Short Shifts: Monday, February 8, 2010

Updated: February 8, 2010 at 6:00 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
Vesa Toskala joins the team after resolving visa issues.  As a result, Justin Pogge went back to the AHL.

Ryan O’Reilly out with a bruised foot. Justin Mercier takes his place.

Ruslan Salei has been cleared to play but he and John-Michael Liles will be a healthy scratch tonight.

Alex Plante and Taylor Chorney re-assigned to Springfield. These moves must mean Ladislav Smid and Steve Staios will return shortly.

Davis Drewiske will return tonight while Peter Harrold sits.
Both Dustin Brown and Matt Greene took a maintenance day yesterday but they should play tonight.

Rod Pelley should sit again tonight.  Expect one of Andrew Peters or Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond to sit as well.

Looks like Ray Emery will miss another game with a groin injury.

Kurt Sauer and Scottie Upshall the only expected injuries.  Joel Perrault and Anders Eriksson would be the healthy scratches.

Newcomer Niclas Wallin will be paired with Dan Boyle tonight.

Dwight Helminen recalled from Worchester.

BJ Crombeen, DJ King, and Darryl Sydor should return to the lineup tonight.  Mike Weaver, Brad Winchester, and Cam Janssen should sit.

Maple Leafs
Viktor Stalberg recalled.  Nazem Kadri will play tonight as an emergency callup.

Fredrik Sjostrom and Christian Hanson will miss tonight’s game with the flu.