Ice Chips: Maple Leafs' Jones won't play against Red Wings on Sunday
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Keefe did not announce who Sunday's starter will be.
Ilya Samsonov is currently the second goaltender on the Maple Leafs' roster but is still working with coaching staff to recover his game.
The 26-year-old was waived and assigned to the AHL's Toronto Marlies on New Years' Eve after going 5-2-6 with a 3.94 goals-against average and .862 save percentage while allowing four or more goals in his last five games.
Dennis Hildeby was recalled by the Maple Leafs to serve as Jones' backup, but was sent back down on Wednesday in order to give him playing time in the AHL.
With Samsonov struggling and rookie goaltender Joseph Woll injured, Jones stepped in and has been solid registering an 8-3-1 record with a .906 save percentage and 2.69 GAA.
Roy was called up from the AHL's Laval Rocket on Friday where he has 12 goals and 30 points in 34 games.
The 20-year-old was drafted 150th overall by the Canadiens in the 2021 NHL draft.
Roy was a highly touted prospect who led Canada to World Junior gold in 2022 and 2023, recording eight goals and19 points in 14 tournament appearances.
The Canadiens are projected to use these lines during their game against the Oilers on Saturday.
Caufield - Suzuki - Slafkovsky
Harvey-Pinard - Evans - Gallagher
Roy - Monahan - Armia
Pezzetta - Stephens - Ylonen
Guhle - Matheson
Struble - Savard
Harris - Kovacevic
According to TSN's John Lu, Scheifele was supposed to skate Saturday morning but did not feel right, so he remains day-to-day. He suffered a lower-body injury Thursday against the Chicago Blackhawks and left the matchup early.
#NHLJets Bowness says Scheifele will not play tonight. He was going to skate this morning but didn’t feel quite right, so he remains day-to-day. There are a couple other players who’ll be gametime decisions. The team might dress 11/7. @TSN_Edge— John Lu (@JohnLuTSNWpg) January 13, 2024
Bowness added there are a couple of other players who are game-time decisions for Saturday's game, including forward Nikolaj Ehlers, who left practice early Friday to rest an upper-body issue.
The Jets are projected to use these lines for their game against the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday:
Ehlers - Lowry - Vilardi
Perfetti - Namestnikov - Iafallo
Niederreiter - Kupari - Appleton
Barron - Toninato - Jonsson-Fjallby
Morrissey - DeMelo
Dillon - Pionk
Samberg - Schmidt
The Oilers are projected to use these lines for Saturday's game against the Montreal Canadiens:
Nugent-Hopkins - McDavid - Hyman
McLeod/Gagner - Draisaitl - Foegele
Kane - Ryan - Brown
Erne - Hamblin - Janmark
Nurse - Ceci
Ekholm - Bouchard
Kulak - Desharnais
The Wild have activated goaltender Filip Gustavsson from the injured reserve list, it was announced Saturday morning.
Minnesota Wild PR (@mnwildPR) January 13, 2024
Goaltender Jesper Wallstedt was assigned to the AHL's Iowa Wild as a corresponding move.
Gustavsson, 25, has been out since Dec. 30 with a lower-body injury.
Defenceman Seth Jones will return to the lineup against the Dallas Stars on Saturday, according to Ben Pope of the Chicago Sun-Times.
Jones, 29, missed the team's last 15 games with a shoulder injury.
The 6-foot-4 defenceman has 11 assists in 27 games this season
Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin will not play against the New York Rangers on Saturday.
Ovechkin is dealing with a lower-body injury that has kept him from practice on Friday.
The 38-year-old has eight goals and 27 points this season and is 64 goals shy of Wayne Gretzky's all-time goal scoring record.
Defenceman Josh Manson will return to the lineup on Saturday against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Manson, 32, missed the Avalanche's last two games with a lower-body injury.
The 6-foot-3 defenceman has five goals and 12 points in 37 games this season.
Additionally, forward Valeri Nichushkin did not participated in Saturday's morning skate due to an illness but is expected to play.
The 28-year-old has 22 goals and 42 points in 40 games this season
Vegas Golden Knights
The Golden Knights recalled forward Byron Froese and goaltender Isaiah Saville from the AHL's Henderson Silver Knights on Saturday.
Froese has six goals and 12 points in 33 games with the Silver Knights this season while Saville has a 4-4-1 record with a .913 save percentage and 2.47 goals-against average.