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


Pittsburgh Penguins 

Head coach Mike Sullivan told the media on Wednesday that forwards Alex Galchenyuk and Patric Hornqvist are listed as out day-to-day with undisclosed injuries. The team is already without centres Evgeni Malkin and Nick Bjugstad to longer-term injuries, along with forward Bryan Rust.


Vancouver Canucks

Canucks think 'old soul' Horvat would make great captain if chosen

With the Canucks set to announce their team captain on Wednesday night in Vancouver and the speculation that Bo Horvat will be chosen to wear the 'C', he and his teammates were asked what makes him such an effective leader.

The Canucks will name their 14th captain in franchise history before Wednesday's home opener against the Los Angeles Kings.

Projected Lines vs. Kings - Farhan Lalji, TSN

Forwards 

Miller-Pettersson-Boeser
Pearson-Horvat-Leivo
Ferland-Gaudette-Sutter
Schaller-Beagle-Virtanen

Defence 

Edler-Myers
Hughes-Tanev
Benn-Stecher

Goalies

Markstrom
Demko


Montreal Canadiens 

Forward Michael McCarron was placed on waivers on Wednesday. McCarron, 24, has yet to appear in a game with the Canadiens this season.

The 2013 first-round pick played 18 games with the Canadiens last season, posting one assist. He has seven goals and 21 points in 32 games with the AHL's Laval Rocket.

Head coach Claude Julien says backup goalie Keith Kinkaid will get his first start with the Habs Wednesday night in Buffalo against the Sabres. The 30-year-old spent the last six seasons with the New Jersey Devils. Kinkaid had a down season in 2018-19 (15-18-6, 3.36 GAA, 0.891 SV) after posting a 26-10-3 record with a 2.77 GAA and 0.913 SV the year prior. 

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Edmonton Oilers

Rishaug: It's taken Neal all of 7 periods to hit full speed

TSN Oilers reporter Ryan Rishaug joins Andi Petrillo and Mike Johnson to discuss how James Neal appears to be finding his old form after a difficult season last year and what has led to his early resurgence.


Toronto Maple Leafs 

Kerfoot shares his thoughts on adjusting to life in Toronto, linemate Mikheyev

Maple Leafs forward Alex Kerfoot joins Andi Petrillo and Mike Johnson to share how he’s adapting to life in Toronto, what it’s like playing with guys like Ilya Mikheyev, Auston Matthews and others, and his approach to filling the position previous held by Nazem Kadri.

Wednesday's Practice Lines

Forwards

Kapanen-Tavares-Marner
Johnsson-Matthews-Nylander
Mikheyev-Kerfoot-Moore
Petan-Spezza/Shore-Gauthier
Timashov

Defence

Rielly-Ceci
Muzzin-Barrie
Sandin-Holl
Dermott-Marincin

Goalies

Andersen
Hutchinson


Ottawa Senators

Wednesday's Practice Lines

Forwards

Tkachuk White Ennis 
Namestinikov Anisimov Brown
Duclair Tierney Ryan
Abramov Pageau Sabourin

Defence    

Chabot Zaitsev
Brannstrom Hainsey
Borowiecki Demelo
Goloubef

Goalies 

Anderson
Nilsson