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  • Mike Smith yanked in loss to Winnipeg
    Mike Smith was pulled in Wednesday's loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

    Advice: The Coyotes actually held a 2-1 lead heading into the second period, but that's when things fell apart, as they allowed the Jets to score five unanswered goals in the second and third periods. Smith was given the hook after allowing six goals on 35 shots. He has an 8-13-5 record with a 2.99 goals-against-average and a . 914 save percentage this season. Louis Domingue entered the game in relief of Smith, and he stopped all four shots he faced. 45 minutes ago
  • Ondrej Pavelec makes 30 saves in win over ARZ
    Ondrej Pavelec turned aside 30 of 33 shots in Wednesday's 6-3 win over the Arizona Coyotes.

    Advice: After being recalled from the AHL on Tuesday, Pavelec made his 2016-17 debut tonight. He gave up two goals in the 8:50 of the game, but he settled in nicely after that. With Connor Hellebuyck and Michael Hutchinson struggling so badly, there's a chance Pavelec can grab the Jets' starting job for the rest of the season. With Pavelec, there's always an issue with consistency, so don't be surprised if he falls into a slump sooner than later. He's only worth an add in deeper fantasy leagues. 53 minutes ago
  • Michael Hutchinson Scratched Wednesday
    To make room for newly recalled Ondrej Pavelec, Michael Hutchinson will sit out as the third goaltender.

    Advice: Brandon Tanev and Julian Melchiori will be scratched along with the netminder who made 27 saves in a 5-2 loss the last time he was between the pipes. Pavelec is a desperate measure to change the look of the Jets crease before a playoff spot gets too far ahead of them. Today, 4:29 pm
  • Cam Talbot to face Panthers Wednesday
    Cam Talbot will be in goal for Edmonton Wednesday night against Florida.

    Advice: The Oilers netminder leads the NHL in games played (41), saves (1,214) and starts (41). Talbot has won five of his last six appearances and he has permitted three goals or less five times during that span. Today, 1:57 pm
  • Chris Kreider gets $5K fine from the league
    Chris Kreider has been fined $5,000 for hitting Dallas forward Cody Eakin with his helmet during a fight on Tuesday night.

    Advice: That is the maximum fine allowable under the CBA. Kreider went after Eakin for a hit on Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist that took place back on Dec. 15. Kreider had a goal, an assist and the fight for a Gordie Howe hat trick in Tuesday's match. Today, 11:35 am
  • Travis Hamonic regarded as week-to-week
    Travis Hamonic (lower body) is still week-to-week.

    Advice: He hasn't played since Jan. 7 due to a lower-body injury. An exact timetable for his return is unclear at this time. Today, 10:45 am
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  • Cal Clutterbuck (LBI) is day-to-day
    Cal Clutterbuck is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

    Advice: He didn't Monday due to the ailment and is uncertain for Thursday's match against Dallas. Today, 10:43 am
  • Mike Smith will get the nod Wednesday night
    Mike Smith will play between the pipes on Wednesday.

    Advice: Smith might end up starting on Thursday too, but that determination will be made after Wednesday's contest. He has a 2.84 GAA and .918 save percentage in 26 starts this season. Today, 10:31 am
  • Alexander Steen notches two points Tuesday
    Alexander Steen produced a goal and an assist in the Blues' 6-4 loss to Ottawa on Tuesday night.

    Advice: He has generated three of his six markers this season in the last eight games. Steen has also added six assists during that span, so he appears to be heading in the right direction after a disappointing start. Today, 9:15 am
  • Patrik Laine skates, no timetable for return
    Patrik Laine (concussion) skated before Wednesday's morning session.

    Advice: However, there is still no timetable for his return, according to coach Paul Maurice. Laine has missed Winnipeg's last five games with a concussion and the team has won just one time during that span. Today, 8:46 am
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  • Cody Eakin records Gordie Howe hat trick
    Cody Eakin had a Gordie Howe hat trick in Tuesday's win over the Rangers.

    Advice: He fought New York's Chris Kreider, scored his first goal of the season and added an assist in his first game versus the Rangers since he was suspended for running over Henrik Lundqvist. Today, 8:35 am
  • Nick Schmaltz gets first multi-point effort
    Nick Schmaltz had a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 6-4 victory versus Colorado.

    Advice: He opened the scoring with his second goal of the season and added an assist on a goal by Brent Seabrook. This was the first multi-point performance of his young NHL career. Today, 8:26 am
  • Matt Martin scores in win against Sabres
    Matt Martin tallied his third goal of the season in Tuesday's 4-3 win over Buffalo.

