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McDonagh is out 2-4 weeks with the Predators with an upper body injury

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Nashville Predators

Ryan McDonagh He is out for 2-4 weeks due to an upper body injury.

The defender was placed on injured reserve by the Predators on Monday after he was hit in the face by a puck in a 4-1 win over the New York Islanders on Friday. He had six assists this season, his first with Nashville after being acquired in a trade from the Tampa Bay Lightning on July 3.

Predators called the defense man Jordan crude From Milwaukee of the American Hockey League. They’re out to visit Lightning Thursday.

Vegas Golden Knights

Jack Eichel He did not play for the Golden Knights against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden on Monday due to a lower body injury.

The quarterback was on the ice for morning practice after starting in the third period of a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday. Eichel scored after 1:04 of play.

Vegas coach Bruce Cassidy said Eichel was at TD Garden Sunday for treatment. Eichel has 29 points (13 goals, 16 assists) in 26 games. The North Chelmsford, MA native hasn’t played in Boston since December 29, 2019, when he was with the Buffalo Sabers.

Defense of the Golden Knights Alex Pietrangelo He missed his fourth straight game due to personal reasons. – Emily Benjamin

Pittsburgh Penguins

Sidney Crosby and the Evgeny Malkin It may all be a decision with the Penguins against the Columbus Blue Jackets at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday (7 p.m. ET; TVAS, ATTSN-PT, BSOH, ESPN+, SN NOW).

Pittsburgh’s two biggest centers didn’t practice Monday after a Sunday bye. Alternate goalkeeper Casey Desmith He was also absent due to illness.

“I don’t know what they’ll be like. I hope they feel better tomorrow,” Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. “Obviously they weren’t feeling well today. We felt it was best to get them out of the rink. We’ll see how they feel tomorrow morning. »

Danton HeinenA healthy scratch in the last three matches, he replaced Crosby on the front line on the left wing Jake Guentzel and the right wing Richard Raquel. Plush blogger He moved from the fourth line to the second, taking Malkin’s place on the left wing Jason Zucker and right winger Brian Rust.

Crosby leads Pittsburgh with 33 points (13 goals, 20 assists) in 25 games, and is tied for NHL power points with 28 (12 goals, 16 assists). Malkin’s 24 points (eight goals, 16 assists) tied Guentzel for second on the Penguins.

cannon Chris Letang Skater with front Ryan boils, who has an upper body injury day in and day out, for 45 minutes before a workout. Letang was not allowed any hockey-related activities after he suffered a stroke on November 28. Wes Croppy

Montreal Canadiens

Brendan Gallagher He was out for at least two weeks for the Canadiens with a lower body injury.

The forward did not play in the previous two matches, as he picked up the injury in a 4-0 loss against the San Jose Sharks on November 29. He has eight points (three goals and five assists) in 22 games this season.

David Savard He will not play for the Vancouver Canucks on Monday (10:30 p.m. ET; SNP, TSN2, RDS, ESPN+, SN NOW) due to an upper body injury. The defender was injured in Saturday’s 5-3 loss to the Edmonton Oilers but finished the game. He has eight points (one goal and seven assists) in 24 games.

“It will be an extra challenge for us, but the young full-back is excited,” said the defender. Cayden’s ignorance He said. “We try to take these chances when guys get injured. We try to stop and fill those roles, so us D-young guys are excited tonight to get this chance.

“(Savard) is an excellent player for our team both offensively and defensively. He blocks shots, he’s always good in the D-zone, he moves pucks around. We’re going to have to step up our game a little bit here. And we’re happy to do that.”

The Canadiens will visit the Seattle Kraken on Tuesday, their second in a back-to-back series, and host the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday.

Edmonton Oilers

Kyler Yamamoto Active hours of the reserve of blessings and reviendra of the Oilers against the Capitals of Washington (20h30 HE; SN, NBCSWA, ESPN+, SN MAINTENANT) after that attaquant ait rate 11 matches in raison d’une blessure at haut du the body.

Yamamoto must skate on the fourth line on the left wing Dylan Holloway and the center Brad Malone. He last played on November 8, a 3-2 win over Tampa Bay, and had three assists in 13 games after missing the season opener.

“Yeah, it was a rough start for the first time this year,” Yamamoto told the Oilers website. “It’s tough, but at the end of the day you have to keep moving forward, keep looking when you come back, so I’m back in the lineup now and I’m excited. It has to be good tonight.”

Yamamoto assists the oil workers at the front. Edmonton without Evander Kane (wrist surgery), Warren Voegele (undisclosed) f Ryan MacLeod (unpublished). Foegele was placed on the IR.

