NHL News: Jets gets good news on Mark Scheifele, Ryan Strome and Rangers way off, and more

It’s post election day morning in the U.S. but we still don’t know who won! I stay apolitical but I am old enough to remember when people used to only vote on one day, with a paper ballot, and we knew who won that night.

Now let’s get to the latest NHL News.

NHL News: Mark Scheifele healthy again

Winnipeg received some great news yesterday on 27 year-old Mark Scheifele. He was injured in game on of the qualifiers and did not require surgery on his leg.

“I’m 100 percent, no question,” Scheifele told NHL.com. “Skating every day. I don’t know anyone who skates more than I do. I love being on the ice. That’s my No. 1 thing. I get on the ice as much as I can.”

NHL News: Giant gap between Rangers and Ryan Strome

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Strome and Rangers far apart (Getty Images)

The asks are in and Ryan Strome is seeking a new deal worth $5.7 million from the New York Rangers. Jeff Gorton and company have countered with $3.6 million.

And now we can see just how far apart both sides appear to be. Still, this is what is being submitted to the arbitrator where we know that the extreme sides are being presented.

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Dallas Stars lose Ben Bishop and Tyler Seguin for 5 months

It looks like the Stars will start the season without two key players. Both goalie Ben Bishop and center Tyler Seguin had surgery yesterday and will be out for 5 months.