    Advice: Martin tied the game in the second period after the Sabres had a 2-0 lead after the first. He was also credited with five hits in 9:10 of ice time. Martin sits second in the league with 159 hits in 42 games. Today, 7:53 am
  • Bobby Ryan has a three-game point spree
    Bobby Ryan has a three-game point streak after he scored his ninth goal of the year on Tuesday night against the Blues.

    Advice: He has two goals and one assist in four games since he was a healthy scratch. Ryan has been great during his career versus St. Louis with 18 goals and 32 points in 25 contests. Today, 7:36 am
  • Pavel Buchnevich has been red hot
    Pavel Buchnevich scored a goal and registered two assists in the Rangers' 7-6 loss to Dallas on Tuesday.

    Advice: Buchnevich has picked up at least one point in his last seven appearances, which is made all the more impressive by the fact that his NHL career is still just 13 contests old. He's averaging a point-per-game so far with five goals and eight assists. Today, 2:13 am
  • Chad Johnson gets win in easy game
    Chad Johnson faced only 22 shots Tuesday night as the Flames beat the Panthers 5-2.

    Advice: Johnson owes a big thank you to the offense for keeping the action on the other end of the ice, but he did his part as well and logged his fifth straight game with a save percentage above the .900 mark. His previous four efforts came in a .926 or greater. Johnson has momentum on his side. This was also his fifth straight game with a GAA of 2.09 or less. Yesterday, 9:43 pm
  • Ondrej Pavelec to play Wednesday
    Ondrej Pavelec will play Wednesday when the Jets host Arizona.

    Advice: Coach Paul Maurice announced the decision after Tuesday's practice. Pavelec was called up by the Jets in an attempt to shake up a team that has been struggling. Yesterday, 12:48 pm
  • Chad Johnson will face Panthers Tuesday night
    Chad Johnson will be between the pipes Tuesday versus Florida.

    Advice: This will be his fifth start in the past six games. Johnson has allowed two goals or less in each of his last four outings (2-2-0). He owns a mark of 15-10-1 this season with a 2.25 goals-against average and a .924 save percentage. Yesterday, 12:26 pm
  • Jets bring up Ondrej Pavelec from AHL
    Ondrej Pavelec has been called up by the Winnipeg Jets.

    Advice: He has posted an 8-7-2 record with a 2.78 goals-against average and a .917 save percentage with the AHL's Manitoba Moose this season. Winnipeg has one win in the last six games and the goaltending hasn't been steady this year, so Pavelec could get some playing time. Yesterday, 8:09 am
  • PPG ends Cam Talbot’s shutout hope
    A power-play goal at the 17:56 mark of the second period was the only one allowed by Cam Talbot in a 3-1 win over the Coyotes.

    Advice: Talbot was perfect for nearly 38 minutes until Radim Vrbata slipped one past him with an assist from Alex Burmistrov and he went right back to being perfect. Talbot has won five of his last six games and recorded a save percentage of .912 with a GAA of 2.02 in that span. Monday, 9:19 pm
  • Mike Smith gives up 3 on 27 Oilers shots
    Mike Smith faced 27 shots Monday night and let three of them get past him as the Coyotes lost a 3-1 contest to the Oilers.

    Advice: Smith snapped an eight-game losing streak Friday night against the Jets, but he was unable to sustain any momentum. During his losing streak, he faced 227 shots and gave up 26 goals for a save percentage of only .885. His momentary success netted a .919, but he was back to his old ways Monday night. With three goals on 27 shots, he was recorded a save percentage of .889, which was almost identical to what he logged this last month. Monday, 9:00 pm
  • Michael Hutchinson struggles against Sharks
    Michael Hutchinson kicked out 27 of 31 shots in Winnipeg's 5-2 loss to San Jose Monday afternoon.

    Advice: Hutchinson has now allowed at least three goals in three of his last four starts. He's also lost his last four decisions with his last victory coming on Dec. 22. Monday, 3:39 pm
  • Cam Talbot will play Monday night
    Cam Talbot is expected to play for Edmonton on Monday.

    Advice: Talbot will be going for his third straight victory. He has a 22-12-6 record, 2.45 GAA, and .918 save percentage in 40 contests this season. Monday, 3:11 pm
  • Michael Hutchinson expected to start Monday
    Michael Hutchinson will play between the pipes on Monday.

    Advice: Hutchinson is playing in his fourth straight game. He has a 3.18 GAA and .896 save percentage in 19 games. Monday, 11:04 am
  • Cal Clutterbuck (undisclosed) is out Monday
    Cal Clutterbuck is dealing with an undisclosed injury.

    Advice: Clutterbuck will not play on Monday as a result. He has three goals and 15 points in 40 games this season. Monday, 8:57 am
  • Mike Smith expected to start against Oilers
    Look for Mike Smith to get the start in goal for Arizona Monday.

    Advice: Smith is 15-2-1 lifetime against the Oilers and there likely won't be a better start to play him than against Edmonton. He is 8-11-5 this season with a 2.83 GAA and a .919 save percentage. Monday, 4:24 am
  • Nick Schmaltz returns to Hawks' lineup Sunday
    Nick Schmaltz will return to the Blackhawks' lineup Sunday against the Wild.

    Advice: He may have just four points in 26 games up with the big boys, but the 20-year-old has posted six goals and nine points in 12 games thus far in the AHL. If Coach Q can believe in him, so can you. Sunday, 9:03 am
  • Alexander Steen has been hot lately
    Alexander Steen has seven points in his last six contests.

    Advice: Steen now has five goals and 25 points in 37 games this season. He endured a rough patch from Dec. 11-22 where he was limited to an assist in seven contests, but beyond that he's been a reliable bet for much of the campaign. As long as he stays healthy for the rest of the season, he should still be able to reach the 50-point mark. Sunday, 2:17 am
  • Michael Hutchinson remains winless in 2017
    Michael Hutchinson couldn't grab a win as the Winnipeg Jets fell 3-2 in overtime to the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.

    Advice: Hutchinson fell to 4-9-3 on the season with poor individual numbers (3.18 GAA, .896 save percentage, just one shutout). He hasn't grabbed a win during the calendar year of 2017 yet. Saturday, 11:55 pm
  • Cam Talbot stays on winning trail for EDM
    Cam Talbot grabbed his 22nd win of the 2016-17 season as the Edmonton Oilers edged the Calgary Flames 2-1 via a shootout on Saturday.

    Advice: Talbot stopped 24 out of 25 shots in the game. Suddenly, the Oilers are protecting their starting goalie quite well, as he's faced less than 30 shots on goal in each of the last four games. He's generated wins in four of his last five games to boot. The 29-year-old's outlook sure looks optimistic. Saturday, 10:11 pm
  • Jets tab Hutchinson vs Kings on Saturday
    It'll be Michael Hutchinson's turn in net as the Jets face the Kings on Saturday.

    Advice: It's been nearly a month since Hutchinson has picked up the vaunted "W". He's gone 0-3 in four games with 12 goals against in that span. He has an .893 save percentage in 18 games thus far. Saturday, 4:41 pm
  • Nick Schmaltz summoned up by Chicago from AHL
    Chicago has summoned Nick Schmaltz up from AHL Rockford on Saturday.

    Advice: The 20-year-old phenom has posted six goals and nine points in 12 games this season down on the farm. Unfortunately, he hasn't quite been able to make his mark at the highest level. Posting just four points in 26 games. Saturday, 4:03 pm
  • Buchnevich to play Saturday after all
    Looks like Pavel Buchnevich will play Saturday in Montreal after all.

    Advice: A bit surprising given his back woes this season but with nine points in 11 games thus far and the Rangers scuffling, perhaps it shouldn't be surprising at all. Saturday, 2:48 pm
  • Confirmed, Cam Talbot will face Calgary
    It's confirmed, Cam Talbot will face Calgary on Saturday.

    Advice: In eight career games against the Flames, Talbot has posted a 5-2 record with a .907 save percentage and 21 goals against. However he's already beaten the Flames twice this season with seven goals against. Saturday, 10:45 am
  • Talbot likely starter v Flames Saturday night
    Look for Cam Talbot to get the call Saturday night against the Flames.

    Advice: Talbot is coming off a 3-2 OT win against the Devils in which he turned away 17 shots. For the season, Talbot boasts a 2.49 GAA and a .917 SP. He is 2-0 against Calgary in the Battle of Alberta so far this season. Saturday, 9:28 am
  • Pavel Buchnevich scratched vs Montreal on Sat
    Pavel Buchnevich will be scratched against Montreal on Saturday.

    Advice: After missing so much time with back spasms, it's no wonder why the Rangers are loath to play their sterling rookie on consecutive nights. Through 11 games this season he's posted five goals and nine points. Saturday, 9:22 am
  • Mike Smith gives up 3 goals in win
    Mike Smith stopped 34 of 37 shots in a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday.

    Advice: The win breaks Smith's eight-game losing streak. At 34 years old, he's still a quality NHL goaltender, just stuck on a very young Arizona Coyotes team. His 8-11-5 record and 2.83 goals against average are reasons we'd definitely avoid him if possible in the fantasy community. The silver lining in his season is his impressive .919 save percentage considering the circumstances that surround him. Friday, 9:28 pm
  • Chad Johnson allows only 2 goals in loss
    Chad Johnson allowed two goals on 36 shots in a 2-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils.

    Advice: It's been a whirlwind season for Johnson so far. He appeared to wrestle the starting job away from Brian Elliot, then lost it, and he now appears to have won it back after starting four straight games for the Flames. It appears that coach Glen Gulutzan is set on riding the hot hand in goal and Johnson has been overall the far superior and consistent goaltender for the Flames this year. The loss drops his record to 15-10-1 with a 2.25 goals against average and a .924 save percentage. Friday, 9:09 pm
  • Chris Kreider scores in loss to Maple Leafs
    Chris Kreider found the back of the net in Friday's 4-2 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

    Advice: Kreider's goal in the second period cut Toronto's lead to 2-1 at the time, but that's as close as the Rangers would come to tying the score. The Rangers forward has now scored nine goals in his last 10 games. He's up to 17 goals and 31 points in 37 games this season. Kreider's on pace to score 35 goals, which would easily shatter his previous career high of 21. Friday, 7:31 pm
  • Mike Smith tries to end eight-game slide Fri
    Mike Smith will try to end his eight-game slide against the Jets on Friday night.

    Advice: Smith has collected just one standings point during the span, allowing 26 pucks through with an .885 save percentage. Yikes. Perhaps one ought to wait until he puts a couple of wins together. Friday, 4:09 pm
  • Flames will start Chad Johnson Friday
    Chad Johnson will get the start on Friday against New Jersey.

    Advice: Johnson was the first goalie off the ice this morning, which is usually a sign of who the starter will be. If he does get the nod then he'll be making his fourth consecutive start. Friday, 10:05 am
  • Buchnevich will play Friday, not Saturday
    Although Pavel Buchnevich (back) will play on Friday, he will be scratched Saturday.

    Advice: Buchnevich hasn't played in an NHL game since Nov. 12 due to the injury, but he did just return from an AHL conditioning stint. The Rangers want to be cautious with him, which is why Buchnevich won't be playing on back-to-back days. Friday, 9:17 am
  • Jets put Patrik Laine (concussion) on IR
    Patrik Laine (concussion) has been placed on the injured reserve list.

    Advice: The move is retroactive to Jan. 7. We already knew that Laine's return wasn't imminent as he hasn't resumed skating yet, so this move is more about freeing up a roster spot than it is an update on his status. Friday, 9:05 am
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  • Patrik Laine hasn't started skating yet
    Patrik Laine (concussion) has not resumed skating yet.

    Advice: Coach Paul Maurice said Thursday that Laine hasn't started light skating, which suggests he is still experiencing concussion symptoms. The Jets already announced that Laine won't be traveling with the team on their upcoming road trip. Friday, 7:38 am
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  • Alexander Steen has six points in five games
    Alexander Steen had an assist in Thursday's 5-1 loss to Los Angeles.

    Advice: It was his 20th helper of the season. Steen has accumulated six points in the past five games, but he still isn't generating many shots and goals. Perhaps his recent point surge will give him confidence to shoot more often. Friday, 7:29 am
  • Cam Talbot picks up win with just 17 saves
    Cam Talbot made 17 saves on 19 shots in a 3-2 OT win over New Jersey on Thursday.

    Advice: It was the second time Talbot defeated the Devils in less than a week. While his numbers weren't eye popping, but he did pick up his 21st victory of the season in 39 starts. He brings his 2.49 GAA and .917 save percentage into his next start. Thursday, 10:35 pm
  • Pavel Buchnevich to return Friday vs Toronto
    Pavel Buchnevich is expected to finally return to the lineup on Friday against Toronto.

    Advice: The 21-year-old rookie has four goals and eight points in 10 games, while averaging 15:06 of ice time per night. Making him well-worth keeping an eye on now that he's back. Thursday, 3:17 pm
  • Cam Talbot will face New Jersey on Thursday
    Cam Talbot will face New Jersey on Thursday

    Advice: No one has spent more time in the crease or seen more rubber, and also given up more goals, than Talbot thus far this season. However it was just five nights ago that he held the Devils to just one goal on 20 shots for the win. Expect similar results tonight. Thursday, 3:12 pm
  • P. Buchnevich returns from conditioning stint
    The New York Rangers have summoned Pavel Buchnevich.

