Ice Chips: Leafs' Klingberg, Timmins still dealing with injuries
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The Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to be without two defenceman once again for their next game on Sunday against the Minnesota Wild, as head coach Sheldon Keefe indicated Saturday that both John Klingberg and Conor Timmins are unlikely to play due to injuries.
Both Klingberg and Timmins were out of the lineup in the Leafs' 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Friday in Sweden as part of the NHL Global Series.
Klingberg is dealing with an undisclosed injury, while Timmins is continuing to recover from a pre-season lower-body injury that has held him out of the first 14 games of the season to this point.
The Senators are playing the Wild in Sweden as part of the NHL Global Series. Joonas Korpisalo, who has started 10 of the 14 games this season, is dealing with a minor injury and Mads Sogaard will serve as the backup on Saturday, if needed.
Ottawa sits at an even 7-7-0 early in the season, and are out of a playoff spot.
Toninao has played five games for the Moose this year, and has one goal and four points. After playing in 77 games for the Jets in 2021-22, Toninato appeared in just five for the NHL club a year ago.
The Jets return to action with a battle against the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday.
Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov was not present at the team's morning skate on Saturday, after missing Friday's practice with an illness.
Kuznetsov, 31, has appeared in 14 games for the Capitals this season, and has scored three goals with eight points overall.
The Capitals are set to take on the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday.
The Minnesota Wild skated the following lines at practice ahead of their game against the Senators on Saturday:
The Philadelphia Flyers skated the following lines in warmups on Saturday: