Western Conference News: Flames, Blackhawks, Avs, Stars, Predators and Jets

Western Conference News: Flames, Blackhawks, Avs, Stars, Predators and Jets

Winnipeg Jets Jacob Trouba back on the ice
On the Calgary Flames …

Wes Gilbertson: Forward Kris Versteeg (hip) will meet with surgeon’s today in New York to get a better timeline on his return.

Eric Francis: Micheal Ferland didn’t practice and is day-to-day. It’s unlikely that he plays in Dallas and Colorado.

Michael Russo: The Flames claimed forward Chris Stewart off waivers from the Wild.

On the Chicago Blackhawks …

Scott Powers: The Blackhawks assign Lance Bouma to the AHL.

On the Colorado Avalanche …

Adian Dater: Defenseman Erik Johnson has a separated shoulder.

Elliotte Friedman: The Avs claim Mark Alt

On the Dallas Stars …

Mark Stepneski: The Stars have recalled forward Jason Dickinson.

On the Nashville Predators …

Nashville Preds PR: The Predators signed forward Mike Fisher to a one-year, $1 million contract.

On the Winnipeg Jets …

Ken Wiebe: Defenseman Jacob Trouba was on the ice yesterday. Coach Paul Maurice said Trouba could return in mid-March.

Ken Wiebe: Forward Adam Lowry was also on the ice yesterday. He was skating last week as well. Shawn Matthias joined him on the ice.

Paul Friesen: Defenseman Toby Enstrom had to be helped off the ice during practice after blocking a shot.

Jason Bell: Enstrom was walking gingerly after practice but he wasn’t on crutches.

Sara Orlesky: Enstrom appears to be despite leaving early. Defenseman Tyler Myers missed practice because he was ill.

Brian Munz: Coach Paul Maurice expects both Myers and Enstrom to be able to play against the Predators.