Hamilton suffered a lower-body injury in a collision with Maple Leafs defensemen Carl Gunnarsson in Boston's 5-2 win over Toronto on Saturday.
Impact: Bruins coach Claude Julien said he expected the defenseman to miss at least one week.
The Rangers have sent Miller to Hartford of the AHL.
Impact: Miller, 20, has a goal and an assist in 17 games with the Rangers this season. He had no points in two games since being recalled from Hartford on Friday.
The Rangers recalled rugged veteran forward Arron Asham from Hartford of the AHL on Monday to add much needed toughness to the struggling lineup.
Impact: The 35-year-old Asham had two assists and 19 penalty minutes in 12 games with Hartford this season. He played three games with the Rangers earlier this season, and recorded his 1,000th NHL penalty minute. In two seasons with the Rangers, Asham has two goals and 64 penalty minutes in 30 regular-season games. He netted two goals in 10 playoff games with New York last season.
The NHL has suspended Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal five games for kneeing Boston forward Brad Marchand during Boston's 3-2 win on Saturday night.
Impact: Neal, who has 10 goals in 16 games this season, has been fined once and suspended twice during his career. He missed Game 4 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals in 2012 against Philadelphia for ''reckless'' hits against two Flyers.
Higgins had two assists Sunday.
Impact: He has two goals and five assists in 10 games.
Santorelli, signed as free agent by Vancouver in the offseason after being cast adrift by three NHL clubs, scored two goals and added an assist as the Canucks beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-1 on Sunday night.
Impact: He has four points in three games.
Toews had two assists Sunday versus Florida.
Impact: He has just three points, no goals, in seven games.
Saad had a goal with an assist against the Panthers on Sunday.
Impact: He has two goals in four games.
Kane had three assists Sunday against Florida.
Impact: He has a goal and eight assists in the last five games.
Hossa has a goal with an assist Sunday against the Panthers.
Impact: He has two goals and two assists in his last four games.
Sharp had a goal and two assists, and Chicago scored a season-high three times on the power play in a 6-2 win over the Florida Panthers on Sunday night.
Impact: He has 12 goals and 15 assists this season.
On Sunday, Grubauer made 30 saves for Washington (16-12-2) to earn his first career win.
Impact: This was his fourth game and second start.
Oleksy had a goal with an assist in Sunday's win over the Rangers.
Impact: He's recorded four of his eight in the last four contests.
Holland had a goal with an assist in Sunday's loss to Boston.
Impact: He only has four points on the season.
Lucic had two assists in Sunday's win over Toronto.
Impact: He has two goals and four assists in hsi last four games.
Krejci had two assists in Sunday's win over Toronto.
Impact: He has eight points in eight games.
Soderberg had a goal with an assist in Sunday's win over the Leafs.
Impact: He had not recorded a point in his previous five games.
Bergeron had a goal with an assist in Sunday's win over the Leafs.
Impact: He has three goals and two assists in his last five games.
Scandella had two assists in Sunday's win over the Sharks.
Impact: He has three of his eight assists in the last four games.
Parise had two goals in a win over San Jose on Sunday.
Impact: He has three goals in three games.
Harding made a season-high 37 saves in another strong home outing, and the Wild beat the San Jose Sharks 3-1 on Sunday night despite recording a season-low 13 shots.
Impact: Harding, who improved to 13-1 at home, is 16-4-3 overall. He lowered his goals-against average to an NHL-best 1.50 and moved into a second-place tie with Niemi and Pittsburgh's Marc-Andre Fleury for most wins.
Crawford left Sunday's game against Florida after sustaining a lower-body injury in the first period.
Impact: Crawford left the game with 6:15 remaining in the opening frame, and the Blackhawks said he wouldn't return. Crawford, the team's top netminder, went down to make a pad save on Marcel Goc moments earlier and was unable to get back up on his skates.
Staal missed Sunday's game against Washington after suffering an injury Saturday versus New Jersey.
Impact: Rangers coach Alain Vigneault described the ailment as "neck issues which are causing him to have some symptoms." Staal, who has a history of concussions, hadn't yet been diagnosed with another. "We're taking every precaution," Vigneault said. "We'll probably know more in the next day or two."
