NHL Injuries: Jackets, Sens, Caps, Ducks, Preds, Kings, Canucks, Knights and Jets

NHL Injuries: Jackets, Sens, Caps, Ducks, Preds, Kings, Canucks, Knights and Jets

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Erik Karlsson is expected to return to the Ottawa Senators lineup this week
On Slashing …

Sportsnet: Percentage of slashing calls heading into last night’s games: 26.1 percent this year, 8.3 percent last year.

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

Aaron Portzline: Forward Boone Jenner still hasn’t skated with the team due to a back injury. There is no timetable.

On the Ottawa Senators …

Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Citizen: Coach Guy Boucher said yesterday that if defenseman Erik Karlsson doesn’t return to the lineup on Tuesday, he’s expected to return to the lineup either Thursday or Saturday.

On the Washington Capitals …

Isabelle Khurshudyan: Defenseman Matt Niskanen was placed on the LTIR with an upper-body injury and the Capitals have recalled Madison Bowey.

On the Anaheim Ducks …

Eric Stephens: Coach Randy Carlyle said that Ryan Miller and his upper-body injury are “very close.”

On the Calgary Flames …

Derek Wills: Forward Micheal Ferland missed last night’s game with a lower-body injury.

On the Nashville Predators …

Adam Vingan: Defenseman Yannick Weber is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

On the Los Angele Kings …

Jon Rosen: The LA Kings activated defenseman Alec Martinez from the IF and played Kyle Clifford on the IR retroactive to Oct. 11th.

Jon Rosen: The Kings assigned defenseman Paul LaDue to the AHL.

On the Vancouver Canucks …

Rick Dhaliwal: Defenseman Alexander Edler will be out four to six weeks with a knee injury.

Dan Murphy: Forward Loui Eriksson last night’s game with a knee injury.

On the Vegas Golden Knights …

Steve Carp: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury was given a maintenance day yesterday and his status for today is TBD.

Steve Carp: The Golden Knights placed Erik Haula on the IR with an undisclosed injury.

Chris Johnston: The Golden Knights recalled Vadim Shipachyov.

On the Winnipeg Jets …

Scott Billeck: Defenseman Dustin Byfuglien said he’s had a soft tissue issue since training camp.