Injury Updates 12/21/2009

Florida Panthers v New York Islanders

This thread will be updated all day, so keep refreshing it as the day goes along. Just a quick note, if I omitted a source it is due to a previous report with no recent updates. Here are your injury updates for tonight:

Injuries Tonight

Florida Panthers

  • Dmitry Kulikov expected to miss significant time. [On Frozen Pond]
  • Nick Tarnasky, David Booth, Cory Stillman, Kenndal McArdle and Kamil Kreps remain out.

Philadelphia Flyers

  • Still out are Ray Emery and Darroll Powe.

New York Rangers

  • Matt Gilroy up while Bobby Sanguinetti and Ilkka Heikkinen demoted to Hartford.
  • Wade Redden and Ales Kotalik back in the lineup.

Carolina Hurricanes

  • Tim Gleason expected back. []
  • Niclas Wallin not playing tonight. [Chip Alexander]
  • Eric Cole, Joe Corvo and Chad LaRose still out.

Montreal Canadiens

  • Benoit Pouliot expected back in the linup tonight. []
  • Brian Gionta and Roman Hamrlik out.

Atlanta Thrashers

  • Kari Lehtonen and Mark Popovic out.

Tampa Bay Lightning

  • Steve Downie and Matt Walker likely out for tonight’s contest.
  • Downie back in. [Lightning Strikes]

New York Islanders

  • Rick DiPietro, Dug Weight and  Tim Jackman practicing with the team.
  • Sean Bergenheim and Radek Martinek also injured.

Buffalo Sabres

  • Thomas Vanek and  Patrick Kaleta out for tonight’s game.
  • Chris Butler skating. [Sabres Edge]
  • Nathan Gerbe not playing tonight either.

Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Carl Gunnarson, John Mitchell and Mike Van Ryn out.

Boston Bruins

  • Derek Morris not in tonight. [Boston Globe]
  • Dennis Wideman back in. [John Bishop]
  • Milan Lucic and Mark Stuart out.

Ottawa Senators

  • No Pascal Leclaire or Chris Neil in the lineup. [James Gordon]
  • Shean Donovan and Nick Foligno out.

New Jersey Devils

  • Dainius Zubrus, David Clarkson and Paul Martin.

Pittsburgh Penguins

Colorado Avalanche

  • David Jones, Ruslan Salei, Marek Svatos and Kyle Cumiskey.

Minnesota Wild

  • Owen Nolan back in the lineup. [Russo’s Rants]
  • Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Brent Burns and Petr Sykora still out with concussions.

San Jose Sharks

  • Jody Shelley and Brad Staubitz skate with the team however are not returning tonight.

Dallas Stars

  • Mark Fistric and Trevor Daley out.

Columbus Blue Jackets

  • Rostislav Klesla and Derek Dorsett still out.

Phoenix Coyotes

  • Kurt Sauer remains out.

St. Louis Blues

  • Cam Jansen out. [Andy Strickland]
  • DJ King and Eric Brewer remain watching from the pressbox.

Edmonton Oilers

  • The list of injured is as follows: Marc Pouliot, Fernando Pisani, Mike Comrie, Nikolia Khabibulin and Ales Hemsky.

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