Short Shifts: Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Updated: January 20, 2010 at 2:34 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.

Adam McQuaid recalled from Providence.

The team named Eric Staal captain.  Rob Brind’Amour now wears an A on his sweater.

Staal back at center.

Jere Lehtinen officially placed on IR.

Marc Pouliot and Ethan Moreau will play tonight.

Mike Comrie skated with the team.

Steve Staios left the building prior to today’s morning skate

Stephen Weiss back in the lineup.  Shawn Matthias out.

Kenndal McArdle and Dmitry Kulikov should return later this week.

Brent Burns practiced with the team for the second day in a row.

Martin Havlat, Marek Zidlicky and Clayton Stoner absent from today’s practice.

Mathieu Darche will skate with Tomas Plekanec and Michael Cammalleri.

Ryan O’Byrne playing on the fourth line, see full lines.

Georges Laraque and Matt D’Agostini out as healthy scratches.

Rookie callups Patrick Davis and Nick Palmieri practiced with the team, they likely will play.

Dainius Zubrus skated on his own but will not play tonight.

Vladimir Zharkov doubtful for tonight’s contest.

Patrik Elias officially out with a concussion.

Andy Sutton likely suspended for his boarding call last night.

Nate Thompson placed on waivers.

Vinny Prospal likely taking a maintenance day as he did not practice today.  Donald Brashear filled his place on the top line.

Milan Michalek listed as probable for Thursday against the Blues.

Daniel Briere taking a maintenance day.

Pascal Dupuis out with a facial injury following that disgusting Andy Sutton hit last night.

Max Talbot and Sergei Gonchar listed as day-to-day.

Marc-Andre Fleury could practice Thursday if he receives a new glove.

DJ King sent down to Peoria to begin a two-week conditioning stint.

Patrik Berglund and Mike Weaver sit tonight.  Darryl Sydor and Cam Janssen replace them.

Maple Leafs
Wayne Primeau skated with the team, getting close.

Mike Komisarek did not travel with the Leafs.

Ryan Johnson made the trip to Edmonton and will be gametime decisions tonight.  Willie Mitchell did not travel with the team, I would assume he is not playing.

Steve Bernier playing on the second line tonight.

Mike Green will not practice today, due to a couple of bumps and bruises.  He will play tomorrow, just a maintenance day.

John Erskine and Brian Pothier doubtful for tomorrow.