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Per TSN's Brent Wallace, defenceman Thomas Chabot is back skating this morning. He hasn't practised since taking a hard hit along the boards in Monday night's scrimmage.
Galchenyuk-White-Haley.— Brent Wallace (@tsn_wally) January 14, 2021
Will send the rest of the lines shortly.
Also Chabot is skating.#sens
Colin White's line with Alex Galchenyuk and Michael Haley appear to be the fifth line as all are wearing grey jerseys.
Lines at Thursday's morning skate:
Toronto Maple Leafs
Leafs lines at practice per TSN's Kristen Shilton:
SRS: Brooks, Boyd, Robertson
Forward Nikolaj Ehlers is absent from the team's morning skate. However, it is an optional skate with 11 forwards and seven defencemen taking part. Adam Lowry, Paul Stastny, Dylan DeMelo and Derek Forbort are also absent, per TSN's Sara Orlesky.
DeMelo will miss tonight's game after his wife gave birth so Sami Niku will draw in. Mathieu Perreault and Logan Stanley have been moved from the taxi squad to the roster.
No Nik Ehlers for morning skate but it is an optional skate. 11F and 7D taking part. No Lowry, Stastny, DeMelo or Forbort.— Sara Orlesky (@saraorlesky) January 14, 2021
Expected lines for the Flames tonight against the Jets per Sara Orlesky:
Columbus Blue Jackets
Head coach John Tortorella says the Joonas Korpisalo will start in net tonight against the Nashville Predators.
#CBJ G Joonas Korpisalo will start tonight’s season opener vs. Nashville.— Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) January 14, 2021
The Sabres have assigned forward Jack Quinn to the taxi squad.
The Sabres have assigned forward Jack Quinn to the taxi squad.— Sabres PR (@SabresPR) January 14, 2021
Quinn, the eighth overall pick by Buffalo at the 2020 NHL Draft, recently won silver with Team Canada at the World Junior Championship in Edmonton. He had 52 goals and 89 points in 2019-20 with the OHL's Ottawa 67s.
Sabres’ morning skate lines per The Athletic's John Vogl:
Okposo (lower body) absent
The Carolina Hurricanes have placed goaltender Anton Forsberg on waivers as of 12 p.m. ET Thursday.
All players placed on Wednesday's waivers have cleared: Par Lindholm (Bruins), Devin Shore (Oilers), Rodrigo Abols (Panthers), Kevin Connauton (Panthers), Dmytro Timashov (Islanders), Cristoval Nieves (Lightning) and Craig Anderson (Capitals).