NHL Rumors: Ducks, Coyotes, Bruins, Sabres, Flames, Hurricanes, Kings, Devils, Senators and...

NHL Rumors: Ducks, Coyotes, Bruins, Sabres, Flames, Hurricanes, Kings, Devils, Senators and Sharks

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On the Anaheim Ducks …

Anaheim Ducks: Coach Randy Carlyle said that Kevin Bieksa (hand) remains on the IR.

Anaheim Ducks: Carlyle did add that he could play on Friday.

On the Arizona Coyotes …

Craig Morgan: The Coyotes have recalled goaltender Louis Domingue yesterday from the AHL. The move was only a paper transaction for salary cap purposes.

On the Boston Bruins …

Boston Bruins: Forward David Backes will have surgery today and will be out for about eight weeks. They will be removing a part of his colon.

Joe Haggerty: Coach Bruce Cassidy said that goaltender Anton Khudobin‘s lower-body injury “hasn’t healed as quickly as would like.” Forward David Krejci still hasn’t been able to get back on the ice.

On the Buffalo Sabres …

Joe Yerdon: Coach Phil Housley said that Justin Bailey has a lower-body injury and is day-to-day. He might be ready to play tonight.

On the Calgary Flames …

Derek Willis: Forward Jaromir Jagr won’t play tonight against the Penguins.

On the Carolina Hurricanes …

Michael Smith: Coach Bill Peters said that defenseman Brett Pesce has a concussion and he won’t travel with the team.

On the Los Angeles Kings …

John Rosen: Forward Marian Gaborik has been skating and they are hopeful that he can start practicing “in the next little while.”

Jon Rosen: Forward Kyle Clifford is getting his strength back and his range of motion is improving. Coach John Stevens: “He’s still a ways away, but he’s definitely getting better.”

On the New Jersey Devils …

Mike Morreale: Forward Brian Boyle was activated before last night’s game and Kyle Palmieri was placed on the IR with a lower-body injury.

Chris Ryan: Forward Marcus Johansson left last night’s game early and didn’t return.

On the Ottawa Senators …

Bruce Garrioch: Forward Kyle Turris said that he expects to be back in the lineup tomorrow.

Brent Wallace: Coach Guy Boucher said that Mark Borowiecki will be out tonight as he’s still not feeling well. Boucher said it’s not the same virus that Kyle Turris had.

On the San Jose Sharks …

Kevin Kurz: Defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic left last night’s game with a head injury.

Kevin Kurz: Coach Pete DeBoer didn’t give an update on Vlasic after the game.