Ice Chips: Avs' Landeskog skates in non-contact jersey
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Forward Gabriel Landeskog skated on Monday in a non-contact jersey prior to the Avalanche's morning skate, according to Peter Baugh of The Athletic.
Landeskog has yet to play this season after undergoing offseason knee surgery.
The 30-year-old captain of the Avalanche had 30 goals and 59 points in 51 games last season.
In other injury news, Avs star defenceman Cale Makar is out day-to-day with a lower-body injury, according to head coach Jared Bednar. He will miss Monday's game against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Toronto Maple Leafs
Starting goalie Ilya Samsonov, who missed Saturday's win over the Ottawa Senators, was on the ice ahead of Leafs practice on Monday. The 26-year-old Russian didn't make the trip to the nation's capital this weekend because his wife is due soon and is dealing with some bumps and bruises, according to head coach Sheldon Keefe.
Joseph Woll was also on the ice.
Keefe later revealed that Samsonov would start in net Tuesday against the Islanders in New York.
In other news, the Toronto Marlies announced on Monday that they've signed defenceman Jonny Tychonick to a two-year AHL contract. The 23-year-old, selected in the second-round of the 2018 NHL Draft by the Ottawa Senators, scored eight goals and 18 assists over 35 games with the University of Nebraska-Omaha in 2022-23, his fifth year of college hockey.
The Maple Leafs used these lines during Monday's practice, according to TSN's Mark Masters:
Kerfoot - Matthews - Jarnkrok
Bunting - Tavares - Marner
McMann - Lafferty - Nylander
Aston-Reese - Kampf - Acciari
Rielly - Gustafsson
Giordano - Holl
McCabe - Liljegren
Timmins - Schenn
Additionally, Masters reports that defenceman T.J. Brodie was not in attendance at practice. He's considered day-to-day after blocking a shot against the Senators.
The 32-year-old defenceman had 21:14 of ice time during Saturday 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators and has two goals and 11 points in 47 games this season.
Forward Noel Acciari returned to Maple Leaf practice on Monday after missing Saturday's game for precautionary reasons.
He told the media on Monday that he's feeling fine and is ready to play Tuesday.
The 31-year-old forward left Friday's 4-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes after taking a high hit from Hurricanes forward Jesse Puljujarvi. Keefe told reporters on Saturday that Acciari was not diagnosed with a concussion.
Acciari has 13 goals and 21 points in 67 games this season split between the St. Louis Blues and Maple Leafs.
Forward Nicholas Robertson skated on his own in full equipment on Monday, according Dave McCarthy of NHL.com.
Robertson, 21, has been out since Dec. 8 while recovering from shoulder surgery. He registered two goals and five points in 15 games this season.
Brendan Gallagher, Kirby Dach and Jake Evans all practised with the Canadiens on Monday wearing non-contact jerseys.
Gallagher hasn't played since early January due to a lower-body injury while Dach and Evans are also dealing with lower-body injuries.
The Habs re-assigned forward Emil Heineman to the Laval Rocket of the American Hockey League.
The Canadiens used these lines during Monday's practice:
Harvey-Pinard - Suzuki - Belzile
Gurianov - Drouin - Anderson
Hoffman - Tierney - Ylonen
Pezzetta - Pitlick - Richard
Non-Contact: Gallagher, Dach, Evans
Defenceman Jordan Harris skated on his own after Canadiens' practice on Monday. He has missed the team's last six games with a lower-body injury and has three goals and 15 points in 60 games this season.
Forward Mathieu Joseph will be out "for a few weeks" according to head coach D.J. Smith.
Joseph, 26, left March 12's 5-1 loss to the Calgary Flames after only 2:36 of ice time due to a lower-body injury. He has three goals and 17 points in 47 games this season.
The Oilers used these lines during Monday's morning skate prior to their game against the San Jose Sharks, according to TSN's Ryan Rishaug:
Kane - McDavid - Hyman
Nugent-Hopkins - Draisaitl - Yamamoto
Foegele - Bjugstad - Janmark
Shore - Ryan - Kostin
Nurse - Ceci
Ekholm - Bouchard
Kulak - Broberg
The team recalled defenceman Egor Zamula from the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League. The 22-year-old has two assists over 11 games this season with the Flyers.
The Penguins placed defenceman Marcus Pettersson on long-term injury reserve with a lower-body and recalled defenceman Taylor Fedun from the AHL's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.
Pettersson, 26, left the Penguins' 6-0 loss to the New York Rangers on Saturday after 12:41 of ice time.
New York Islanders
The Islanders assigned forward Otto Koivula to the AHL's Bridgeport Islanders and recalled defenceman Samuel Bolduc. Koivula has two assists in 8 games in New York this season.
Forward Jordan Greenway is out day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
Greenway, 26, had 14:30 of ice time during the Sabres 7-0 loss to the Boston Bruins on Sunday night and has one goal in eight games since being acquired by the Sabres on at the trade deadline.
Additionally, goaltender Eric Comrie practiced with the team on Monday after being out five games with a lower-body injury.
The 27-year-old has an 8-9-0 record with a .877 save percentage and 3.95 goals-against average this season.