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Injury Notes: Pens, Wings, Caps, Flames, Sabres, Sens, Canes, Coyotes, Avs, Hawks and Leafs

  • Shelly Anderson of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Penguins James Neal (concussion) received clearance to play and could be in the lineup tonight. Chris Kunitz could also return to the lineup tonight. Beau Bennett skated before practice but hasn’t been given clearance for contact. Paul Martin skated in full gear before practice. Given the day off yesterday: Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Jussi Jokinen, Olli Maatta and Brooks Orpik.
  • Shelly Anderson: Penguins Kris Letang wants to pay this season but he hasn’t received anything definitive from his doctors.
  • Ansar Khan of MLive: Red Wings Todd Bertuzzi missed Sunday’s game with a lower-body injury. Darren Helm, out with a concussion, had a setback and it’s not looking like he’ll return soon. Stephen Weiss (hernia surgery) is not close to returning and will go get a second opinion. Dan Cleary has had fluid drained from his knee twice and hasn’t been able to practice in a couple weeks. Weiss and Cleary were able to skate. Jonas Gustavsson, out with a groin injury, skated yesterday and is getting close to returning. Joakim Andersson (fractured foot) is out for at least another week. Tomas Jurco will have his broken rib reassessed next week. Pavel Datsyuk (knee) will be reassessed in seven to 10 days. Henrik Zetterberg may be able to return for the playoffs if the Wings make it.
  • Capitals PR: Capitals Brooks Laich will be out four to six weeks after having a procedure done to release a tight abductor.
  • Randy Sportak: Flames Jiri Hudler (upper-body) was out on the ice before practice. Karri Ramo was also out before, and stayed on with main group.
  • Buffalo Sabres: Sabres Jhonas Enroth stayed in Buffalo for further evaluation.
  • John Vogl: Not going on the Sabres road trip: Jhonas Enroth, Tyler Myers, Zemgus Girgensons, Alex Sulzer, and Chris Stewart. Myers could meet up with the team at some point.
  • John Vogl: Michal Neuvirth on the possibility of playing tonight: ”I don’t know … but I’m feeling better every day. I’m hoping it’s going to be good.”
  • Bruce Garrioch: Doesn’t look like Craig Anderson will be ready before Thursday.
  • Michael Smith: Hurricanes Jiri Tlusty won’t play on Tuesday due to a lower-body injury, he’s day-to-day. Alex Semin was given a maintenance day yesterday.
  • Sarah McLellan: Coyotes Martin Erat skated yesterday morning in a no-contract jersey.
  • Adrian Dater: Avs Ryan O’Reilly will play tonight, with Paul Stastny a possibility.
  • Terry Koshan: Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle on Jonathan Bernier: ”Bernier has a low-grade muscle strain. It is in the groin area. It’s closer to day to day than it is week to week.” James Mirtle: The Leafs haven’t put Bernier on the IR, so it’s possible that he could play in the next few days.
  • Hope Smoke: Maple Leafs Dave Poulin: ”We’re dealing with this on Bolland. Once medically cleared, it’s up to the player to let us know when he’s ready to go” … ”At this point it’s not up to a doctor, it’s up to Bolland. We’re hoping he’s getting stronger and closer to returning” … ”Bolland hasn’t been 100% comfortable in a full practice where there are competition drills and grinding”

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Injury Notes: MacArthur, Lehtonen, Stralman, Richards, Hossa, Murray, Gustavsson, Stastny and Sbisa

  • Bruce Garrioch of the Ottawa Sun: Senators Clarke MacArthur won’t need surgery to fix his injured tendon in his hand. He suffered the injury fighting Flames Chris Butler. He won’t play tomorrow, and could return next Saturday.

    “The only update I have is they don’t need to do surgery so that’s as positive as it could be,” said coach Paul MacLean before Saturday’s game.

    “It’s more to do with pain threshold and ability to hang onto the stick. Those will be the factors that go into it.”

  • Mike Heika: Stars Kari Lehtonen left after being hit by Erik Haula: “Obviously, it’s not good. He went in hard, hit the crossbar hard. The likelihood is it’s a concussion on just a dirt play. It should be suspended. A fourth liner takes out our goaltender.”

