Keep updated on all the injury news and roster moves from around the NHL with daily Ice Chips.


Boston Bruins

F Matt Beleskey (right knee) placed on injured reserve; D Matt Grzelcyk called up from AHL's Providence Bruins. - Team website

Beleskey suffered the injury during the Bruins' 2-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Dec. 3. The 28-year-old Canadian is expected to miss six weeks.

He has scores two goals and five points in 24 games this season.


Calgary Flames


Kris Versteeg is back in the line up after missing 2 games (took a shot to the back in Dallas)
Dougie Hamilton left practice early yesterday for maintenance reasons but he’s fine and in the line up
Flames have won 6 straight games
Flames are looking to go above 500 at home for the first time this season
Lightning had an optional skate this morning
Kucherov will be a game time decision. Associate Coach Rick Bowness said everybody on the trip must come ready to play

Flames lines this am:





Hathaway, F Hamilton






Johnson - starting



Edmonton Oilers 

Oilers activate defenceman Eric Gryba from the injured reserve. The 28-year-old has no points in 14 games played this season. The team sent down defenceman Dillon Simpson to the American Hockey League to make room for Gryba. - Team Release


Colorado Avalanche

G Calvin Pickard expected to start Wednesday vs. Philadelphia Flyers; G Spencer Martin recalled. - Denver Post


Ottawa Senators

G Mike Condon to make fourth consecutive start Wednesday vs. San Jose Sharks. - Ottawa Citizen



Senators lines

Dzingel Turris Ryan

Hoffman Brassard Stone

Smih Pageau Pyatt

Kelly Lazar Neil

Methot Karlsson

Phaneuf Ceci

Harpur Wideman

Condon starting 


Borowiecki suspended

Englund. Scratch 


Tampa Bay Lightning


Goals For/Game Leaders – Since Crosby Played First Game

(Oct 25 to Present)

Team                                       GP       GF/G

Pittsburgh Penguins*              23        3.91

Columbus Blue Jackets           23        3.39

New York Rangers                 25        3.36

Philadelphia Flyers                  25        3.12

Nashville Predators                 23        3

*12GF in 6GP without Crosby


Sharks (35P) at Senators (34P) - 7PM

OTT is 1-0-0 vs SJ this season. Winning in SJ. OTT has won 2 straight at home vs SJ

OTT (16-11-2):

lost 2 straight, both on the road, outscored 9-2, 1/8 on PP

Karlsson (0P) last 2GP, has not gone 3 straight GP without a PT this season

SJ (17-11-1):

won 2 straight, both by 1G, 2/5 on PK

Burns (3G, 2A) 5 game PT streak


Bruins (34P) at Penguins (41P) - 730PM

BOS was 3-0-0 vs PIT last season. BOS has won 5 straight vs PIT, 3 of the games in PIT

PIT (19-7-3):

won 6 straight, outscoring opponent 35-14, 6/26 on PP

Crosby (7G, 6A) 8 game PT streak

BOS (16-12-2):

2-0-2 past 4GP on road, 8GA, 14/15 on PK

Marchand (1G, 4A) last 6GP


Lightning (30P) at Flames (34P) - 930PM

Teams split two games last season, CGY winning at home.

CGY (16-13-2):

won 6 straight, outscoring opponent 23-9, 7/20 on PP

Hamilton (3G, 1A) last 2GP

TB (14-13-2):

1-6-1 past 8GP, 14GF, 3/21 on PP

Kucherov (0G, 1A) last 3GP


Flyers (39P) at Avalanche (23P) - 10PM

Teams split two games last season, PHI winning in COL

COL (11-15-1):

0-4-1 past 5GP at home, 10GF, 1/14 on PP

MacKinnon (3G, 2A) 4 game PT streak

PHI (18-10-3):

won 9 straight, 19GA, 21/25 on PK

Simmonds (4G, 2A) last 6GP

*all times Eastern


Winnipeg Jets

The Jets host the Panthers Thursday. Here are the projected Jets lines based on practice Wednesday.