Monday, April 12, 2021 2:44 PM EST
By The Associated Press, AP
DENVER (AP) — The NHL-leading Colorado Avalanche keep loading up for what they hope is a deep playoff run. The Avalanche have reacquired forward Carl Soderberg, sending unsigned prospect Ryder Rolston and 23-year-old Josh Dickinson to the Chicago Blackhawks. The 35-year-old played four seasons for Colorado from 2015-19 before stints with Arizona and Chicago.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning have added some more defensive depth as they try to repeat as Stanley Cup champions. Tampa Bay acquired Frederik Claesson from the San Jose Sharks for goaltending prospect Magnus Chrona.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks have acquired Adam Gaudette from the Vancouver Canucks for Matthew Highmore in an exchange of forwards. Each player had fallen out of favor in his previous organization. Gaudette was the first Canucks player on the league’s COVID protocol list when the team had a virus breakout. They’re expected to resume the season Friday, though Highmore will have to serve a seven-day quarantine before playing for Vancouver.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The NBA’s Washington Wizards and NHL’s Washington Capitals have announced the dates this month when they will start to allow fans at home games at 10% of their capacity. About 2,100 spectators can attend the Wizards’ game against the Golden State Warriors on April 21. The Capitals will first welcome back fans for their game against the New York Islanders on April 27.
HOUSTON (AP) — The Detroit Tigers are without slugger Miguel Cabrera as they open a series against the Astros tonight in Houston. He was placed on the 10-day injured list yesterday with soreness in his left biceps.