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

 

Montreal Canadiens

Habs injured goalie Carey Price returned to the practice ice for the first time in a week on Monday. After practice, Canadiens head coach Claude Julien said the team will continue to take things day by day with Price, but the goaltender will join the team for their back-to-back games on the road on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Though Price will make the trip, Charlie Lindgren will start on Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars. Price has been sidelined since Nov. 2 with a lower-body injury.

Defenceman David Schlemko, who had hand surgery on Oct. 18, practiced for the first time since the opening of training camp on Monday and will also join the Canadiens for their road trip.

Fellow defenceman Shea Weber left the ice 10 minutes into practice. Julien said Weber will travel with the team as well.

Price's Monday Timeline - John Lu, TSN

9:53am - Hit ice
9:55am - Received shots by Stephane Waite, concentrating on lateral and post-to-post movements.
10:06am - Teammates started hitting the ice for practice
10:12am - Price finished his work
10:16am - Price took up the backup goalie’s net for full practice

 

Monday's Practice Lines

Forwards

Pacioretty - Drouin - Galchenyuk
Byron - Danault - Shaw
Hudon - Plekanec - Gallagher
Deslauriers - De La Rose - Froese

Defence

Benn - Weber***
Alzner - Petry
Mete - Morrow
Schlemko** - Davidson

Goalies

Lindgren
Price*
Niemi


Ottawa Senators

Defenceman Mark Borowiecki suffered a concussion Sunday night against the New York Rangers. Borowiecki flew home to Ottawa Monday morning as the Sens prepare to battle the Capitals in Washington on Wednesday. - Ken Warren, Ottawa Citizen  


Toronto Maple Leafs

Matthews puts friendship with Keller, Fischer on hold

Auston Matthews will be playing in his 100th career NHL game tonight, and it'll be against his hometown Coyotes team as well as good friends Clayton Keller and Christian Fischer.

Monday's Projected Lines vs. Coyotes - Kristen Shilton, TSN

Forwards

Hyman-Matthews-Nylander
Marleau-Kadri-Komarov
JvR-Bozak-Marner
Martin-Moore-Brown
Soshnikov-Leivo  

Defence

Rielly-Hainsey
Gardiner-Zaitsev
Borgman-Carrick

Goalies

Andersen starts
McElhinney


Winnipeg Jets

Projected Lines vs. Predators - Brian Munz, TSN

Forwards 

Connor-Scheifele-Wheeler
Ehlers-Little-Laine 
Copp-Lowry-Tanev
Perreault-Hendricks-Armia

Defence

Morrissey-Trouba
Chiarot-Byfuglien
Kulikov-Myers

Goalies

Hellebuyck 
Mason


Minnesota Wild

Forward Charlie Coyle, who has been sidelined since Oct. 12 with a broken right fibula, was activated from the long-term injured reserve on Monday. Forward Zach Parise was placed on the long-term injured reserve. Parise underwent successful microdiscectomy surgery on Oct. 24 and hasn't played a game this season. - Team Tweet


Vancouver Canucks

Forward Anton Rodin placed on unconditional waivers for the purpose of being released from his contract. - Team Tweet


Buffalo Sabres

Superstar Jack Eichel appeared to be skating on the third line at practice Monday. The 21-year-old has five goals and 11 assists over 20 games this season for the Sabres who sit last in the Atlantic Division. - Mike Harrington, Buffalo News   


Dallas Stars

Dallas Stars defenceman Marc Methot will miss 4-6 weeks after having his knee scoped on Sunday. The Stars will also be without forward Martin Hanzal for the next three to seven days with a hand injury. Backup goalie Kari Lehtonen is unavailable indefinitely due to personal reasons. Dallas called up Mike McKenna from the Texas Stars of the American Hockey League to backup starter Ben Bishop. - Team Tweet


Philadelphia Flyers

Forward Matt Read was placed on waivers. The 31-year-old has played four games with the Flyers this season.