Timonen suffered an upper-body injury in Saturday's loss to Dallas.
Impact: Timonen had a goal and an assist in a 5-4 shootout loss to Ottawa on Monday.
Kelly was placed on long-term injury reserve after suffering a broken leg Saturday against Pittsburgh.
Impact: Kelly is expected to miss four to six weeks of action.
Thornton is suspended following his takedown on Pittsburgh's Brooks Orpik on Saturday.
Impact: Thornton's suspension is pending a league hearing.
Nick Bonino had a goal and an assist in the Ducks 5-2 victory over the Blues on Saturday.
Impact: In Anaheim's past nine games, Bonino has scored three goals and handed out seven assists.
Getzlaf had a goal and an assist as the Ducks beat the Blues 5-2 on Saturday in St. Louis.
Impact: Getzlaf has a point in his last 13 games. He has 10 goals and 10 assists during that span.
Berra earned his fourth career win with a 30-save performance in a 2-1 overtime win on Saturday vs. Edmonton.
Impact: Berra had to be sharp to keep it scoreless in the second as the Oilers were buzzing late in the period and Ales Hemsky redirected a Ference shot while on his knees in the slot that the Flames' goalie was quick to get across and stop.
Hudler scored 3:14 into overtime and the Flames defeated the Oilers 2-1 on Saturday.
Impact: The goal for Hudler was hist first since Nov. 18.
Van Riemsdyk had a goal and two assists to help Toronto pull out a 4-3 shootout win in Ottawa on Saturday.
Impact: Van Riemsdyk has four goals and five assists in his last six games.
Nichushkin finished with a goal and three assists in Saturday's 5-1 win over Philadelphia.
Impact: Nichushkin appears to be heating up with two goals and four assists in his last three games.
Anze Kopitar scored in another dominant defensive performance by Los Angeles. Kopitar slipped into the slot and used a slick move to score his eighth goal.
Impact: The Kings' perennial leading scorer has 20 points in the last 22 games.
Seguin pulled off the hat trick Saturday in a 5-1 win over the Flyers.
Impact: Seguin snapped a six-game goal-scoring drought and also added an assist.
After earning his first NHL shutout in only his second career start, Martin Jones might be yet another potential star in the Los Angeles Kings' crease.
Impact: "It's easy to play with confidence when you're behind these guys," said Jones, who made 16 saves. "They take a lot of pride in their defensive zone, and we did a great job. The guys have been awesome since I've been up here. It's a great group of guys, and I'm happy to be able to get a couple of wins for them."
Calvert scored in a 2-1 loss to Pittsburgh on Monday after leaving Columbus' previous game.
Impact: The Blue Jackets forward suffered an upper-body injury in a 4-0 win over Minnesota on Dec. 6.
The Columbus Dispatch is reporting that Wisniewski will miss at least the next two games.
Impact: The Blue Jackets defenseman is dealing with an upper-body injury.
The San Jose Sharks placed Brown on injured reserve with an undisclosed ailment.
Impact: His timetable for returning is also undisclosed.
Zidlicky is out with an upper-body injury.
Impact: His timetable for returning is unknown.
Petry left early in the second period of Saturday's 2-1 overtime loss to Calgary and did not return.
Impact: Petry was hammered into the post between the boards and the bench by David Jones. Petry was making his return to the lineup after being a healthy scratch during the Oilers' 8-2 win over Colorado on Thursday.
Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien said Eriksson left Saturday's 3-2 win over Pittsburgh with a concussion
Impact: Eriksson will not travel to Toronto for Sunday's game.
Fiddler sustained an upper-body injury in the second period of a 5-1 win over Philadelphia on Saturday.
Impact: Dallas Stars coach Lindy Ruff said Fiddler is expected to miss at least one week.
Orpik was placed on injured reserve after being taken off the ice on a stretcher as a result of being pulled down and punched by Boston's Shawn Thornton.
Impact: Penguins coach Dan Bylsma said Monday that Orpik was unconscious for "30 seconds or more." Orpik flew home with the team, but is out indefinitely. Bylsma said Orpik is "doing quite well" but offered no timetable on a possible return.
