Here are your NHL injury updates for today, January 5, 2010:
- Dmitry Kulikov, David Booth and Kenndal McArdle still out.
Toronto Maple Leafs
- Carl Gunnarson expected back in 7-10 days. [Jonas Siegel]
- Olympian Mike Komisarek set to miss the next two games. [James Mirtle]
- John Mitchell returns tonight. [Leafs Twitter]
- Mike Van Ryn out for the season.
- Andrei and Sergei Kostitsyn both listed day-to-day.
- Boyd Gordon and Tyler Sloan healthy scratches. [Mike Vogel]
- Brian Pothier back skating.
- Semyon Varlamov experienced a setback and will miss an extra two weeks.
- Nicklas Backstrom looks to play tonight.
- Clean bill of health.
New Jersey Devils
- Bryce Salvador will miss his fourth straight game. [Fire & Ice]
- David Clarkson, Dainius Zubrus, Paul Martin and Pierre-Luc Letourneau-Leblond out.
- No word on Patrice Bergeron. Thumb injury, out 2-6 weeks. [Pierre LeBrun]
- Milan Lucic and Mark Stuart expected out.
- Miroslav Satan makes his Bruins debut. [Boston Globe]
- Alexandre Picard in for Chris Campoli. [Sens Twitter]
- Jason Spezza and Daniel Alfredsson remain out.
- Mark Popovic and Kari Lehtonen remain out.
- According to Ben Wright of Blueland Blog, Lehtonen is very close to returning.
- Chris Kunitz set to miss 4-6 weeks. [Kevin Allen]
- Sergei Gonchar still day-to-day.
- Pierre Marc Bouchard, Brent Burns and Chuck Kobasew still out.
- Cam Barker will miss tonight’s game. [Michael Russo]
- Niklas Hjalmarsson should return in his place.
- Adam Burish and Dave Bolland remain out.
- Kurt Sauer, James Vandermeer, Daniel Winnik and Vernon Fiddler out.
- Fernando Pisani returns to the Oilers. [Oilers Twitter]
- Lubomir Visnovsky and Marc Pouliot day-to-day.
- Ales Hemsky out for the season
- Mike Comrie out indefinitely with mono while the same thing goes for Nikolai Khabibulin with back spasms.
- Cory Sarich still practicing.
- Dion Phaneuf and Craig Conroy “banged up.” Conroy may miss tonight’s game. [Flames Insider]
- Martin Erat skating, Jerred Smithson should skate soon. Jordin Tootoo could skate later this week for the Preds. [Predators Insider]
Columbus Blue Jackets
- Alexander Picard expected to miss today’s game. Jared Boll day-to-day. [The Columbus Dispatch]
- Rostislav Klesla, Marc Methot and Derek Dorsett still out.
- Kevin Bieksa out an extended period of time.
- Ryan Johnson and Pavol Demitra remain out.
- Demitra hopes for a January 11th return. [James Edgington]
Detroit Red Wings
- Brad May, Henrik Zetterberg and Daniel Cleary could return tonight. [mlive.com]
- Jonathan Ericsson, Niklas Kronwall and Jason Williams should return by the end of the month.
- Johan Franzen out for another couple of months.
- Ryan Getzlaf possible for tonight. Teemu Selanne aiming for Thursday. [The OC Register Ducks Blog]
- Joffrey Lupul remains out.
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