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


Pittsburgh Penguins 

Penguins defenceman Olli Maatta underwent successful hand surgery. It was announced by executive vice president and general manager Jim Rutherford. 

Maatta will miss six weeks, after injuring his left hand in Thursday's game against the Jets.

In a corresponding move, the Pens recalled defencemen Cameron Gaunce and Steve Olesky from Wilkes-Barre.

Gaunce picked up two assists in three games, while Oleksy has collected 22 penalty minutes in nine games this year. 

After suffering an undisclosed injury on Thursday, defenceman Justin Schultz is questionable for Friday's game against Columbus.


Montreal Canadiens

Friday's Practice Lines

Pacioretty - Galchenyuk - Radulov
Byron - Plekanec - Gallagher 
Lehkonen - Danault - Shaw
Andrighetto - Mitchell - Flynn

Emelin - Weber
Markov - Petry
Beaulieu - Pateryn



Edmonton Oilers

Oilers defencemen Darnell Nurse and Kris Russell are likely to be available during the Oilers six-game road trip. 

Russell hasn't played since February 3rd with an undisclosed injury. Nurse had ankle surgery on Decemeber 12th after sustaining an ankle injury on December 1st. He's been out for eight weeks. 


Ottawa Senators

Senators goaltender Matt O'Connor has been reassigned to Wichita of the ECHL.

The 25-year-old posted an 11-12 record with a 3.05 goals against average and a .893 save percentage for the Binghampton Senators of the AHL. 

O'Connor has played in just one NHL game since signing with the Senators in 2015.


Calgary Flames

Newly signed defenceman Matt Bartkowski practiced with Dennis Wideman on Calgary's third defensive pairing on Friday.

The Flames assigned defenceman Brett Kulak to the AHL's Stockton Heat. Kulak registered three assists in 21 games. 


Winnipeg Jets

Jets recall LW Brandon Tanev from AHL Manitoba and place defenceman Toby Enstrom on IR retroactive to February 12. - TSN


Tampa Bay Lightning 

Lightning forward Tyler Johnson practiced Friday on a line with Nikita Kucherov and Vladislav Namestnikov. Johnson's missed the last two games with a lower body injury.

Forward Gabriel Dumont was recalled from AHL Syracuse. The 26-year-old has two points with the Lightning in 14 games this season. 


Chicago Blackhawks

Michal Rozsival returned to practice on Friday. The 38-year-old defenceman has been out since January 15th with a lower body injury. 

Rozsival has picked up just one assist in 14 games this season. 


Washington Capitals

The Capitals have recalled forwards Zach Sanford and Jakub Vrana from their AHL affiliate the Hershey Bears.

Vrana had one goal and two assists in 12 games with the Caps this year, while Sanford added a goal and an assist in 21 games.  


Carolina Hurricanes

Hurricanes defenseman Brett Pesce was not at morning skate on Friday. He will be a game time decision. 

Pesce has 13 points in 53 games with Carolina this season. 


New Jersey Devils

Devils forward Sergey Kalinin has been placed on waivers according to TSN's Hockey Insider Pierre LeBrun.

Kalinin has spent two seasons with the Devils after signing from the KHL's Avangard Omsk in 2015. 


New York Islanders

Islanders forward Cal Clutterbuck skated at practice on Friday morning. The 29-year old has missed the last five games with a lower body injury. 


Anaheim Ducks

The Ducks had sent defenceman Shea Theodore to their AHL affiliate the San Diego Gulls.

Theodore had one goal and eight points in 30 games with the Ducks.

The 21-year-old was seleted by Anaheim in the first round, 26th overall of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. 


Nashville Predators

The Predators have recalled goaltender Juuse Saros from the Milwaukee Admirals and sent down G Marek Mazanec.

Saros is 5-5-2 with a 2.09 goals against average and .933 save percentage with the big club.


Arizona Coyotes 

Coyotes backup goaltender Louis Domingue will be sidelined with a lower body injury. 

Domingue is 5-13-1 in 22 games for Arizona this season with a 3.29 goals against average and .895 save percentage. 


St. Louis Blues

Blues Forward Kyle Brodziak was activated from the injured reserve on Friday. The veteran hasn't played since January 24th with a foot injury. 

To make room, the Blues sent forward Wade Megan to the AHL Chicago Wolves. In his three games with the Blues, Megan scored his first career NHL goal. 


Buffalo Sabres

Sabres defenceman Cody Franson is set to return from injury.

Franson has been out since February 9th with a foot injury.