  • Pat Leonard: Rangers coach Alain Vigneault is not concerned about Anton Stralman’s ankle or Brad Richards’ wrist.
  • Scott Powers: Blackhawks Marian Hossa could return to the ice this week and possibly be back in the lineup next week.
  • Rob Mixer: Blue Jackets defenseman Ryan Murray will be out four to six weeks after having knee surgery.
  • Ansar Khan: Red Wings Jonas Gustavsson is out with a sore groin. Petr Mrazek has been recalled.
  • Adrian Dater: Avs Patrick Roy on Paul Stastny’s injury: ”We’ll know more next few days”

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Injury Notes: Kane, Moen, Parise, Pitkanen, McQuaid, Sbisa, Voracek, Hanzel, Parenteau and Howard

  • Paul Friesen: Jets coach Paul Maurice said that Evander Kane will return to the lineup today, and will be on a line with Mark Scheifele and Blake Wheeler. Has another line mind for Kane too.
  • Michael Russo: There is a chance that Wild’s Zach Parise returns to the lineup on Thursday.
  • Chris Nichols: Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford said that Joni Pitkanen can ”a little bit of weight” on his injured foot. Rutherford thinks that Pitkanen hopes that he has a chance to play next year.
  • Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe: Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid missed yesterday’s game with a leg injury. They don’t play again until Saturday. Defenseman Dougie Hamilton (concussion) could return on Saturday.
  • Eric Stephens: Ducks Luca Sbisa (hand) practiced yesterday and was paired with Francois Beauchemin.
  • Frank Seravalli: Flyers Jakub Voracek has an upper-body injury and will be evaluated when they return to Philadelphia.
  • Chris Johnston: Coyotes Martin Hanzal is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
  • Adrian Dater via Sulia: Avs P.A. Parenteau will return to the lineup tonight on a line with Marc-Andre Cliche and Patrick Bordeleau. Alex Tanguay is getting close to returning.
  • Bub Duff: Red Wings Jimmy Howard left last night’s game with a lower-body injury. Ansar Khan: Coach Mike Babcock said that Howard injured the same knee in December and is not sure of the extent of the injury. GM Ken Holland said that Howard’s injury is minor and he’ll be day-to-day. Babcock said that he isn’t sure if Jonas Gustavsson will be ready to play on Wednesday.
  • Wes Gilbertson: Flames winger Paul Byron left last night’s game after only one shift in the second period after he blocked a shot.

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Injury Notes: Souray, Rinne, Aulie, Hannon, Gustavsson, Anderson, Parise, Yakupov and Santorelli

  • Pierre LeBrun: Ducks defenseman Sheldon Souray will have season ending wrist surgery today. Eric Stephens: Souray was still bothered by pain and discomfort from the torn ligaments in his wrist from an offseason workout.
  • Pierre LeBrun of ESPN: Predators GM David Poile on Pekka Rinne.

    “We have no timetable,” Poile said. “He’s been given the green light to work out. Maybe there’s a shot by the Olympic break? Maybe it’s after the Olympic break? I just couldn’t tell you right now.”

  • Erik Erlendsson: Lightning’s Keith Aulie has not been medically cleared yet. He should get clearance in a week or so.
  • David Pollak: Sharks Scott Hannan is out with an upper-body injury from an elbow to the jaw by Red Wings Daniel Cleary. You would be right if you called it a concussion.
  • Helene St. James: Red Wings Jonas Gustavsson should be ready to return on Saturday.
  • Helene St. James: Red Wings Joakim Anderson is out with a lower-body injury and is day-to-day.
  • Michael Russo: Wild’s Zach Parise: ”I’m trying to get in a game as soon as I can in a smart and safe way. That’s the best timeline I can give you.”
  • Rob Tychkowski: Oilers Nail Yakupov left last night’s game with a head injury.
  • Ben Kuzma: Canucks Mike Santorelli left the arena with his right arm in a sling. It could be a shoulder injury.

