Short Shifts: Monday, January 18, 2010

Updated: January 18, 2010 at 6:59 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.


Thrashers
Christoph Schubert not practicing, doubtful for tonight.  Todd White and Boris Valabik also expected out.

Bruins
Patrice Bergeron will return tonight.

Steve Begin, Byron Bitz and Marco Sturm will not play according to coach Claude Julien.


Sabres
Tim Connolly and Derek Roy trade places.  See full changes by clicking on the logo.

Flames
David Moss injured but no word on the extent.  He is not traveling with the team.

Hurricanes
Chad LaRose and Sergei Samsonov return to the Hurricane lineup.  Zach Boychuk and Drayson Bowman reassigned.

Avalanche
With the injury to Milan Hejduk, Brandan Yip will get the nod in his place.

Blue Jackets
Goalie Mathieu Garon left practice after an apparent wrist injury.  He still expects to play, but Steve Mason may get the nod.

RJ Umberger and Jan Hejda missed practice but both will play.  Alex Picard placed on waivers.

The team placed Fredrik Modin on IR retroactively.  He did skate on the fourth line during practice.

Fedor Tyutin will not play, Marc Methot plays in his place.


Stars
Nicklas Grossman back in the lineup tonight.  Brendan Morrow out and Jere Lehtinen doubtful.

Oilers
No lineup changes.

Panthers
Stephen Weiss out of the lineup tonight, listed as day-to-day.  Shawn Matthias and Jeff Taffe called up as a result.

Wild
Lots of line shuffling from coach Todd Richards, including the end of the Brunette-Koivu-Miettinen troika.

Guillaume Latendresse and Marek Zidlicky missed practice but should play.  Petr Sykora also may return to the lineup.  James Sheppard and Robbie Earl the apparent healthy scratches.


Predators
Jason Arnott and Jerred Smithson listed as probable for tonight. J.P. Dumont questionable with the flu.

Devils
Patrik Elias resting after he received a nasty hit from Kyle Wilson.

Islanders
Nate Thompson and Jeff Tamellini scratched.

Senators
Filip Kuba expected back in the lineup tonight.

Mike Brodeur may have the flu, forcing Brian Elliott back into the starting role.


Coyotes
No lineup changes.

Penguins
Brent Johnson practicing with the team today.

Sharks
Benn Ferreiro sent back to Worchester. Brad Staubitz replaces him as the fourth line right wing.

Blues
Andy McDonald back on the second line.  Brad Winchester back on the fourth.

Lightning
Mike Smith looks to return later this week.

Maple Leafs
No lineup changes.

Capitals
Semyon Varlamov did not practice today, although no setback announced.
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