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Ice Chips: Jets' Scheifele to miss Saturday's game against Senators

Mark Scheifele Mark Scheifele - The Canadian Press

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

Winnipeg Jets

Forward Mark Scheifele, who was placed on the injured reserve on Jan. 16 due to a lower-body injury, did not practice with his team on Friday. 

After practice, head coach Rick Bowness told the media that Scheifele will miss Saturday's game in Ottawa against the Senators and will be re-evaluated on Monday.

Scheifele has missed the past two games after suffering his injury against the Chicago Blackhawks on Jan. 11. He hasn't skated or worked out since the injury and has been only getting treatment.

The 30-year-old has 14 goals and 27 assists over 41 games with the Jets this season. 

Jets' Practice Lines 


Connor - Lowry - Vilardi
Perfetti - Namestnikov - Ehlers
Niederreiter - Toninato - Appleton
Barron - Kupari - Iafallo
Jonsson-Fjallby, Gustafsson (IR)


Morrissey - DeMelo
Dillon - Pionk
Samberg - Schmidt
Stanley - Chisholm



Florida Panthers

Star forward Aleksander Barkov will miss Friday's game against the Minnesota Wild with a lower-body injury suffered on Monday against the Anaheim Ducks. 

He also missed Wednesday's overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings. 

The 28-year-old has 11 goals and 35 assists over 40 games this season with the Panthers. 

Minnesota Wild

Wild forward Frederick Gaudreau is expected to miss Friday's game against the Florida Panthers after suffering an upper-body injury against the Tampa Bay Lighting on Thursday. 

Buffalo Sabres

Defencemen Erik Johnston (upper-body) and forward Henri Jokiharju (soreness) are both considered day-to-day with injuries. 

Buffalo, who won two consecutive game by a score of 3-0, will battle the Tampa Bay Lightning at home on Saturday afternoon. 

Carolina Hurricanes

Goalie Pyotr Kochetkov was added to the injured reserve on Friday, shortly after team picked up goalie Spencer Martin off the waiver wire from the Columbus Blue Jackets. 

Martin, 28, has a 3-8-1 record this season with an .887 save percentage and a 3.65 goals-against average this season. He was claimed by the Blue Jackets off waivers in September after spending the past two seasons with the Canucks.

A native of Oakville, Ont., Martin spent the last two seasons with the Vancouver Canucks after making his NHL debut during the 2016-2017 campaign with the Colorado Avalanche.

Columbus Blue Jackets 

Blue Jackets captain Boone Jenner has been activated from the injured reserve. 

The 30-year-old has missed the last 15 games after fracturing his jaw on Dec. 8. 

Jenner has 13 goals and five assists over 29 games this season, his 11th in Columbus. 

Colorado Avalanche

The team reassigned goalie Justus Annunen to the Colorado Eagles of the American Hockey League.