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Injury Notes: Rangers, Red Wings, Senators, Wild, Islanders, Avs, Sharks and Lightning

  • Andrew Gross: Rangers Ryan Callahan (left knee) has been out since December 10th. Has felt good the last two days, but the initial timeline of missing four to six weeks hasn’t changed.
  • Helene St. James: Red Wings Henrik Zetterberg has a sore groin but is expected to play today.
  • Ted Kulfan: Red Wings Jonas Gustavsson is out with a sore groin.
  • Bruce Garrioch: Senators Jason Spezza and Chris Phillips are out tonight. Sens coach Paul MacLean said that Spezza’s injury is not serious, but they want to care of it and have it rested.
  • Michael Russo of the Star-Tribune: Wild’s Josh Harding returns to the team. Zach Parise’s latest MRI may have revealed a fracture in his foot that didn’t appear the first time. A stress fracture could take four to six weeks.

    “We’ve got to keep him off the ice until it starts to feel better and then we might have to keep him off a little bit longer,” Yeo said this morning. “We just have make sure he gets a full opportunity to heal. It’s a long season and we need him to have the opportunity to go out and perform and compete at the level that he’s capable of.”

  • Arthur Staple: Islanders Michael Grabner (illness) and Josh Bailey (upper-body) both missed yesterday’s game.
  • Adrian Dater via Sulia: Avs coach Patrick Roy said that Alex Tanguay could start skating this week, but his return is not known.
  • Pro Hockey Talk: Avs P.A. Parenteau suffered a knee injury in last night’s game.
  • David Pollak: Sharks Tommy Wingels left last night’s game with an injury.
  • Erik Erlendsson: The Lightning return Dmitry Korobov to the AHL. A good sign that Eric Brewer and/or Sami Salo are close to returning.

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Afternoon Hits: Wild, Capitals, Lightning, Leafs, Blue Jackets, Flames, Canadiens, Sabres, Wings and Jets

  • Michael Russo: Wild’s Josh Harding left practice after taking a high shot from Erik Haula.
  • Adam Vingan: The Capitals recall Casey Wellman from the AHL. Katie Carrera: Mikhail Grabovski didn’t join the team this morning, out for tonight.
  • Katie Carrera: Capitals Brooks Laich (groin) traveled with the team but he’s not eligible to come off the IR until Dec. 22nd.
  • Damian Cristodero: Lightning’s Victor Hedman (lower-body) taking part in his first full skate since the injury. Coach Cooper doesn’t expect him to play on this trip though. Hedman said that if today goes well, practices tomorrow, possibility that he plays on Thursday against the Predators.
  • David Alter: Maple Leafs defenseman Paul Ranger skated this today. He’s been dealing with an upper-body injury.
  • Aaron Portzline: Blue Jackets Jeremy Smith was sent back to the AHL, looking like Curtis McElhinney is close to returning.
  • Roger Millions: Flames Lee Stempniak and Mike Cammalleri are not part of line rushes. Hard to believe that both will be out tonight, very intriguing. Update: Cammalleri was feeling sick according to Wes Gilbertson.
  • Roger Millions: Flames lines: Bouma – Colborne – McGrattan, Hudler – Stajan – Galiardi,  Glencross – Monahan – Hudler,  Byron – Backlund – B. Jones.
  • John Lu: Canadiens lines: Galchenyuk – Plekanec – Gionta, Pacioretty – Desharnais – Gallagher, Bournival – Eller – Brière,  Bourque – Prust – Moen.
  • Minnesota Wild: Wild top two lines at practice: Parise-Koivu-Coyle, Nino-Haula-Pominville.
  • Joe Yerdon: Ryan Miller will start in net for the Sabres.
  • Ansar Khan: Jonas Gustavsson will start in net for the Red Wings.
  • Joe Yerdon: Ondrej Pavelec will start in net for the Jets.

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Injury Notes: Downie, Lecavalier, Eriksson, Carter, Stuart, Helm, Franzen, Stempniak, Burns and Condra

  • Sarah Baicker: Flyers Steve Downie has a concussion and Vincent Lecavalier will be out today with a facial injury. Sam Carchidi: GM Paul Holmgren said that Downie was rushed to the hospital after the game.
  • Joe Haggerty: Sounding like Bruins forward Loui Eriksson is making some progress. Hoping that concussions symptoms don’t recur. He could be on the ice next week at the earliest.
  • Jon Hoven: The Kings put Jeff Carter on the IR.
  • Ken Wiebe: Jets Mark Stuart is still bothered by a sore hip.
  • Ansar Khan: Red Wings GM Ken Holland said that it’s looking like Darren Helm will play on Saturday. Jonathan Eriksson will probably be put on the LTIR.
  • Ansar Khan: Red Wings Johan Frazen left last night’s game.
  • Wes Gilbertson: The Flames put Lee Stempniak and Chris Breen on the IR. Recalled defenseman Chad Billins.
  • Kevin Kurz: Sharks Brent Burns (upper-body) skated by himself yesterday. GM Doug Wilson doesn’t expect him out long term.

