NHL News: Blue Jackets, Oilers, Canadiens, Devils, Flyers, Penguins, Maple Leafs, Lines...

NHL News: Blue Jackets, Oilers, Canadiens, Devils, Flyers, Penguins, Maple Leafs, Lines and Pairings

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On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

Aaron Portzline: Forward Alexander Wennberg (body) wasn’t on the ice again today.

Chris Johnston: Forward Zac Dalpe was put on waivers.

Tom Reed: Lukas Sedlak, who has been out with a high ankle sprain, returned to practice.

On the Edmonton Oilers …

Jason GregorJujhar Khaira will miss tonight’s game with an upper-body injury.

On the Montreal Canadiens …

Eric Engels: Goaltender Carey Price didn’t skate today. Defenseman David Schlemko was on the ice.

On the New Jersey Devils …

Andrew Gross: The Devils activate forward Travis Zajac from the IR, and he’ll be in the lineup tonight.

On the Philadelphia Flyers …

Scott Billeck: Forward Nolan Patrick will return to the lineup tonight.

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Pens Inside Scoop: Defenseman Matt Hunwick has been ruled out for tonight.

On the Toronto Maple Leafs …

Chris Johnston: Forward Auston Matthews will miss his fourth straight game.

Chris Johnston: Forward Nikita Soshnikov is expected to be in the lineup tonight.

Forward lines at practice …

Chris Hine: Chicago Blackhawks lines: Saad-Toews-Panik, Schmaltz-Anisimov-Kane, Sharp-Hartman-DeBrincat, Bouma-Wingels-Hayden.

Brian Hedger: Columbus Blue Jackets lines: Panarin-Foligno-Bjorkstrand, Jenner-Dubinsky-Atkinson, Motte-Dubois-Anderson, Milano-Schroeder-Hannikainen.

Bob Stauffer: Edmonton Oilers lines: Maroon-McDavid-Draisaitl Lucic-RNH-Puljujarvi Cammalleri-Strome-Pakarinen Caggiula-Letestu-Kassian.

Jon Rosen: Los Angeles Kings lines: Iafallo-Kopitar-Brown, Pearson-Kempe-Toffoli, Andreoff-Shore-Lewis, Jokinen-Crescenzi-Brodzinski

Arpon Basu: Montreal Canadiens lines: Galchenyuk-Drouin-Byron, Pacioretty-Danault-Shaw, Hudon-Plekanec-Gallagher, Deslauriers-De La Rose/Mitchell-Froese

Andrew Gross: New Jersey Devils lines: Hall-Hischier-Palmieri, Bratt-Zajac-Stafford, Henrique-Boyle-Wood, Gibbons-Coleman-Noesen.

Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators lines: Dzingel-Duchene-Ryan, Hoffman-Brassard-Stone, Pyatt-Pageau-DiDomenico, and Wideman-Thompson-Burrows.

Jim Thomas: St. Louis Blues lines: Schwartz-Schenn-Tarasenko; Sobotka-Stastny-Steen; Paajarvi-Sundqvist-Jaskin; Upshall-Brodziak-Thorburn.

Bryan Burns: Tampa Bay Lightning lines: Namestnikov-Stamkos-Kucherov, Palat-Point-Gourde, Killorn-Johnson-Dumont, Kunitz-Brown-Callahan.

Sara Orlesky: Winnipeg Jets lines: Connor-Scheifele-Wheeler, Ehlers-Little-Laine, Copp-Lowry-Tanev, Perreault-Hendricks-Armia.

Defensive pairings at practice …

Chris Hine: Chicago Blackhawks pairings: Keith-Franson, Murphy-Seabrook, Forsling-Rutta.

Jon Rosen: Los Angeles Kings pairings: Forbort-Doughty, Muzzin-Folin, MacDermid-Martinez.

Arpon Basu: Montreal Canadiens pairings: Benn-Weber, Alzner-Petry, Mete-Morrow. Davidson extra

Andrew Gross: New Jersey Devils pairings: Greene-Santini, Moore-Severson, Butcher-Lovejoy.

Bryan Burns: Tampa Bay Lightning pairings: Hedman-Dotchin, Sergachev-Stralman, Coburn-Girardi, Koekkoek-Sustr