    Advice: Buchnevich was sent to the minors on a conditioning stint after being sidelined for nearly two months due to back problems. The 21-year-old rookie has four goals and eight points in 10 games, so he's worth keeping an eye on now that he's back. Thursday, 11:49 am
  • Patrik Laine (concussion) will miss road trip
    Patrik Laine (concussion) won't join the Jets on their upcoming road trip.

    Advice: The Jets will play in Arizona on Friday, Los Angeles on Saturday, and San Jose on Monday. Laine's missed two contests so far. As is typical with a concussion, it's not known when he might be able to return. Thursday, 11:18 am
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  • Travis Hamonic (LBI) is on the IR list
    Travis Hamonic (lower body) has been put on the injured reserve list.

    Advice: The move is retroactive to January 7. Hamonic has two goals and 12 points in 35 games this season. This move allowed the Islanders to summon blueliner Scott Mayfield. Thursday, 8:22 am
    Injured Reserve
  • Chad Johnson blocks 25 in win over Sharks
    Chad Johnson faced 27 shots Wednesday night and let two get past him as the Calgary Flames beat the San Jose Sharks 3-2.

    Advice: This was the second straight night that Johnson made 25 saves on 27 shots. Fortunately, the Flames had enough offense this time to secure the victory, because he last outing produced a 2-0 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. With back-to-back save percentages of .926 on the heels of a .966 game against the Canucks Saturday, Johnson is heating up at the right time to keep the team in the playoff hunt. Wednesday, 9:39 pm
  • Michael Hutchinson allows 4 in relief
    Michael Hutchinson allowed four goals on 23 shots in Wednesday's 7-4 loss to Montreal.

    Advice: Hutchinson entered the game in relief of Connor Hellebuyck, who allowed four goals on seven shots in the first period. It didn't matter who was in goal for the Jets tonight, as they couldn't handle the Canadiens' speed and effort. Hutchinson took the loss in this one, and his record drops to 4-8-2 in 2016-17. He'll enter his next appearance with a 3.30 goals-against-average and a .890 save percentage. Wednesday, 7:43 pm
  • Travis Hamonic (LBI) is day-to-day
    Travis Hamonic won't play Wednesday because of a lower-body injury.

    Advice: "He's day-to-day right now," coach Jack Capuano said. "I don't expect he'll be on the ice for the next few days as we move along. He's out for now and we'll see how he progresses as time goes on." Adam Pelech will be in the lineup versus Florida in Hamonic's place. Wednesday, 12:31 pm
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  • Chad Johnson will play Wednesday vs. SJ
    Chad Johnson will be in goal again for the Flames Wednesday night.

    Advice: He will make his third straight start when Calgary hosts San Jose after a pair of solid performances in a win over Vancouver and a loss to Winnipeg. Johnson has faced the Sharks twice already this season, where he has gone 1-1-0 with a 3.00 GAA and a .903 save percentage. Wednesday, 11:28 am
  • Mike Smith is named to All-Star team
    Mike Smith was selected as the Arizona Coyotes' lone participant in the 2017 All-Star Game.

    Advice: "Kind of surprised and shocked," Smith said. "After all that set in, just really excited and honored to represent the Coyotes and the Valley." He has a 2.83 GAA and .918 save percentage in 24 starts this season. While those don't look like All-Star numbers, the Coyotes have struggled mightily this season and Smith has been largely solid under the circumstances. Wednesday, 1:22 am
  • Cam Talbot gives up 5 goals in loss to Sharks
    Cam Talbot gave up five goals on 28 shots Tuesday night as the Edmonton Oilers lost 5-3 to the San Jose Sharks.

    Advice: Talbot had an uncharacteristically bad night. With a save percentage of only .821, this was the first time in his last 12 games that he failed to break the .900 mark. All but two of those contests were north of .910. Talbot’s season long save percentage of .920 continues to recommend him going forward, but there have been some signs of slippage. During the past 12 games, he had a GAA of more than his season average 2.44 on four previous occasions. Tuesday night, he had a whopping 5.24 GAA. Tuesday, 8:58 pm
  • Cam Talbot will face Sharks on Tuesday night
    Cam Talbot will be between the pipes for Tuesday's game against the San Jose Sharks.