Getzlaf had a goal and an assist in Friday's shootout win over Chicago.
Impact: Getzlaf has nine goals and nine assists during a 12-game point streak.
Staal had a goal and an assist in Friday's win over San Jose.
Impact: Staal has scored in three of his last five games.
Thornton had an assist Friday to extend his point streak to eight games.
Impact: Thornton has three goals and seven assists during his streak.
Pittsburgh placed Ebbett on injured reserve Friday.
Impact: Ebbett broke his ankle in Thursday's win over San Jose.
Komisarek was placed on injured reserve Friday.
Impact: Komisarek is dealing with a lower-body injury.
Edmonton placed Gordon on injured reserve Friday.
Impact: Gordon is dealing with a shoulder injury. It's not clear how serious it is or how long he will be out beyond the mandatory seven days that comes with being placed on IR.
Fleury was all over the place, making 44 stops in a 5-1 victory Thursday night against the Sharks.
Impact: Fleury has now allowed two or fewer goals in each of his past three games, all wins for Pittsburgh.
Shattenkirk had two assists in Thursday's win over the New York Islanders.
Impact: He has four points in his last two games and is a point behind Jay Bouwmeester for the team lead among defensemen.
Smith scored at 4:18 of overtime and Toronto beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Thursday.
Impact: The goal snapped a streak of five straight games without putting one in the back of the net, and the Leafs won for the first time since Nov. 23.
Roy's goal and assist Thursday helped the Blues to a 5-1 win over the New York Islanders.
Impact: He's got five points in his last four games.
Jonathan Bernier made 48 saves and and Toronto beat the Dallas Stars 3-2 Thursday.
Impact: Bernier's performance didn't surprise Carlyle or his teammates. "I'm not that impressed anymore because he's done this night in and night out," said center Nazem Kadri, who scored twice.
Oshie had two assists in Thursday's win over the New York Islanders.
Impact: Oshie's 24 points in 27 games have his points per game average up to a career-best 0.89. He's never strayed from the 0.63-0.69 range in his previous five seasons, so his start this year is rather promising.
Rich Nash started off the scoring for the Rangers in their 3-1 win over Buffalo on Thursday. Nash darted past Tyler Myers, drawing Ryan Miller across the goal before reaching back to tuck the puck around the goaltender's right skate and into the net.
Impact: Nash has now scored in four of the New York's past five games.
Bouwmeester had a goal and an assist in Thursday's win over the New York Islanders.
Impact: His 19 assists rank fourth among NHL defensemen.
Lundqvist made 27 saves to lead the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night, one day after signing a seven-year, $59.5 million contract extension.
Impact: Lundqvist was hardly troubled through 40 minutes, but was outstanding in the third period. He made 13 saves in the game's final 20 minutes, including consecutive breakaway stops on Cody Hodgson and Steve Ott.
Upshall had two assists in Thursday's win over Winnipeg.
Impact: He's got a five-game point streak going for the Panthers.
Olsen scored his first career goal and added an assist in Thursday's win over Winnipeg.
Impact: He has three points in his first five games with the Panthers after managing one assist in 28 games with Chicago in 2011-12.
Gudbranson's goal and assist helped the Panthers to a 5-2 win Thursday over Winnipeg.
Impact: The 21-year-old has two goals in his last five games after totaling two in the first 128 games of his career.
St. Louis ended up with a pair of goals Thursday to help Tampa Bay top visiting Ottawa 3-1.
Impact: St. Louis snapped a three-game goal-scoring drought with his third multi-goal effort of the season. He leads the Lightning with 26 points.
Bishop finished with 33 saves to lead Tampa Bay to a 3-1 win over Ottawa on Thursday.
Impact: Though he's just 2-2-1 in his last five starts, Bishop has been sharp with an 0.99 goals-against average over that span.
Fleischmann had a goal and an assist in Thursday's win over Winnipeg.
Impact: He has three points in his last two games after going without one in his previous nine.
Price stayed hot with 32 saves to lead Montreal to a 2-1 victory over Boston on Thursday.
