Ice Chips: Leafs D Klingberg day-to-day with upper-body injury
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Toronto Maple Leafs
Maple Leafs defenceman John Klingberg will not skate on Friday and is listed as day-to-day due to an upper-body injury, the team announced. Klingberg appeared to sustain the injury in the first period of the Leafs 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday.
Forward William Nylander will also not practice Friday due to flu-like symptoms.
Klingberg, 31, signed a one-year, $4.15 million contract with the Leafs this offseason. He scored 10 goals and added 23 assists in 67 games with the Anaheim Ducks and Minnesota Wild last season.
The Gothenburg, Sweden native has recorded 81 goals and 326 assists in 619 career games with the Ducks, Wild and Dallas Stars. He was originally selected 131st overall by the Stars in the 2010 NHL Draft.
The Leafs lines ahead of tonight's preseason game against the Montreal Canadiens, according to TSN's Mark Masters.
Bertuzzi - Holmberg - Gregor
Knies - Minten - Lafferty
Robertson - Kampf - Reaves
Abruzzese - Shaw - Ellis
Giordano - Liljegren
Lagesson - Timmins
Sova - Kokkonen
The Canadiens practiced with the following group ahead of tonight's game against the Maple Leafs:
Lias Andersson, Cole Caufield, Kirby Dach, Sean Farrell, Rafaël Harvey-Pinard, Emil Heineman, Riley Kidney, Filip Mesar, Alex Newhook, Michael Pezzetta, Juraj Slafkovsky, Nick Suzuki
Kaiden Guhle, Johnathan Kovacevic, Mattias Norlinder, David Reinbacher, David Savard, William Trudeau
The Senators practiced with the following lines on Friday:
Tarasenko Stutzle Giroux
Smejkal Jarventie Batherson
Crookshank Chartier Bailey
Highmore Kastelic MacEwan
The Flames announced the following roster for tonight's game against the Edmonton Oilers:
Forwards: Jonathan Huberdeau, Mikael Backlund, Yegor Sharangovich, Blake Coleman, Elias Lindholm, Dillon Dube, Matt Coronato, Sam Honzek, Clark Bishop, Walker Duehr, Cole Schwindt, Nazem Kadri
Defencemen: Rasmus Andersson, Chris Tanev, Noah Hanafin, Jeremie Poirier, Jordan Oesterle, Ilya Solovyov
Goalies: Dustin Wolf, Dan Vladar
The Oilers projected roster for tonight's game against the Flames:
Goaltender Devon Levi will start and is expected to play the full game tomorrow against the Columbus Blue Jackets, Sabres head coach Don Granato announced.
The 21-year-old played seven games with the Sabres last season, posting a 5-2-0 record with a 2.94 goals-against-average and .905 save percentage.
The Capitals have loaned forward Andrew Cristall to the WHL's Kelowna Rockets.
New York Rangers
The Rangers assigned Nikolas Brouillard, Ryder Korczak, Karl Henriksson, and Bobby Trivigno to the AHL's Hartford WolfPack.
The team also released Blake Hillman from his professional tryout and he will report to Hartford's training camp.
Defenceman Adam Clendening has been released from his PTO.