Here are your NHL injury updates for tonight, January 7, 2010:
New York Rangers
- Vaclav Prospal remains out.
- Kari Lehtonen and Mark Popovic still out.
- Cam Barker still out of the lineup. [Blackhawks]
- Adam Burish and Dave Bolland still out.
- Milan Lucic to return Saturday. [Boston Globe]
- Andrew Ference out six weeks. [Boston Globe]
- Mark Stuart and Patrice Bergeron still out.
- Daniel Alfredsson and Jason Spezza still out.
- Semyon Varlamov suffered another setback.
- Brian Pothier is ready to return.
- Ray Emery and Ryan Parent still out.
- Sergei Gonchar day-to-day. Chris Kunitz out. [Empty Netters]
- Dmitry Kulikov, Kenndal McArdle and David Booth still out.
- Andrei Kostitsyn, Sergei Kostitsyn day-to-day.
- Erik Cole expected back next week. [Chip Alexander]
- Scott Walker, Chad LaRose, Joe Corvo and Sergei Samsonov expected out.
- Martin Erat, Jerred Smithson and Jordin Tootoo still out.
- Joel Ward out. [Predators Insider]
- Lubomir Visnovsky and Marc Pouliot listed day-to-day.
- Mike Comrie and Nikolai Khabibulin out indefinitely.
- Ales Hemsky lost for the season.
Columbus Blue Jackets
- Alexandre Picard day-to-day.
- Rostislav Klesla, Derek Dorsett and Marc Methot still out.
- Scottie Upshall, Kurt Sauer and Daniel Winnick still out. [Coyotes.com]
- Don’t expect Pavol Demitra, Ryan Johnson or Kevin Bieksa back in tonight.
St. Louis Blues
- Paul Kariya, Keith Tkachuk and DJ King out.
- Teemu Selanne could return tonight [OC Register Ducks Blog]
- Joffrey Lupul still out.
- No Selanne [OC Register Ducks Blog]
Detroit Red Wings
- Daniel Cleary and Henrik Zetterberg back in the lineup. [mlive.com]
- Andreas Lilja, Johan Franzen, Niklas Kronwall, Jason Williams and Jonathan Ericsson still out.
Los Angeles Kings
- Justin Williams, Randy Jones and Andrei Loktionov still out.
- Davis Drewiske out, Matt Greene in. [LA Kings Insider]