Impact: Price is 7-1-1 with a 1.54 goals-against average in his last nine starts.
McGrattan left Thursday's practice with an undisclosed injury.
Impact: It's not clear if the injury will keep McGrattan from playing Friday versus Colorado.
Sulzer was placed on IR Thursday with an undisclosed injury.
Impact: It's unclear how long the injury will keep Sulzer sidelined.
Helm suffered a shoulder injury in Wednesday's loss to Philadelphia and is expected to miss at least two games.
Impact: It appears to be either a sprain or a strain for Helm, who is expected to be re-evaluated on Monday.
The Raleigh News & Observer is reporting that Bellemore has a concussion and will miss at least two games.
Impact: Bellemore suffered his injury in a 4-1 win over Washington on Tuesday.
Dupuis left early in the second period of a 5-1 win over San Jose on Thursday and did not return.
Impact: The Pittsburgh Penguins said the forward has a lower-body injury and will be re-evaluated Friday.
Daley left Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to Toronto with a lower-body injury.
Impact: The Dallas Stars defenseman got tangled up with James van Riemsdyk on the play that led to a Maple Leafs first goal. Daley's left leg got caught up with the Leafs winger, and he slid into the boards.
Frolik was a late scratch by the Jets with flu-like symptoms so he missed Thursday's embarrassing 5-2 loss to Florida.
Impact: Frolik should be back soon and hopefully his illness didn't get worse watching his the Jets played in Sunrise, Florida.
Garbutt returned in Saturday's 5-1 rout of Philadelphia after one game.
Impact: The Dallas Stars center had an ankle injury.
Hejda exited Thursday's 8-2 beatdown by Edmonton with an injury.
Impact: Hejda has a knee problem. The extent of it is unknown.
Aulie left Thursday's 3-1 win over the Sens.
Impact: Aulie departed during the second due to a broken hand.
Hedman left after the first period of Thursday's 3-1 win over the Sens.
Impact: Hedman's injury is described as a lower-body injury.
McQuaid again has a lower-body injury for the Eastern Conference champs.
Impact: McQuaid played three games Oct. 27-30 before getting hurt again. He's damaged goods.
Bruins coach Claude Julien said defenseman Johnny Boychuk is expected to be sidelined up to a week two days after being taken off the ice on a stretcher.
Impact: Julien said he'd likely miss "three to seven days" with back spasms after undergoing tests on Friday. Boychuk was taken from the ice on a stretcher and sent to a hospital after a first-period hit from behind by Montreal forward Max Pacioretty in Thursday's loss to the Canadiens. Pacioretty was given two-minutes for boarding. Boychuk traveled home with the team after the game and underwent an MRI, which showed no fractures.
Rinne underwent an MRI on Thursday, and the results were improved according to general manager David Poile.
Impact: Rinne will continue limited physical activity for the next two weeks and, if all goes well, will be able to advance to more strenuous conditioning later in December. Rinne has been sidelined since he had arthroscopic surgery on his left hip Oct. 24 as a result of a bacterial infection. The infection developed in the same hip that was surgically repaired May 9 following the conclusion of last season.
Malkin scored in his return from a lower-body injury, and the Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Monday night.
Impact: Pittsburgh won its sixth straight home game behind 32 saves by Marc-Andre Fleury and some vintage work by Malkin. The Russian missed Pittsburgh's previous two games after hurting himself in a game-day skate on Thursday.
Patrik Elias scored an unassisted goal for the Devils, but missed a penalty shot in overtime. New Jersey lost 4-3 in a shootout.
Impact: The goal snapped a four-game drought without putting one in the back of the net for Elias.
Ramo's 29 saves helped the Flames to a 4-1 win over Phoenix on Wednesday.
Impact: He's allowed one goal in each of his last two starts after allowing two or more in his previous eight starts this season.
Stajan had two assists in Wednesday's win over Phoenix.
Impact: It was his second multi-point effort in 19 games this season.
Hudler had two assists in Wednesday's win over Phoenix.
Impact: His team-high 25 points in 27 games have him two points shy of his total from last year, which took 42 games to reach.
