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St. Louis Blues
The St. Louis Blues have placed forward Pavel Buchnevich in COVID-19 protocol, it was announced Friday.
Pavel Buchnevich has been placed in COVID protocols and three additional roster moves have been made. https://t.co/xZYQFe2a5E— St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) January 14, 2022
The winger had a goal in 21:04 of ice time in St. Louis' 2-1 win over the Seattle Kraken Thursday night.
Meanwhile, the Blues recalled forward Dakota Joshua from the AHL's Springfield Thunderbirds under emergency conditions while forward Alexei Toropchenko and defenceman Calle Rosen have been assigned to the taxi squad.
Toronto Maple Leafs
The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed forwards Ondrej Kase and Nick Ritchie, as well as defenceman Justin Holl, into the NHL's COVID-19 protocol, it was announced Friday.
The Maple Leafs have placed defenceman Justin Holl, forward Ondrej Kaše and forward Nick Ritchie into the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) January 14, 2022
All three players played in Wednesday's 2-1 loss to the Arizona Coyotes.
Here were Friday's practice lines:
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The Ottawa Senators have re-assigned defenceman Jacob Bernard-Docker to the team's taxi squad, it was announced Friday.
Roster update: The #Sens have re-assigned defenceman Jacob Bernard-Docker to the team's taxi squad.— Sens Communications (@Media_Sens) January 14, 2022
The 21-year-old defenceman has one assist in four games so far this season.
The Ducks placed winger Troy Terry in the NHL's COVID-19 protocol on Friday.
Terry, 24, is in the midst of a career year with 22 goals and 36 points in 38 games this season.
Tampa Bay Lightning
Defenceman Ryan McDonagh missed Thursday's game against the Vancouver Canucks with a lower-body injury but he was at practice Friday according to The Athletic's Joe Smith.
No Cernak or Palat at today’s @TBLightning practice. McDonagh is here, considered day to day— Joe Smith (@JoeSmithTB) January 14, 2022
Neither defenceman Erik Cernak, nor forward Ondrej Palat were present at Friday's skate. Palat missed Thursday's game but Cernak did not.
Palat has been dealing with a lingering injury and head coach Jon Cooper said Thursday the team hopes to have him back by the time they start their California road trip Tuesday in Los Angeles against the Kings. The 30-year-old has 15 goals and 15 assists in 38 games so far this season, his 10th with the Bolts.
Cernak played 18:33 Thursday night and recorded an assist in Tampa's eventual 4-2 victory.