Through the National League
Tuesday 05 janvier 2010
Mike Komisarek (AP)

Defenseman Mike Komisarek Maple Leafs Toronto is injured at the bottom of the body.

He will miss the game tonight against Florida and tomorrow against the Philadelphia Flyers.

The Leafs held an optional workout this morning. It Jonas Gustavsson who face the firing Panthers.


Not about to see Kevin Bieksa

Kevin Bieksa of the Vancouver Canucks has severed a tendon in his left leg just above the ankle and will be in plaster for six weeks. He will be out of the game for a period of at least two to three months.

On the other hand, the center Pavol Demitra is approximately two weeks to make a return to the game he hoped dispute ten games before the Olympics. For his part, Ryan Johnson suffered a broken foot. The team hopes he can skate in ten days.


Phaneuf's arm holds up

The back of the Calgary Flames Dion Phaneuf said his arm was well. Another defenseman, Cory Sarich, will accompany his team on the road.

Calgary Herald

Day by day for Getzlaf

The status of Ryan Getzlaf Anaheim Ducks is rated on a daily basis after suffering a cut on his right leg. In turn, forward Teemu Selanne could return to action as soon that he will remove the stitches in his left hand was fractured.

L. A. Times

The back of Lehtonen approach

The porter Atlanta Thrashers Kari Lehtonen is almost a return to the game, as coach John Anderson. The guard has not played since he underwent two back surgeries, the most recent being in October. He resumed his rehabilitation last week.

Atlanta Journal Constitution

Who wants Paetsch?

The Buffalo Sabers have placed the name of Nathan Paetsch on waivers.


Ahead returns to Detroit

Good news for the Red Wings who might welcome into their ranks, the center Henrik Zetterberg, who is absent from the game since December 17 when he suffered a strained left shoulder. He could play tonight against Anaheim, but it is more likely that it will be on duty Thursday in Los Angeles.

On the other hand, the condition of forward Dan Cleary (missing since December 9 due to a strained left shoulder) is improving. It aims to return Thursday.

Detroit Free Press

Doubt persists in Minnesota

The striker Minnesota Wild Owen Nolan did not practice Monday and is still a doubtful case. Forward Chuck Kobasew (knee) and defenseman Brent Burns (concussion) and center Pierre-Marc Bouchard (concussion) are all apart of the game

Star Tribune

The hospital is busy in the land of country

Attackers Nashville Predators Jerred Smithson (hand), Jordin Tootoo (foot) and Martin Erat (knee) are all apart of the game Erat, who has missed the last two games due to a knee injury, must skate alone today. According to coach Barry Trotz, Erat will be out for at least another week, hopefully today.


DiPietro soon find its poles

Return to play the Islanders goaltender Rick DiPietro New York is probably not very far. The team announced his recall to the club's next trip. The Islanders have yet to determine when DiPietro find his posts during his stay of three road games.

Goalkeeper skated during training on Monday. He has not played in the NHL this season because of an injured knee.

New York Post

The porter Flyers back soon

The status of goaltender Ray Emery of the Philadelphia Flyers and improves the general manager of the team Paul Holmgren hinted Monday that the porter could return to action this weekend. Emery has not played since December 5, four days before surgery to the abdomen. He trains with the team for over a week.

Philadelphia Inquirer

Doctor asked Phoenix

Several players are being injured at the Phoenix Coyotes. Thus, the state attackers Scottie Upshall (upper body) and Vernon Fiddler (lower body) as well as defenseman Jim Vandermeer (upper body) is evaluated from day to day.

In turn, the player back before Daniel Winnik (upper body) is evaluated in terms of weeks. He could play Saturday.

Arizona Republic

Only Gonchar was absent

The Pittsburgh Penguins held a regular workout Tuesday. Everyone was on the ice except defenseman Sergei Gonchar, who will not play tonight against Atlanta. Gonchar skated before practice before leaving the ice quickly.

On the other hand, Chris Kunitz will be absent for a period of four to six weeks.


Dentures for Keith Tkachuk

The Blues forward Keith Tkachuk of St. Louis will have trouble eating his steak. He lost several teeth when a puck deflected off his mouth. He needed major dental and stitches were needed to close the wound.

Tkachuk did not skate Monday. Coach Davis Payne said it was too early to know if his veteran team to accompany St.Jose Tuesday.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Walker is not ready, but coach

Defenseman Matt Walker of Tampa Bay got the green light to make a return to the game but coach Rick Tocchet said he would wait his turn as the team goes.

On the other hand, center Jeff Halpern (lower body) participated in the training of his men and Tocchet said he was close to a return to the game should however be more patient in the case of winger left Todd Fedoruk (knee).

Tampa Tribune

A little light for Booth

The Florida Panthers finally have a reason to be optimistic in the case of David Booth. This patina this week at the University State University, where he played for four years before making the jump to the NHL. He has not played since he suffered a concussion Oct. 23 following a vicious blow to the captain of the Philadelphia Flyers, Mike Richards