The Red Wings have recalled Dennis Cholowski from Grand Rapids (AHL).
Cholowski has scored two goals with three assists (five points) in 17 games with the Griffins this season. Cholowski is expected to replace Mike Green, who is out with an upper-body injury. Cholowski has 24 points (9G / 15A) in 81 career NHL games.
The Bruins have reassigned Steven Kampfer to Providence (AHL).
Kampfer has been a healthy scratch for the last two games, so he'll go to the AHL to open up a roster spot for Jeremy Lauzon to come up.
The Bruins have recalled Jeremy Lauzon from Providence (AHL).
Head coach Bruce Cassidy was frustrated with his blueline on Sunday, so it seems likely that Lauzon will draw into the lineup on Tuesday. Lauzon figures to replace Matt Grzelcyk and comes up with 13 points (1G / 12A) in 43 AHL games.
The Penguins recalled Joseph Blandisi from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL).
With Dominik Kahun out with a concussion, Blandisi returns to the NHL before the bye week. Blandisi has split his season between the AHL and NHL, posting five points (2G / 3A) in 21 NHL games and eight points (4G / 4A) in 16 AHL games.
Source: @penguins 01/21/20, 10:07 am EST
The Jets have recalled Kristian Vesalainen from Manitoba (AHL).
Vesalainen has scored nine goals with 13 assists (22 points) in 44 AHL games this season. The 2017 first-round pick has one assist in five career NHL games and could make his season debut on Tuesday with Adam Lowry out for at least one month.
The Flyers have recalled German Rubtsov from Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Michael Raffl is questionable to play Tuesday due to an upper-body injury, so Rubtsov could play in his fourth career NHL game. The 21-year-old has two goals and 10 assists (12 points) in 28 AHL games this season.
The Blue Jackets have reassigned Kevin Stenlund to Cleveland (AHL).
With Oliver Bjorkstrand set to return from injury on Sunday, Stenlund heads back to the AHL to clear a roster spot. Stenlund had a solid showing in his second career NHL stint, scoring four goals with two assists (six points) in 17 games. He has also picked up 16 points (6G / 10A) in 27 AHL games this year.
The Flyers have sent Mark Friedman to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Friedman appeared in five straight games with the Flyers but returns to the AHL with Justin Braun expected to be back in the lineup on Saturday. Friedman had one assist with the Flyers and has 10 points (2G / 8A) in 28 AHL games.
Source: @NHLFlyers 01/18/20, 3:02 pm EST
The Coyotes recalled Kyle Capobianco from Tucson (AHL).
Capobianco has appeared in seven NHL games already this year but has spent most of the year in the AHL, where he has four goals and 16 assists (20 points) in 23 games. He has one goal in 10 career NHL games.
The Coyotes reassigned Ivan Prosvetov to Tucson (AHL).
Prosvetov did not see any NHL playing time during his call-up and the demotion clears the way for Antti Raanta to return on Saturday. The 20-year-old former fourth-round pick has gone 11-3-0 with a 2.38 GAA and .931 SV% in 15 AHL games this season.
The Bruins have reassigned Dan Vladar to Providence (AHL).
Vladar served as Jaroslav Halak's backup last night but swaps spots with Maxime Lagace and heads back to the AHL.
The Bruins have recalled Maxime Lagace from Providence (AHL).
Lagace replaced Dan Vladar as the Bruins No.2 and comes up after going 14-6-2 with a 2.49 GAA and .915 SV% in 23 AHL games. He has gone 6-8-1 with a 3.92 GAA and .868 SV% in 17 career NHL games (all with Vegas).
The Predators have reassigned Jarred Tinordi to Milwaukee (AHL).
Tinordi played last night his reassignment suggests that Matt Irwin will draw into the lineup on Saturday and could indicate that Ryan Ellis (concussion) isn't far from a return. He has five assists in 28 AHL games this season.
The Predators have reassigned Alexandre Carrier to Milwaukee (AHL).
Carrier played in two games during his call-up but heads back to the AHL now that Dante Fabbro is back in the lineup. Carrier has four goals and 21 assists (25 points) in 34 AHL games this season.
The Predators have reassigned Yakov Trenin to Milwaukee (AHL).
Trenin has appeared in seven straight games, picking up one goal and three assists but heads back to the AHL, where he has 26 points (14G / 12A) in 20 games this season. Austin Watson will likely replace him on Saturday.
The Jets recalled Cam Schilling from Manitoba (AHL).
With Carl Dahlstrom out long-term, Schilling comes up to be the extra defenseman on Friday. Schilling has appeared in 10 career NHL games and has five goals and 14 assists (19 points) in 40 AHL games this season.
McLeod was recalled form Binghamton (AHL) and will draw into the lineup on Thursday.
The Ducks have sent Isac Lundestrom to San Diego (AHL).
Lundestrom has appeared in 12 straight games with the Ducks but was sent back to the AHL to make room for the potential returns of Derek Grant and/or Nick Ritchie.
The Ducks have sent Maxime Comtois to San Diego (AHL).
Comtois has played in the last three games, scoring a goal and one assist in his last two games, but has been sent to the AHL with Jakob Silfverberg listed as a game-time decision on Thursday. Comtois has six assists in eight AHL games this year.
Stewart has cleared waivers and been assigned to Lehigh Valley (AHL).
Stewart was placed on waivers yesterday but played 5:32 TOI in St. Louis. After clearing waivers he's been sent to Lehigh Valley in order to make room for Joel Farabee to be recalled.