Short Shifts: Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Updated: March 31, 2010 at 3:44 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
Jean-Philippe Levasseur recalled from the minors as Jonas Hiller will rest.  Hiller did not make the trip to Colorado, ensuring he will sit tonight.

Ryan Getzlaf will not play and did not travel with the team.

Aaron Ward practiced yesterday and intends to play.

Patrick Kaleta will miss at least two weeks and remains in a cast.

Raffi Torres took part in practice and will return tonight.

Mark Mancari re-assigned to the Portland Pirates.

Neither Tim Connolly not Thomas Vanek practiced yesterday.  They both remain questionable for tonight’s game.

Daymond Langkow could return for the playoffs.

No lineup changes.

No lineup changes.

Brandon Yip practiced, but will not play.

David Jones took part in light skating.

Stephane Yelle skated in a non-contact jersey yesterday.

Mike Ribeiro will return to the lineup.

Mike Modano could return on Friday against the Oilers.

Rostislav Olesz will not play tonight, Jeff Taffe recalled from the Rochester Americans.

Josh Harding, Andrew Ebbett and Clayton Stoner will officially miss the rest of the season.

Cam Barker will miss the rest of the week.

Greg Zanon will play.

Chuck Kobasew remains day-to-day.

Cody Almond recalled from the Houston Aeros.

Brent Burns should play tonight.

Marek Zidlicky remains a game-time decision. Justin Falk would play in his place.

Brendan Nash signed a two-year, entry-level contract.

Glen Metropolit will likely miss the rest of the season.

Robert Lang, Scottie Upshall and Kurt Sauer remain out.

Chris Summers signed a two year, entry-level contract.

Sergei Gonchar and Evgeni Malkin remain out.

Joe Thornton will likely not play tonight but is traveling with the team.

Marc-Eduoard Vlasic and Jay Leach will sit as well.

Victor Hedman will not play tonight.  He is listed as day-to-day.

Matt Smaby and Matt Walker will miss tonight’s game.  Matt Lashoff will play.