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Injury Notes: Carter, Schneider, Gustavsson, Franzen, Morrow, Parros, Pacioretty, Wild and Callahan

  • Andrew Walker: Hearing that Kings Jeff Carter has a broken foot.
  • NHL Devils PR: Devils coach Peter DeBoer said that a decision will come tomorrow morning on Cory Schneider’s availability for this weekends back-to-back games. Brodeur starting against the Flyers.
  • Dan O’Neill of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Blues Brenden Morrow didn’t skate on Wednesday and Thursday. Morrow will stay in St. Louis and will be evaluated on Monday to see if he can join the team in Montreal. Magnus Paajarvi was put on the IR retroactive to last Sunday. Parrjarvi will skate with the team today and is eligible to come off the IR tomorrow. He could play if he’s ready, but that seems unlikely.
  • TSN: Both George Parros and Max Pacioretty will return the Canadiens lineup this weekend.
  • Minnesota Wild PR: Wild’s Charlie Coyle has been activated from the IR. Michael RussoJonas Brodin, Charlie Coyle and Keith Ballard will return to the Wild’s lineup.
  • Steve Zipay: Rangers Ryan Callahan practiced today with a contact jersey on.

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Lines and Goalies: Canes, Leafs, Devils, Kings, Rangers, Stars, Senators, Avs, Flyers, Isles, Lightning and Wild

  • Michael Smith: Hurricanes lines:  Ruutu-E. Staal-Semin, Gerbe-J. Staal-Tlusty, Skinner-Nash-Dwyer, Bowman-Sutter-Dvorak. Chip Alexander: Faulk-Sekera, Harrison-Murphy, Hainsey-Bellemore on D.
  • Michael Smith: Hurricanes power play units: PP1: Bowman, E. Staal, Semin, Ruutu, Sekera. PP2: Skinner, J. Staal, Gerbe, Murphy, Faulk.
  • David Alter: Projected Maple Leafs lines if JVR plays: JVR-Bozak-Kessel Broll-Kadri-Lupul Raymond-Bolland-Leivo Ashton-McClement-Orr.
  • Tom Gulitti: Devils lines: Henrique-Elias-Jagr; Tedenby-Zajac-Ryder; Zubrus-Loktionov-Brunner; Carter-Gionta-Bernier. Olesz-Josefson.
  • Jon Rosen: Kings morning lines: Kopitar back with Brown, Williams; Richards with King, Carter.
  • Pat Leonard: Rangers lines: Richards-Brassard-Callahan, Pyatt-Boyle-Fast, Pouliot-Stepan-Zuccarello, Miller-DMoore-Dorsett.
  • Mike Heika: Stars lines: Benn-Seguin-Peverley, Whitney-Eakin-Chiasson, Roussel-Horcoff-Cole, MacDermid-Fiddler-Garbutt.
  • Bruce Garrioch: Senators lines: Michalek-Spezza-Ryan; MacArthur-Turris-Conacher; Greening-Smith-Neil and Kasssian-Pageau-Condra.
  • Adrian Dater via Sulia: Avalanche lines: Landeskog-​Stastny-Ta​nguay , O’Re​illy-Duche​ne-Downie ​, McGinn-Mac​Kinnon-Par​enteau , McL​eod-Mitche​ll-Bordele​au
  • Sam Carchidi: Steve Mason will start in net for the Flyers tonight.
  • John Vogl: Evgeni Nabokov will start in net for the Islanders tonight.
  • Bill Roose: Jonas Gustavsson will start in net for the Red Wings. Jimmy Howard said he’ll likely start on Thursday.

