Consort, AB, has four assists in 48 games with the Arizona Coyotes, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Winnipeg Jets this season, his 11th in the NHL.

Turris, a New Westminster, BC product, has a goal and three assists in 23 games with the Edmonton Oilers this season. The 32-year-old is a veteran of 776 NHL games with Edmonton, Nashville, Ottawa, and Phoenix.

Cosgrove signs a deal with Bridgeport

24-year-old defender Trevor Cosgrove (16 goals, 33 assists in 53 games with Alberni Valley in 2016-17) has signed an amateur tryout agreement with the Bridgeport Islanders of the American Hockey League.

The Exeter, NH product played 168 NCAA games with Northern Michigan University and Colgate University over the last five seasons, putting up 22 goals and 71 points.

Jaswal let go by Jacksonville Icemen

Defender Roshen Jaswal (no points in three playoff games with Prince George in 2013-14) was released by the Jacksonville Icemen of the ECHL on Sunday.

Jaswal, a Burnaby, BC native, recorded two goals and two assists in 29 ECHL games this season with Jacksonville, Maine, and Greenville.

Newton and Jandric put pen to paper with Worcester

The Worcester Railers of the ECHL signed forward Max Newton (47 goals, 76 assists in 153 games with Trail and Cowichan Valley from 2014-17) to a standard ECHL contract and forward Steven Jandric (35 goals, 39 assists in 121 games with Salmon Arm and Vernon from 2015-17) to an amateur tryout on Sunday.

Newton, a 24-year-old from Vancouver, BC, wrapped up a five-year NCAA career earlier this month. In 137 games with Merrimack College and the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, he posted 35 goals and 88 points.

Jandric is a 24-year-old native of Prince George, BC. He spent his five-year college career with the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, University of Denver, and Merrimack College, finishing with 35 goals and 114 points in 161 NCAA games.