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The Vegas Golden Knights activate Malcolm Subban from the IR
On the Anaheim Ducks …

Eric Stephens: Defenseman Hampus Lindholm (lower-body) practiced yesterday.

On the Arizona Coyotes …

Craig Morgan: Coach Rick Tocchet said that defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson (upper-body) won’t be in the lineup today but could play on Monday.

Craig Morgan: GM John Chayka said they plan to have defenseman Jakob Chychrun join the team in Toronto to practice but not play. The last game of their road trip is Monday.

On the Calgary Flames …

John Shannon: Forward Matthew Tkachuk is suspended for one game.

On the Chicago Blackhawks …

Mark Lazerus: Coach Joel Quenneville said that defenseman Duncan Keith has “a bug” and was given yesterday off.

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

CBJ PR: The Blue Jackets activated forward Zac Dalpe of the IR and assigned him to the AHL.

Brian Hedger: The Blue Jackets assign Gabriel Carlsson, Sonny Milano, and Joonas Korpisalo to the AHL but are all expected to be recalled on Sunday after they play Saturday.

On the Dallas Stars …

Mark Stepneski: Defenseman Marc Methot won’t play today due to a lower-body injury. Forward Brett Ritchie will get back in the lineup.

On the Montreal Canadiens …

John Lu: Coach Claude Julien said that Max Pacioretty, Jonathan Drouin, and Jordie Benn all have the flu and are questionable for tonight.

On New Jersey Devils …

Andrew Gross: Coach John Hynes said that forward Marcus Johansson (concussion) continues to skate on his own and is doing some off-ice workouts. There haven’t been any setbacks, but there is still is no timetable for his return or when he’ll start practicing with the team.

On the Philadelphia Flyers …

NHL Player Safety: Defenseman Radko Gudas waived his right to have an in-person hearing and will have a phone hearing on Sunday.

On the Toronto Maple Leafs …

Kristen Shilton: The Leafs assessed Auston Matthews yesterday and will do so again today. After their morning skate, they will decide whether he plays tonight or not.

Kristen Shilton: The Maple Leafs sign forward Josh Leivo to a one-year contract extension worth $925,000.

Kristen Shilton: “In a contract year where he wasn’t guaranteed to get much playing time, I’m sure Leivo wanted something from the #Leafs to show they valued him. Other potential ramifications to an extension as well of course.”

On the Vegas Golden Knights …

Stephen Whyno: The Golden Knights have activated goaltender Malcolm Subban from the IR and returned goaltender Dylan Ferguson to Kamloops of the WHL.