Short Shifts: Saturday, January 23, 2010

Updated: January 23, 2010 at 5:11 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 lineup changes.

Thrashers
Christoph Schubert officially out 2-4 weeks.  Slava Kozlov and Mark Popovic are the healthy scratches for tonight.

Kari Lehtonen on a conditioning stint in Chicago.


Bruins
Steve Begin, Byron Bitz and Marco Sturm all out of the lineup again.

Marc Savard skated today, doubtful for tomorrow.


Sabres
No lineup changes.

Hurricanes
Chad LaRose will play after missing practice yesterday.

Blackhawks
Jordan Hendry likely the odd man out on the blue line.

Blue Jackets
Jacub Vorcek set to miss tonight’s game.

Stars
Center Tom Wandell out with a knee injury.

Red Wings
No lineup changes.

Oilers
Taylor Chorney re-assigned to Springfield.

Panthers
Nathan Horton out four weeks with a broken leg.

Dmitry Kulikov back in the lineup.

Nick Tarnasky and Kenndal McArdle playing on the fourth line.


Kings
Peter Harrold plays his fifth straight game at defense, should be dual-position eligibility now.

Wild
Josh Harding will backup tonight.

Canadiens
Paul Mara listed as day-to-day after leaving last night’s game with an upper-body injury.  Ryan O’Byrne replaces him in the lineup.

Matt D’Agostini out with a returning Sergei Kostitsyn.


Predators
Alexander Sulzer re-assigned to Milwaukee.

Devils
No lineup changes.

Islanders
Brendan Witt skated with the rest of the scratches: Andy Sutton, Jeff Tambellini and Dwayne Roloson.

Rangers
No lineup changes as Donald Brashear and Ales Kotalik remain healthy scratches.

Senators
Jason Spezza will play today.

Anton Volchenkov will not play with Alexandre Picard coming in.


Flyers
Ryan Parent will miss six weeks.  He will undergo surgery Monday to remove a disc fragment in his spine.

Coyotes
Daniel Winnik listed as day-to-day.

Penguins
John Curry sent back to the AHL, meaning Marc-Andre Fleury should be close.  Max Talbot and Pascal Dup

Sharks
Jason Demers recalled from Worcester, will play tonight in place of Dan Boyle.  I do not envy his commute!

Blues
David Backes and Carlo Colaiacovo both expected to miss tonight’s game.

TJ Oshie back at center.  Lines updated to the left.


Lightning
No lineup changes.

Maple Leafs
John Mitchell and Jeff Finger set to play tonight.  Jay Rosehill and Garnett Exelby not playing.

Niklas Hagman playing on the first line.


Canucks
Kyle Wellwood returns to the lineup for tonight’s game.

Nolan Baumgartner recalled from Manitoba.  Sami Salo hopeful for a Monday return.

Willie Mitchell and Kevin Bieksa remain out.

Ryan Rypien still out.


Capitals
Brian Pothier out again.

John Erskine should play tonight.

Mike Green confirmed to play tonight.

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