    Advice: Talbot has won each of his last two starts. He'll enter tonight's game with a 20-11-6 record, a 2.44 goals-against-average and a .920 save percentage. Tuesday, 3:22 pm
  • Patrik Laine selected for NHL All-Star Game
    Patrik Laine has been selected for the NHL All-Star Game.

    Advice: The 18-year-old winger already has 21 goals and 37 points in 42 games. He leads all rookies in scoring and has made an impact as a top-line winger. Laine is currently sidelined with a concussion, but hopefully he will be able to participate in the All-Star contest. Tuesday, 2:40 pm
    Injured Reserve
  • Travis Hamonic doesn't practice Monday
    Travis Hamonic sustained an undisclosed injury during Saturday's game.

    Advice: Hamonic didn't participate in Monday's practice as a result. He has two goals and 12 points in 35 contests in 2016-17. Tuesday, 1:51 am
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  • G Chad Johnson makes 25 saves in Flames' loss
    Calgary goalie Chad Johnson got no offensive support in the Flames' 2-0 loss to the Jets in Winnipeg Monday night.

    Advice: Johnson made 25 saves during the loss as his record this season dropped to a still-good 14-9-1. He has a goals-against average of 2.27 and a save percentage of .922. Johnson isn't the wisest choice for a goalie in fantasy play but his numbers really are pretty decent. Monday, 8:39 pm
  • Chad Johnson to start Monday vs. Jets
    Chad Johnson will get the nod for Calgary Monday against Winnipeg.

    Advice: This will be his second straight start after he helped the Flames post a 3-1 win over Vancouver on Saturday. The victory was Johnson's first since Dec. 10. He has a 14-8-1 record with a 2.28 goals-against average and a .922 save percentage despite the struggles he went through at the end of December. Jan 9, 10:16 am
  • Jets diagnose Patrik Laine with a concussion
    The Winnipeg Jets have diagnosed Patrik Laine with a concussion, which came as a result of the thunderous hit laid by Jake McCabe on Saturday. There is no timetable for his return, yet.

    Advice: If you ask the Jets, it was a "clean" hit. But this isn't the news anyone wants. We've seen two examples in Boston on how this could go - like David Backes and miss just three games, or like John-Michael Liles and miss 19. Clearly there is a preference, but the truth is that each knock is unique and Laine will be encouraged to take his time. Consider him day-to-day for now, as there is no timetable for his return. Jan 8, 10:39 am
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  • Bobby Ryan returns to lineup vs Oilers on Sun
    Bobby Ryan will return to the lineup against the Oilers on Sunday.

    Advice: It's unclear why he was made a healthy scratch Saturday and neither side (the team or Ryan) wanted to elaborate on the situation. Ryan has seven goals and 14 points in 32 games this season. Jan 8, 9:53 am
  • Laine not on ice for Jets' practice Sunday
    Patrik Laine is not on the ice for the Jets' practice Sunday morning.

    Advice: This is not surprising given the thunderous hit he took in Saturday's game against Buffalo. The Jets are going to provide an update later Sunday. Stay tuned for Laine updates. Jan 8, 9:51 am
    Injured Reserve
  • Ryan likely to play Sunday v Oilers
    Bobby Ryan will likely return to the Ottawa lineup Sunday against the Oilers.

    Advice: It is unlcear if Ryan was a healthy scratch or whether he was banged up as Ottawa coach Guy Boucher was very coy when asked why Ryan did not play Saturday night. That said, Boucher did say he was hopeful Ryan would be in the lineup Sunday when the Sens host Edmonton. Jan 8, 7:11 am
  • Pavel Buchnevich scores in the minors
    Pavel Buchnevich scored on Friday for Hartford of the AHL.

    Advice: Buchnevich was sent to the minors for a conditioning stint after missing almost two months with back woes. The best news is that there were no problems with his back on Friday and it looks like he should be back with the Rangers shortly. Grab him if he is available as he started the season off strong with four goals and eight points in 10 games. Jan 8, 6:56 am
  • Chad Johnson helps Flames end Canucks' run
    Chad Johnson was in the Calgary Flames' net as they beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Saturday.

    Advice: In doing so, the Flames ended their rival's six-game winning streak. Johnson stopped 28 out of 29 shots to break his own four-game skid. He had allowed 15 goals during that slump, so this is a return to form for a goalie who had been pushing Brian Elliott for the starting job. Elliott likely retains the advantage right now, but the Flames would love to see them trade wins. Jan 7, 9:39 pm
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