Brodie's goal and assist helped the Flames to a 4-1 win over Phoenix on Wednesday.
Impact: His three points in two games give him his first point streak of the season.
Giordano had a goal and an assist in Wednesday's 4-1 win over Phoenix.
Impact: It was his first game back after an 18-game absence due to a broken ankle. He has two points in consecutive games and a season total of 11 in nine games.
Lars Eller scored in third period and shootout for Montreal, who won their second game this week against the Devils.
Impact: Eller has recorded a point in four of Montreal's last five games.
Tatar had his first two-goal game in Wednesday's 6-3 loss to Philadelphia.
Impact: Tatar has five goals on the season, but has three goals and two assists over his last four games.
Couturier had two goals and two assists to lead Philadelphia to a 6-3 win at Detroit on Wednesday.
Impact: Couturier has four goals over his last four games for the Flyers.
Desharnais scored the tying goal with 37 seconds left in the third period and added a goal in the shootout and the Montreal Canadiens rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Devils.
Impact: Desharnais' tying goal in the third was reviewed by the NHL to see if he had lifted his stick too high in redirecting the slap shot taken by teammate Brian Gionta.
The Blue Jackets have activated MacKenzie off injured reserve after he missed five games with a strained back.
Impact: The 32-year-old fourth-line center has two goals and an assist in 22 games with Columbus this season. He has the second-best faceoff percentage on the team (54.3).
Bozak is dealing with an upper-body injury.
Impact: Bozak's status is unclear.
Burrows is expected to miss a month due to a broken jaw.
Impact: Burrows had just three assists in 17 games.
Bourque missed Wednesday's game against New Jersey with an upper-body injury.
Impact: Bourque's status going forward is unclear.
Edler is dealing with a lower-body injury.
Impact: His status for Friday is unclear.
Orr is dealing with an elbow injury.
Impact: It's unclear if he will be ready to go Thursday night against Dallas.
Shaw is dealing with an undisclosed injury.
Impact: Shaw should be considered day to day until more information becomes available.
Perreault is dealing with a lower-body injury.
Impact: Perreault is expected to be held out through the weekend. Fantasy owners should keep a close eye on his status.
Okposo scored twice in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Penguins.
Impact: The winger had been scoreless in his previous eight games.
Crosby fired home a pair of goals, including the game-winner in overtime of a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Tuesday.
Impact: Crosby ended a three-game goal-scoring drought with his first multi-goal effort since Oct. 12.
Roberto Luongo stopped 30 of 31 shots as the Canucks rallied to beat the Predators 3-1 on Tuesday.
Impact: Luongo stopped allowed fewer than two goals in a game for the first time since Nov. 2, when he had a shutout against Toronto.
Ryan Kesler is finding his scoring touch, and that is very good news for the Vancouver Canucks. Kesler scored a pair of third period goals, leading the Canucks to a 3-1 victory over the Nashville Predators on Tuesday night.
Impact: Kesler has four goals in his last two games. With the game tied at 1 in the third, he scored twice from just outside the Nashville crease.
Boedker had a goal and two assists as the Phoenix Coyotes began a four-game swing with a 6-2 victory over the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.
Impact: Boedker has now scored a goal in three of Phoenix's past four games.
Mike Ribeiro had a goal and two assists as Phoenix started off a four-game road-trip with a 6-2 win over the Oilers on Tuesday.
Impact: Ribeiro said that his team was confident it could get the Oilers running around in the third. ''We knew if we stayed patient in the third that they would probably try to open up and that's what happened,'' he said. ''We had our chances, were able to score and we'll take those two points, especially on this road trip.''
Jonas Hiller made a season-high 49 saves and stopped Los Angeles' first eight shootout attempts, but King scored on a wrist shot before Jones stopped Mathieu Perreault to end it.
Impact: ''(Hiller) was tremendous,'' Anaheim coach Bruce Boudreau said. ''He was the reason we got a point tonight. When you have the opportunity on your stick, whether you deserve to win the game or not, you've got to put it away. That killer instinct has been eluding us for a little bit now. We've got to find it somewhere.''
