NHL Injuries: Canes, Habs, Devils, Pens, Caps, Coyotes, Avs, Oilers, Wild, Sharks...

NHL Injuries: Canes, Habs, Devils, Pens, Caps, Coyotes, Avs, Oilers, Wild, Sharks and Blues

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Alexander Steen and Jay Bouwmeester
On the Carolina Hurricanes …

Cory Lavalette: Defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk is meeting up with the team on their road trip. No known if he’ll get back into the lineup.

On the Montreal Canadiens …

Renaud Lavoie: Defenseman David Schlemko is still having issues with his broken hand and is not traveling with the team.

On the New Jersey Devils …

Chris Ryan: Forward Michael McLeod had knee surgery last week and is walking without crutches or a noticeable limp.

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Jason Mackey: Defenseman Ian Cole returned to practice yesterday wearing a full face shield.

Jason Mackey: Cole lost three teeth and had some procedures done. He wants to play tonight.

Jason Mackey: Cole when he saw Roman Josi shot coming at him: “It was just enough time for me to register, ‘Oh shit, this is really gonna hurt.’ ”

On the Washington Capitals …

Capitals PR: Forward Lars Eller missed practiced yesterday with an illness.

On the Arizona Coyotes …

Sarah McLellan: Forward Brad Richardson was given a maintenance day yesterday. Coach Rick Tocchet thinks he’ll be ready tonight. Kevin Connauton (lower-body) has been cleared to play.

Sarah McLellan: Goaltender Antti Raanta is still day-to-day. He hasn’t skated and won’t be traveling with the team to Dallas.

On the Colorado Avalanche …

Adrian Dater of BSN Denver: Defenseman Patrik Nemeth injured his shoulder in a fight with Tyler Seguin and has flown back to Denver. Anton Lindholm will take Nemeth’s spot in the lineup.

On the Edmonton Oilers …

Edmonton Oilers: The Oilers put Leon Draisaitl on the IR. Coach Todd McLellan said that Draisaitl and Drake Caggiula won’t play tonight but will be evaluated to see if they travel with the team on their road trip.

On the Minnesota Wild …

Dane Mizutani: Zach Parise left practice after 20 minutes yesterday.

Michael Russo: Coach Bruce Boudreau on Parise: “setback. I don’t know how much of a setback. I talked to him before practice & he felt great.”

On the San Jose Sharks …

Kevin Kurz: Defenseman Paul Martin is doubtful for their road trip according to Pete DeBoer.

On the St. Louis Blues …

Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Forward Alexander Steen practiced yesterday for the first time since breaking his left hand on September 19th. Coach Mike Yeo wouldn’t say if Steen will play on Wednesday.

Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester, out with a fractured ankle, is coming along. Yeo said he’s not ahead of schedule, but he’s not behind schedule.