Western Conference News: Ducks, Blackhawks, Wild, Sharks, and Blues

Western Conference News: Ducks, Blackhawks, Wild, Sharks, and Blues

Corey Perry is week-to-week ... Devan Dubnyk suffers lower-body injury last night
On the Anaheim Ducks …

Eric Stephens: Coach Randy Carlyle said that forward Corey Perry is week-to-week with a lower-body injury. They will re-evaluate him in a week. Perry isn’t on crutches and was working out at the arena yesterday.

Eric Stephens: Carlyle said that Ryan Kesler (hip) will travel with the team. Nick Ritchie, Hampus Lindholm and Joseph Blandisi are also traveling. Ritchie is expected to practice today.

Anaheim Ducks: Hampus Lindholm will practice and Joseph Blandisi is an option for Thursday.

On the Chicago Blackhawks …

Scott Powers: Coach Joel Quenneville said that defenseman Cody Franson is day-to-day.

On the Minnesota Wild …

Dane Mizutani: Coach Bruce Boudreau said they’ll likely have an update on goaltender Devan Dubnyk . He didn’t seem that concerned with Dubnyk’s lower-body injury.

Michael Russo: Sources said that Dubnyk was injured just over five minutes into the game when he rolled over after making a save on Matthew Tkachuk. He finished the rest of the period.

Michael Russo: Defenseman Jared Spurgeon could be cleared to practice today.

On the San Jose Sharks …

Curtis PashelkaJoonas Donskoi will have to get through a full practice before the Sharks will decide if he’ll return to the lineup on Thursday. Coach Pete DeBoer isn’t sure if Barclay Goodrow will travel with the team.

On the St. Louis Blues …

Jeremy Rutherford: The Blue placed defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on the IR and recalled Jordan Schmaltz.

Jeremy Rutherford: No timetable was given for Pietrangelo’s injury. That could mean good it’s good news. He’ll be on the IR for a minimum of seven days.

Pierre LeBrun: Don’t think that Pietrangelo’s injury is too serious. He could return to the lineup as soon as Sunday.

Chris Pinkert of NHL.com: Defenseman Jay Bouwmeester is listed as day-to-day with a nagging injury. Coach Mike Yeo said Bouwmeester’s injury is not related to his previous foot injury.

“It’s one of those nagging types of injuries that occurs throughout the year,” Blues Head Coach Mike Yeo said. “We don’t expect this to be long-term.”