Carter scored a second-period goal in the Kings' 3-2 (SO) win over the Ducks on Tuesday.
Impact: With the win, Los Angeles has earned a point in 13 of their last 14 games.
In his NHL debut, Jones made 26 saves before his perfect shootout performance, and Dwight King scored the only shootout goal Tuesday night in the Kings' 3-2 victory over the Ducks.
Impact: ''It's good to see a kid play in his first game and get a win somehow,'' Los Angeles coach Darryl Sutter said. ''He's a pretty poised guy when you watch him. Hopefully this is something he can build on.''
Skinner had two goals and an assist in Tuesday's 4-1 win over Washington.
Impact: It was his first three-point game since Feb. 4 of last season.
Bobrovsky has been placed on injured reserve with a groin strain that will sideline him for four to five weeks.
Impact: The Vezina Trophy winner as the NHL's top goalie last season was injured during the third period of Tuesday night's 1-0 home victory over Tampa Bay. He was hurt while making a spectacular glove save on a breakaway by J.T. Brown. After making the catch, Bobrovsky fell to the ice with his legs spread, his left leg jammed into the goal post. He had to be helped off the ice.
Lundqvist has agreed to a contract extension with the New York Rangers.
Impact: The 31-year-old Lundqvist has been a Vezina Trophy finalist as the NHL's top goaltender in five of his eight seasons, winning the award in 2012. He has a 284-182-57 career record with a 2.26 goals-against average, .920 save percentage and 47 shutouts.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have added McKenna to the roster on emergency recall from the club's American Hockey League affiliate in Springfield, Mass.
Impact: McKenna will back up Curtis McElhinney, who will start in place of the injured Sergei Bobrovsky. Bobrovsky was hurt in the third period of Tuesday night's 1-0 victory over Tampa Bay. He has an unspecified lower-body injury. McKenna has appeared in 17 career NHL games with Tampa Bay and New Jersey, with a record of 4-9-1 to go along with a 3.49 goals against average and .887 save-percentage.
New Jersey Devils coach Peter DeBoer told the team's website that Henrique will be a game-time decision for Wednesday's game against Montreal.
Impact: Henrique (leg) left in the third period of Monday's 3-2 loss in Montreal.
Kadri was back with the Leafs on Thursday.
Impact: Kadri missed Tuesday's 4-2 loss to San Jose because of a death in the family.
Handzus is set to play against the Anaheim Ducks after missing two games with an illness.
Impact: The 36-year-old Handzus was sidelined by an upper-body injury earlier in the season. He has one goal and three assists in 13 games.
Henrik Zetterberg will miss at least two weeks with a back injury, leaving the Detroit Red Wings without their top two scorers for the time being.
Impact: Zetterberg has 11 goals and 19 assists for a team-high 30 points, and Datsyuk has a team-high 12 goals and 11 assists. The Red Wings hope to know more about Datsyuk's status Wednesday. He was to be reevaluated Tuesday, but there's no timetable for his return.
Tarasenko had a goal and assist against the Kings on Monday.
Impact: With 14 points, Tarasenko is five shy of matching his career high set last season.
Shattenkirk had a goal with an assist against the Kings on Monday.
Impact: He's third on the team with 16 assists.
Richards had two assists against the Blues on Monday.
Impact: He has four points in four games.
Toffoli had two goals Monday night, Jarret Stoll also scored and Scrivens made 25 saves in a 3-2 victory over the St. Louis Blues.
Impact: This snapped a six-game goal drought.
Harding made 21 saves for this third shutout of the season Monday against the Flyers.
Impact: Harding improved to 11-1-0 at Xcel Energy Center this season.
Subban had his team-leading 20th assist and five blocked shots against the Devils on Monday.
Impact: Subban also made two dramatic goal-line saves. He got his outstretched stick on a Jaromir Jagr shot from inside the crease, denying the star forward of a sure goal during a scoreless game. He later shut the door on Damien Brunner, crashing into the net and blocking the shot to keep the Canadiens in front 2-1 at the start of the third.
DeSharnais had two assists against the Devils on Tuesday.
Impact: He has two goals and six assists in his last seven games.