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Injury Notes: Nash, Khudobin, Erskine, Letang, Lehtonen, Howard, Drewiske, Bjugstad, Thomas, Calvert and Noesen

  • Chip Alexander: Hurricanes GM Jim Rutherford said that Anton Khudobin will be put on the IR. It may only be for the short term and called the injury a “best-case scenario.” Justin Peters will be recalled. Khudobin’s injury is still being called a “lower-body” injury. Alexander was told isn’t a knee or ankle injury.
  • Chuck Gormley: Capitals John Erskine (upper-body) skated yesterday but wasn’t able to go just yet.
  • Rob Rossi: Penguins Kris Letang practiced yesterday. Beau Bennett and James Neal didn’t practice.
  • Mark Stepneski: The Stars have put goalie Kari Lehtonen on the IR retroactive to October 11th. Defenseman Aaron Rome was sent to the AHL on a conditioning assignment.
  • Elliotte Friedman: Jonas Gustavsson was announced as a late starter yesterday as  Jimmy Howard has an injury. Ansar Khan: Red Wings GM Ken Holland said Howard’s bruised hand injury is not significant and that he might play today. Helene St. James: Jimmy Howard said he doubtful for tonight.
  • Marc Antoine Godin: Canadiens Davis Drewiske (shoulder) was expected to only be out for four to six weeks, but “it will be longer” according to a team source. Was hoping for an end of October return.
  • Steve Gorten: Panthers Nick Bjugstad on returning to the lineup tonight: ”I feel pretty in shape and ready to go mentally so we’ll see what happens.”
  • Steve Gorten: Panthers coach Kevin Dineen said that Tim Thomas looked okay during practice, but he won’t travel with the team to Nashville and is questionable for Thursday against the Bruins.
  • Aaron Portzline: Blue Jackets winger Matt Calvert will miss an extended period of time after having abdominal surgery today.
  • Helene Elliott: Ducks prospect Stefan Noesen will be out for the season with a torn ACL and MCL.

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Roster Notes: Oilers, Leafs, Red Wings, Capitals, Islanders, Avalanche and Blue Jackets

  • Joanne Ireland: The Oilers have sent defenseman Denis Grebeshkov to the AHL on a conditioning assignment and recalled Philip Larsen. They have also re-assigned Brandon Davidson.
  • Corey Pronman: The Maple Leafs re-assign T.J. Brennan to the AHL.
  • Ansar Khan: The Red Wings assign Cory Emmerton and Petr Mrazek to the AHL. Jonas Gustavsson is ready to return to the lineup. Drew Miller, Jordin Tootoo, Darren Helm and Patrick Eaves have been rotating in on the fourth line. Eaves and Helm are on the LTIR. The Wings have recalled Luke Glendening from the AHL to center the fourth line.
  • Ansar Khan: Red Wings Justin Abdelkader has been moved off the top line and on to the second, coach Mike Babcock said the line needed a boost.
  • Mike Vogel: The Capitals have re-assigned Connor Carrick and Michael Latta to the AHL. Defenseman Nate Schmidt has been recalled.
  • Arthur Staple: Islanders Matt Moulson will be a game-time decision as he’s heading back after the birth of his son this morning. Cal Cutterbuck is in.
  • Adrian Dater: The Avalanche have put Matt Hunwick on waivers.
  • Aaron Portzline: Blue Jackets defenseman Tim Erixon was sent to the AHL as “He needs to play games,” according to GM Jarmo Kekalainen.

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Injury Notes: Nash, Gustavsson, Eaves, Stalberg, Jones, Ruutu, Perrault, Penner, Palmieri and Beleskey

  • Nick Cotsonika: Hearing that Rangers Rick Nash could be out for seven to 10 days.
  • Ansar Khan of MLive: Red Wings Jonas Gustavsson is still a few days away from returning. Patrick Eaves is targeting a Oct. 26th return.
  • Mark Masters: Predators coach Barry Trotz said that Viktor Stalberg (shoulder) might be ready for Saturday.
  • Wes Gilbertson: Flames winger David Jones is week-to-week with an upper-body injury.
  • Chip Alexander: Hurricanes Kirk Muller is not sure when Tuomo Ruutu will be ready to return to the lineup.
  • Dennis Bernstein: Ducks Mathieu Perreault (upper body) and Dustin Penner (lower body) didn’t finish the game last night.
  • Eric Stephens: Ducks Kyle Palmieri (upper body) skated yesterday morning. He said it isn’t similar to the concussion he had last season where he missed four games.
  • Lance Pugmire: Ducks Matt Beleskey said his thumb is broken after it got caught in a jersey during a fight.

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