Injury notes on Weber, Byfugien, Peverley, Koivu, Blake, Russell and Higgins


  • Gary Lawless via twitter: Jets defenseman Dustin Byfuglien was scratched last night due to a lower body injury. He’s had a knee issue for awhile.
  • Jeff Miller of the OC Register: Ducks center Saku Koivu practiced yesterday and will be a game time decision on Thursday. Winger Jason Blake practiced with the team as well. Lines at yesterday’s practice: Niklas Hagman-Ryan Getzlaf-Corey Perry, Bobby Ryan-Nick Bonino-Teemu Selanne, Matt Beleskey-Andrew Cogliano-Andrew Gordon, Jean-Francois Jacques-Rod Pelley-George Parros, Kyle Palmieri-Saku Koivu-Jason Blake.

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  1. #1 by gameon63 at December 29th, 2011

    Higgins is responding to treatment and may join the Canucks on their current roadtrip. most of the posts i’ve read involving Vancouver seem to think they’re looking to pick up more defencemen but with the current group coming on track they’ve got 8 at the NHL level and Tanev headlining a capable group in their minor system. the Canucks might be better off picking up a young enforcer to keep other teams honest and Matt Kassian (former Giant)might be a guy worth looking at as he’s behind a couple of other enforcers in the Wild’s system, check out his work on youtube.

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