Trouba had two assists in Monday's win over the Rangers.
Impact: These are his first points since recording a goal and an assist against the Oilers on Oct. 1.
Thorburn recorded his first two points of the season with two assists Monday against the Rangers.
Impact: He's played in 19 games this season.
Setoguchi had a goal with an assist in Monday's win over the Rangers.
Impact: He's scored three of his seven goals in the last four games.
Jokinen had two goals with an assist in Monday's win over the Rangers.
Impact: He had one point in his previous five games.
Greene remains out with an upper-body injury for LA.
Impact: Greene hasn't played since Nov. 2 for the Kings.
The Philadelphia Flyers announced Sunday that Lecavalier is expected to miss the next three to four weeks with an injury.
Impact: Lecavalier has a non-displaced fracture in his lower back.
Paajarvi is out with the flu for St. Louis.
Impact: Paajarvi should be back sooner than later, probably for Thursday's very winnable game against the lowly Isles.
Rome was sent down to the minors this weekend.
Impact: Rome hadn't played for the Dallas Stars this season in part because of a lower-body injury.
Carter was out Monday for New Jersey after his heavyweight fight with Buffalo's Marcus Foligno.
Impact: Truly, it wasn't much of a fight as Foligno knocked out Carter with one punch. Give him some time to clear out the cobwebs and he will back on the ice.
Garbutt had two goals Sunday.
Impact: With three goals and two assists, Garbutt has recorded five of his seven points in the last three games.
Kronwall had two assists Sunday.
Impact: He has two goals and seven assists during a six-game point streak.
Miller had two goals on Sunday in Ottawa.
Impact: He has three of his four goals in the last three games.
Alfredsson scored an empty-net goal and added an assist in his return to Ottawa, and the Detroit Red Wings beat the host Senators 4-2 on Sunday night.
Impact: Alfredsson, the former longtime captain of the Senators, wasn't primarily responsible for Ottawa's second straight loss and fourth consecutive at home, but he helped contribute to the continuation of his ex-team's woes.
Garrison had two assists against the Hurricanes on Sunday.
Impact: He has six points in the last five games.
Kesler capped a frenetic 37-second stretch early in the second period by scoring his second goal of the game that turned out to be the winner Sunday over Carolina.
Impact: He had one goal in his previous 11 contests.
A judge has allowed Varlamov to remain free on bond while facing a domestic violence charge involving his girlfriend. He appeared in court Monday for a brief hearing, giving yes or no answers to the judge. He said nothing as he left the courtroom with his lawyers.
Impact: Varlamov is one of NHL's hottest goalies and helped the Avalanche to a franchise-best 19-6 start.
Forsberg was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
Impact: Forsberg is out with an upper-body injury.
Methot returned to the lineup Tuesday after missing one game.
Impact: The defenseman was suffering from the flu.
Bryzgalov has left the game after colliding with Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt during a breakaway attempt.
Impact: Bryzgalov made the save with 3:41 left in the second period on Sunday but was then replaced by Devan Dubnyk. The Oilers announced on Twitter that Bryzgalov sustained an upper-body injury and wouldn't return to the game.
Holtby made 37 saves in Saturday's 3-2 overtime win over the New York Islanders.
Impact: He's faced an average of 38.5 shots in his last six games and seems to have gotten used to it in his last two with 72 saves, a 1.89 goals-against average and a .947 save percentage.
Bonino had two assists in Saturday's shootout loss to San Jose.
Impact: The center has a season-best four-game point streak.
Varlamov stopped 35 shots, and the Avalanche beat the Minnesota Wild 3-2 in a shootout on Saturday night.
Impact: He's 4-1-0 since Nov. 19 with a 1.74 goals-against average and .947 save percentage.
Kane had a goal and an assist in Saturday's win at Phoenix.
Impact: He's third in the league with 16 goals in 28 games, and he's on pace to far exceed his career-high 30 goals in 82 games during the 2009-10 season.
Mason made 34 saves in Saturday's shootout win over Nashville.
Impact: He's won four of his last five starts with a 1.98 goals-against average since Nov. 19.
Seguin returned Thursday for the Stars.
