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Ice Chips: Blue Jackets place Boqvist, Merzlikins and Sillinger on IR

Adam Boqvist Columbus Blue Jackets Adam Boqvist - Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

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

Columbus Blue Jackets

The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed D Adam Boqvist, G Elvis Merzlikins and C Cole Sillinger on Injured Reserve, the club announced Wednesday.

F Emil Bemstrom, D Nick Blankenburg and G Jet Greaves have all been called up from the team's AHL affiliate in corresponding moves. 

Bemstrom was drafted by the team in the fourth round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, and has appeared in 184 games for Columbus since the 2019-2020 season.

Blankenburg and Greaves were signed as undrafted free agents by the Blue Jackets. 

Greaves has appeared in one NHL game in his career against the Toronto Maple Leafs, in which he made 46 saves in a 4-2 loss last April.

The Blue Jackets play the New York Islanders on Thursday night at 7:30 PM EST.

Detroit Red Wings

Veteran forward Patrick Kane will make his Red Wings debut on Thursday at home against the visiting San Jose Sharks, head coach Derek Lalonde told the media.

Kane, who has been rehabbing from hip resurfacing surgery in June, signed a one-year, $2.75 million contract with the Red Wings last week. 

Selected first overall by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2007 NHL Draft, the 35-year-old Kane has scored 451 goals and 786 assists over 1,180 career games with the Blackhawks and New York Rangers

Kane won three Stanley Cups in Chicago in 2010, 2013 and 2015, also capturing the Hart Memorial, Art Ross and Ted Lindsay awards in 2016. 

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have recalled veteran goalie Martin Jones from the American Hockey League's Toronto Marlies on an emergency basis.

Goalie Ilya Samsonov left practice early on Tuesday as he continues to battle an illness, but was a full participant at practice on Wednesday and will travel with team to Ottawa for Thursday's game against the Senators. 

Joseph Woll will get the start in net, but there has been no confirmation on who will be the backup. 

Jones, 33, has not played with the Leafs this season, but has appeared in five games with the Marlies, posting a 3.37 goals-against average and a .870 save percentage. 

The Leafs signed Jones to a one-year, $875,000 contract this off-season.

Additionally, defenceman Timothy Liljegren skated prior to practice on Wednesday as he works his way back from a high ankle sprain. 

Edmonton Oilers 

Projected Lines vs. Carolina Hurricanes - Ryan Rishaug, TSN 







Calgary Flames 

Wednesday's Practice Lines - Salim Valji, TSN







Arizona Coyotes 

Defenceman Patrik Koch was recalled from the Tucson Roadrunners of the American Hockey League on Wednesday. The 26-year-old has one goal and three assists over 14 games in 2023-24. 

Chicago Blackhawks 

The team announced defenceman Jarred Tinordi is in concussion protocol. The 31-year-old has one assist over 12 games this season with the Blackhawks. 

Pittsburgh Penguins 

Goalie Tristan Jarry will get the start Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. 

Detroit Red Wings 

Red Wings defenceman Jake Walman has been fined $2,500 for high-sticking Buffalo Sabres forward Jeff Skinner.