Western Conference News: Flames, Blackhawks, Oilers, Kings, Blues, Sharks, and Canucks

Western Conference News: Flames, Blackhawks, Oilers, Kings, Blues, Sharks, and Canucks

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Michael Frolik out weeks with a fractured jaw
On the Calgary Flames …

Derek Wills: Forward Michael Frolik fractured his jaw and lost some teeth after being hit by a Brent Burns shot. He’ll be evaluated by a surgeon back in Calgary and will be out week-to-week.

On the Chicago Blackhawks …

Mark Lazerus: The Blackhawks put forward Artem Anisimov on the IR and activated defenseman Cody Franson.

On the Edmonton Oilers …

Jason Gregor: The Oilers put defenseman Eric Gryba on non-roster waivers and activate defenseman Oscar Klefbom from the IR.

On the Los Angeles Kings …

Jon Rosen: Defenseman Christian Folin will travel with the team. He is more day-to-day and week-to-week.

On the St. Louis Blues …

Lou Korac: Coach Mike Yeo likes how defenseman Jay Bouwmeester and forward Samuel Blais are progressing, but neither is ready to play yet.

On the San Jose Sharks …

Paul Gackle: Forward Logan Couture is responding well to physical exertion, and they are optimistic about a possible return during their road trip.

On the Vancouver Canucks …

Brendan Batchelor: Coach Travis Green said that forward Sven Baertschi has been skating on his own and could be a week or two away from returning. Forward Brandon Sutter has also been skating the past couple days but hasn’t joined teammates yet.