Keep updated on all the injury news and roster updates from around the NHL with daily Ice Chips.
Canucks defenceman Jordie Benn, who was placed on the NHL's COVID-19 list before the start of the season alongside J.T. Miller, skated with the team on Wednesday. Head coach Travis Green said Benn is available, but it doesn't appear he'll play tonight against the Montreal Canadiens. The 33-year had one goal and six assists over 44 games with Vancouver in 2019-20, his first year with the club. - Farhan Lalji
Canucks Practice Lines - Farhan Lalji
Extras appear to be Juolevi, Benn, MacEwan
Practice Lines - Farhan Lalji
Star forward Patrik Laine was the first member of the Jets on the ice for Wednesday's optional skate. The 22-year-old has missed the last two games with an upper-body injury. - Brent Wallace
The team announced on Twitter that forward Dillon Dube is sidelined day-to-day with a lower-body injury while forward Matthew Tkachuk did not practice on Wednesday due to it being a maintenance day.
Sens star rookie Tim Stutzle, who missed Tuesday's overtime loss to the Winnipeg Jets with a minor injury, did not attend practice on Wednesday. He's considered day-to-day and is doubtful for Thursday's rematch against the Jets.
Senators Practice Lines - Brent Wallace, TSN
Tkachuk - Norris - Batherson
Galchenyuk - Stepan - Dadonov
Paul - Tierney - C.Brown
Paquette - White - Watson
Chlapik - Anisimov - Haley
Mikko Koskinen will get the start between for the Oilers when they battle the Maple Leafs in Toronto on Wednesday night. The 32-year-old is 1-3 on the season with a 3.80 goals-against average.
Bruins star forward David Pastrnak, who hasn't played yet this season due to off-season hip surgery, practiced with his team on Wednesday wearing a non-contact jersey. The 24-year-old scored 48 goals and 47 assists over 70 games last season. He's expected to return to the lineup sometime in early to mid February. - Fluto Shinzawa
The Panthers have reassigned goaltender Sam Montembeault to the AHL's Syracuse Crunch and loaned defenceman Riley Stillman to the taxi squad.
Montembeault was selected No.77 overall by the Panthers in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft. The 24-year-old has played 25 NHL games, posting an 9-8-3 record with a .892 save percentage and 3.20 GAA. Stillman, 22, was drafted by the Panthers in the fourth round of the 2016 NHL draft and has played one game with the club this season while recording zero points.