Philadelphia Flyers

James Van Riemsdyk Hopefully the Flyers will be back against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday or in Vegas on Friday.

The attacker underwent surgery to repair a broken left index finger on 28 October. He would miss six weeks. Friday will be exactly six weeks after surgery.

“I’m definitely stepping up,” said Van Riemsdyk. “It’s such a slow, boring thing. … Day by day, I feel like I’m getting better. Hopefully I’ll be very close to picking up speed and getting into a game soon.”

Van Riemsdyk played in an optional Monday morning ski game, but did not play against the Colorado Avalanche. It was the 20th game he had missed since he was injured when he hit the puck against the Sharks on October 23. He has five points (two goals, three assists) in six games.

Van Riemsdyk said he was able to stay in good shape and now it’s just a matter of getting his puck back and getting his time back.

“I’m sure I won’t feel complete when I come back,” he said. “I think the more experience you have, the more you learn to play and think about different situations if you have different access to different abilities and skills at the time and go from there. … As long as I have a good hand, I think I’ll be fine. Adam Kimmelman

Washington Capitals

The Capitals will be without a goalkeeper Darcy Comber and cannons Martin Ferry when they visit the Oilers.

Fehervary left a 5-2 loss to the Calgary Flames on Saturday midway through the second half after being caught on the boards before. Milan Lucic. He placed Fehrvary on Monday’s injured reserve.

Kuemper left again late after elbowing him in the head Tyler Tufoli. Washington coach Peter Laviolette said Coimbre works day in and day out.

Summon guardian capitals Hunter Shepard From Hershey of the American Hockey League.

cannon Dmitry Orlov He travels with Washington but is expected to miss his 14th game with a lower body injury. Harvey Valentine

Colorado Avalanche

attackers Arturi to be (upper body) Jean-Luc Foddy (lower body) They didn’t all play against the Philadelphia Flyers.

And Likonen was injured in the first period of the Avalanche’s 5-1 loss to the Bruins on Saturday and day in and day out.

Foddy has been out for a while during the morning skiing which is also a day in and day out.

Lyonen ranks fourth in the Avalanche with 18 points (seven goals, 11 assists) in 22 games.

“We will miss him,” said coach Jared Bednar. “Obviously he missed the last game. But that’s what he is. I hope he’ll be back as soon as possible.”

Foudy, who was called up from Colorado to the American Hockey League on November 28 and made his NHL debut the next day, has no points in three games.

They join the crowded list of avalanche injuries that includes forwards Valery Nichochkin (ankle), Evan Rodrigues (lower body), Shane Powers (upper body) and defenders Josh Manson (lower body), Bowen Byram (lower body) Curtis McDiarmid (lower body). In addition, strikers Gabriel Landskog (knee) and Darren Helm (Hip) He hasn’t played yet this season, as they’re both recovering from off-season surgery.

“It takes more people involved when you’re putting a group of guys down, so keeping your mental strength and letting the positivity shine through is really important,” Bednar said.

straight ahead Charles Huddon, who was called up from the AHL on Sunday, played his first NHL game since March 10, 2020, with the Canadiens. He has 16 points (eight goals, eight assists) in 20 AHL games this season. –Adam Kimmelman

Ottawa Senators

Artem Zub I’ve been out for at least three weeks with a broken jaw.

Senators coach DJ Smith said the defender suffered a “slight fracture” after being knocked in the face in a 3-2 overtime win over the New York Rangers on Friday.

The 27-year-old averages 22:01 ice time per game and is second in the Senators behind his defensive partner, Thomas Chabot (26:08).

“He plays long minutes and plays against really good players,” Smith said. “Obviously our record wouldn’t have been great without him. The other players will need to get up and be better. The strikers will have to keep the balls.” [offensive] Much longer space to relieve stress from it [defense]. ”

Ottawa (10-13-1) is 3-6-1 without the Rooster. He has four points (two goals, two assists) and -1 point in 14 games.

“You have to play clean, but it’s not ideal to lose a guy like him,” said Smith. “But we’ve said it before: other teams have injuries, you don’t have a choice, you have to find a way to win.”

Nikita Zaitsev He will play on the first pair with Chabot. Zaitsev was recalled from Belleville, AHL on December 1, three weeks after being waived and demoted by the Senators. Smith said Zaitsev was given a “mental reprieve” while playing at Belleville. Callum Fraser

Tampa Bay Lightning

Hayden Flory It is day after day due to lightning with upper body injury.

The defender has one assist in 13 games. He signed a two-year contract (average annual value of $762,500) with Tampa Bay on July 13.

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