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

Columbus Blue Jackets

For the first time in his NHL career, Mikko Koivu will take to the ice for a team that isn't the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday.

Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella confirmed Koivu will make his debut against the Florida Panthers after signing a one-year, $1.5 million deal with Columbus this off-season.

Koivu missed the team's first six games will on the COVID-19 Protocol List.

Tortorella also said that Joonas Korpisalo will get the start in net against the Panthers.

Vancouver Canucks

Defenceman Jalen Chatfield took part in a full practice and appears ready to return to the lineup. The 24-year-old skated on a paring with Nate Schmidt. Travis Hamonic, 30, remains on injured reserve. 

Extras: Gaudette, Bailey

D pairs have changed:
Extra: Juolevi

Calgary Flames

Goaltender Jacob Markstrom with make his fifth straight start for the Flames tonight against the Toronto Maple Leafs 

Markstrom is 2-1-1 with a .928 save percentage and 2.26 goals-against-average this season.

Winnipeg Jets

The Jets have recalled forward Kristian Vesalainen from the taxi squad.

Vesalainen, 21, who was drafted by the Jets in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft, has played one game with the club this season.

Winnipeg's anticipated lineup for Tuesday's game against the Edmonton Oilers will be as follows, according to TSN's Sara Orlesky. 

Connor - Scheifele - Wheeler
Copp - Stastny - Ehlers
Perreault - Lowry - Appleton
Harkins - Gustafsson - Lewis

Morrissey - DeMelo
Forbort - Pionk
Stanley - Beaulieu



Washington Capitals

Head coach Peter Laviolette said Tom Wilson will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against the New York Islanders.

Wilson missed Sunday's game against the Buffalo Sabres due to a lower-body injury.

 In a corresponding move, the Blue Jackets have assigned veteran forward Nathan Gerbe to their taxi squad and forward Ryan MacInnis to the AHL's Cleveland Monsters. 

Gerbe, 33, has recorded one assists in his only game played this season. MacInnis, 24,  has not played a game this season. He was selected No.43 overall by the Arizona Coyotes in the 2014 NHL Draft. 

New York Rangers

Centre Filip Chytil will miss four to six weeks due to an upper body injury suffered on Sunday against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

More on Chytil's status here.

Pittsburgh Penguins

Tristan Jarry will start against the Boston Bruins on Tuesday.

Colorado Avalanche

Avalanche defenceman Erik Johnson will return to the lineup for Tuesday's game against the San Jose Sharks. 

Johnson has played just one game this season due to COVID-19. 

St. Louis Blues

The Blues have recalled forward Jacob de la Rose from the taxi squad and assigned defenceman Scott Perunovich to the AHL's Utica Comets. 

De la Rose, 25, played 34 games with the Blues last season, recording one goal and four assists. Perunovic, 22, has yet to make his NHL debut after being drafted with the No.45 selection in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. 

Chicago Blackhawks

Blackhawks head coach Jeremy Colliton says that defenceman Lucas Carlsson and forward Matthew Highmore with replace Adam Boqvist and Alex DeBrincat in the lineup against the Nashville Predators. Both Boqvist and DeBrincat have been placed on the COVID list. 

Carlsson, 23, will be making his season debut for the Blackhawks after playing six games with the club during the 2019-2020 season. Highmore, 24, has played three games this season, failing to record a point. 

Philadelphia Flyers

The Flyers have activated defenceman Shayne Gostisbehere to the active roster after testing positive for COVID-19 during training camp. The team has also recalled forwards Connor Bunnaman and Samuel Morin from the taxi squad. 

Gostisbehere, 27, played 42 games with the Flyers last season, recording 12 points. Bunnaman, 22, has played two games with the club this season and has not recorded a point. Morin, 25, was drafted by the team 11th overall in the 2013 NHL draft but has played just eight NHL games. 

Montreal Canadiens

The Canadiens used the following lines at Tuesday's skate:

Tatar - Danault - Gallagher
Drouin - Suzuki - Anderson
Toffoli - Kotkaniemi - Perry
Byron - Evans - Lehkonen
Frolik - Poehling

Chiarot - Weber
Edmundson - Petry
Kulak - Romanov
Mete - Fleury


Forward Joel Armia skated briefly on Tuesday morning for the first time since suffering a concussion last Thursday against the Vancouver Canucks. There is no timetable for his return. 

Edmonton Oilers

The Oilers used the following lines at Tuesday's skate:

Boston Bruins

Defenceman Matt Grzelcyk returned to pratice after missing Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers due to an upper-body injury. Head Coach Bruce Cassidy said that Grzekcyk, 27, is "very close" but if he is unable to play, Connor Clifton will slot into the lineup. 

The Bruins used the following lines at Tuesday's morning skate:

Dallas Stars

The Stars used the following lines at Tuesday's morning skate:

The Stars also made several roster moves, recalling forwards Tanner Kero and Rhett Gardner from the taxi squad. The team also reassigned forward Jason Robertson to the taxi squad on Tuesday. 

Kero, 28, has played once game with the Stars this season, not recording a point. Gardner, 24, was selected by the club in the fourth round in the 2017 NHL Draft and has not played a game this season. Robertson, 21, was drafted 39th overall by the Stars in 2017 and has not recorded a point in two games this season.