Short Shifts

Updated: November 11, 2009 at 2:02 pm by Kevin Dupuis


Notable lineup happenings from around the NHL:

Joni Pitkanen will not play tonight for the Hurricanes. He has a fever. The Canes still have to decide whether to use Conboy on defence or make a call-up. Canes Lineup

Shea Weber returned sooner than expected from his foot injury, playing last night against the Sharks. Preds Lineup

Devin Setoguchi and Ryan Vesce both returned to the Sharks Lineup last night after sitting out due to leg injuries.

Alexander Ovechkin’s status has been upgraded to questionable for this weekend’s games.

Brian Rolston will not play tonight due to an undisclosed injury. Patrik Elias will. Devils Lineup

Ilya Kovalchuk will not play Thursday. He is possible for Friday.

Brad Stuart will replace Jason Williams on the point on the Red Wings 2nd powerplay unit. Ville Leino will replace him on Zetterberg’s line. Wings Lineup

Ales Hemsky will be a gametime decision for the Oilers

Milan Hejduk will not play tonight.

Alexander Ovechkin, Atlanta Thrashers, Brad Stuart, Brian Rolston, Carolina Hurricanes, Detroit Red Wings, Devin Setoguchi, Ilya Kovalchuk, Jason Williams, Joni Pitkanen, Nashville Predators, New Jersey Devils, Patrik Elias, Ryan Vesce, San Jose Sharks, Shea Weber, Ville Leino, Washington Capitals