Short Shifts: Friday, January 29, 2010

Updated: January 29, 2010 at 5:52 pm by Alexander Monaghan

Covering notable lineup changes from around the NHL. Click the team logo for lines.
Note: Some lines may not be changed until new lines are provided by the team.

Anaheim Ducks

No Teemu Selanne yet, but he is close.  New defensive pairings, see left.


Marc Savard will return to the lineup tonight.


Toni Lydman, Steve Montador and Clarke MacArthur will return to the line up tonight.

Andrej Sekera, Nathan Paetsch and Tim Kennedy will sit.


Adam Foote will return tonight.


Jere Lehtinen expected to return to the lineup tonight.

Red Wings

Justin Abdelkader re-assigned to Grand Rapids.

Jason Williams ready to return to the lineup.  Tomas Holmstrom could return shortly after.  Brad Stuart will play tonight.

One of Derek Meech or Brett Lebda and Brad May or Ville Leino will sit.


Coach Pete Deboer said David Booth looks close to returning but not tonight.


Jack Johnson practicing with the team today.


Marcel Goc, Joel Ward and Wade Belak will not play tonight.

Andreas Thuresson recalled from Milwaukee.


Rod Pelley may return from injury tonight as the team activated him from IR today.

Niclas Bergfors will be a healthy scratch.


Chris Conner and Nick Johnson re-assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.


Lukas Krajicek placed on conditional waivers, similar to Petr Sykora earlier this week.

Maple Leafs

Mike Komisarek hopes to return Saturday.

Rickard Wallin, Jay Rosehill and Garnett Exelby in for Jeff Finger, Wayne Primeau and John Mitchell tonight.


Jose Theodore will at least backup Michal Neuvirth tonight as the team re-assigned Braden Holtby back to Hershey.