Short Shifts

Updated: December 11, 2009 at 4:20 pm by Alexander Monaghan


Notable lineup happenings around the NHL:

Mike Knuble, Matt Bradley, and Mathieu Perreault could all make their returns tonight for the Washington Capitals.  No official word on who’s coming out so stay tuned.  Caps Lines

Erik Cole and Chad LaRose have been placed on IR.  As a result, Patrick Dwyer and Jiri Tlusty have been called up.  Canes Lines

Denis Grebeshkov is back in the Oilers’ lineup but either Sheldon Souray or Tom Gilbert will miss tonight’s game with undisclosed injuries.  We’ll update when we find out which one skips the game.  Oilers Lines

Reports suggest that Ryan Malone is a no-go tonight and Steven Stamkos is a game-time decision.  Blair Jones has been recalled but no idea where he fits in, yet.  Bolts Lines

Joffrey Lupul will miss tonight’s game vs. the Wings with a leg injury.  Kyle Calder will make his return.  Ducks Lines