Harding was injured on Sunday, breaking his foot after kicking a wall following an incident with a teammate. Harding is expected to miss at least two to three months, according to the newspaper.
The team won’t be required to pay a prorated portion his $2.1 million salary and Harding won’t count against the salary cap for as long as he is suspended. The team also signed goalie Darcy Kuemper to a two-year, $2.5 million contract.
Harding, 30, had a 18-7-3 record last season with a 1.66 goals against average, .933 save percentage and recorded three shutouts.
- Scooby Axson