Calgary Flames

The team has recalled centre Corban Knight from their AHL-affiliate Adirondack Flames. To make room, the team demoted centre Max Reinhart to the AHL. - Team release

Chicago Blackhawks

The team placed F Patrick Sharp on long-term injured reserve on Friday and recalled F Phillip Danault from Rockford (AHL). The team said Sharp is not expected to miss any more time than originally stated. - Team Release

Head coach Joel Quenneville said he expects Sharp to begin skating today or tomorrow. - Chicago Sun-Times

Columbus Blue Jackets

G Sergei Bobrovsky was first off the ice at practice and is likely to get the start for the Blue Jackets tonight against the Boston Bruins. - Boston Globe

D Tim Erixon looks to be a healthy scratch for Columbus tonight against Boston. - Columbus Dispatch

Montreal Canadiens

The team confirmed that Carey Price will start in goal on Saturday in Boston, while Dustin Tokarski will start on Sunday in New York against the Rangers. - Team Twitter

The team said they will honour Saku Koivu before they play the Anaheim Ducks in Montreal on Dec. 18 - Team Twitter

Pittsburgh Penguins

Head coach Mike Johnston said that Marc-Andre Fleury will start in goal tonight at home against the Islanders, while Thomas Greiss will start on Saturday back on Long Island. - Team Twitter

Toronto Maple Leafs

The team assigned F David Booth to the AHL Toronto Marlies on Friday on a conditioning assignment. He is expected to play on tonight against Hamilton. The Leafs said that he would play two games with the Marlies this weekend before rejoining the Leafs. - Team Release/TSN

F Joffrey Lupul took part in his second full practice today (wearing maroon jersey for injured players). Head coach Randy Carlyle confirmed that he will not play this weekend but will likely return next Wednesday. Leafs want to make sure broken right hand is fully healed and not at risk for re-injury. - Jonas Siegel, TSN

F Phil Kessel left practice early on Friday with a stiff neck but it doesn't sound like he will miss Saturday's game against Detroit. - Jonas Siegel, TSN

Petri Kontiola cleared waivers on Friday. He is expected to travel back to Russia to play in the KHL. - TSN

Vancouver Canucks

The team recalled D Frank Corrado from Utica (AHL) on Friday. - Team Release