Short Shifts

Updated: November 2, 2009 at 4:34 am by Kevin Dupuis

FilppulaNotable lineup happenings from around the NHL:

UPDATED Friday 1:25 PM

Marion Gaborik, Sean Avery, and Chris Higgins will not play tonight for the Rangers.

Detroit’s Valterri Filppula will miss 6-8 weeks with a broken wrist.

Daniel Briere is not expected to play Saturday with a lower-body injury.

Jason Spezza (Upper Body) was held out of Thursday’s game and is not expected to play Saturday. Sens Lineup

Kings Justin Williams missed his 5th consecutive game Thursday night. Kings Lineup

Evgeni Malkin will miss 2-3 weeks with a shoulder injury.

Brent Seabrook returned to action Thursday. Jonathan Toews did not make the flight to Nashville and is listed as doubtful for Friday. Hawks Lineup

Tomas Fleischmann made his season debut for the Caps Thursday. Caps Lineup

LA Kings have claimed Randy Jones on re-entry waivers from Philly.

Blair Betts and Ryan Parent are both likely to play for the Flyers Saturday against Carolina.