Impact: Seguin, who has 12 goals, was out with concussion-like symptoms resulting from a hit during Friday's game against Chicago.
Lucic scored twice in Saturday's win over Columbus.
Impact: He'd gone a season-long six games without a goal prior to breaking out against the Blue Jackets.
Schneider needed just 15 saves to earn the shutout in Saturday's win over Buffalo.
Impact: Schneider is making it difficult for coach Peter DeBoer to keep him off the ice. He's 3-1-1 since Nov. 8 with a 0.97 goals-against average and .957 save percentage.
Malkin's goal and three assists paced the Penguins' 5-1 win over Florida on Saturday.
Impact: It was his first four-point game since the 2011-12 season. He has eight points in his last three games and 17 over the course of an eight-game point streak.
Pacioretty had two goals and an assist in Saturday's 4-2 win over Toronto.
Impact: He has seven goals in his last six games after totaling two through his first 12 contests of the season.
Kreider's three-goal game Saturday led the Rangers to a 5-2 win over Vancouver.
Impact: It was the first hat trick of his career, doubling his season goal total, and second three-point game this season.
Former first-round draft pick Gilbert Brule has signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Phoenix Coyotes.
Impact: The announcement by the team Saturday came five days after Mettalurg Magnitogorsk of the Russia-based Kontinental Hockey League said it had reached a preliminary agreement with the 26-year-old forward for the remainder of this season. Brule reportedly still must clear waivers before being re-assigned to the Portland Pirates, the Coyotes' AHL affiliate.
Polak had two goals Friday.
Impact: That doubled his prior assist amount for the season.
Schwartz had a goal with an assist in Friday's loss.
Impact: He has three goals and four assists in six games.
Thornton had a goal and two assists against the Blues on Friday.
Impact: He's scored two of his four goals in the last two games.
Couture had three assists Friday against the Blues.
Impact: His only points in the last five games have come on two three-assist contests.
Burns got his first NHL hat trick and the Sharks ended a five-game home losing streak to St. Louis with a 6-3 victory over the Blues on Friday.
Impact: He also added an assist.
Fleury stopped all 21 shots, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday.
Impact: Fleury allowed 10 goals in his previous three games.
Kunitz scored two goals and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped all 21 shots, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-0 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday.
Impact: He has four goals and five assists in the last six games.
Crosby had assists on all three goals for Pittsburgh, which extended its winning streak in the series to eight games Friday.
Impact: Crosby's second assist was the 700th point of his career. He leads the NHL leader this season with 36 points.
Howard made 29 saves and the Red Wings controlled play for their third win in a row as the Islanders lost their fifth straight Friday.
Impact: The shutout was the second this season for Howard and the 18th of his career. The 29-year-old goaltender entered with a 0-3-4 record in his past seven starts, allowing at least three goals five times during the streak.
Helm had two goals in a 5-0 win over the Islanders on Friday.
Impact: Helm has scored six goals in his last seven contests.
Alfredsson had two goals with an assist during a 5-0 win over the Islanders on Friday.
Impact: Alfie has three goals and three assists in his last three games.
Jones had two goals against Anaheim on Friday.
Impact: He has four points in four games.
Getzlaf had two assists in Friday's win over Calgary.
Impact: He has seven goals and seven assists during a nine-game point streak.
Cogliano had a goal with an assist Friday.
Impact: He has three points in the last two games.
Koivu had two assists in his long-awaited return to the lineup, leading the Ducks to a 5-2 victory Friday over Calgary _ their 18th straight over the Flames at Honda Center.
Impact: Koivu, who missed 15 games with a concussion, started on a line between Cogliano and Daniel Winnik.
Penner scored two goals in leading the Ducks to a 5-2 victory Friday over Calgary _ their 18th straight over the Flames at Honda Center.
Impact: Penner has scored five of his nine goals in the last three games.
McDonagh recorded his sixth goal in Saturday's loss to the Bruins.
Impact: He has two in four contests.
Marchand had a goal with an assist Friday against Rangers.
Impact: This was his first multi-point game of the season.
Chara had a goal with an assist during Friday's win over the Rangers.
Impact: He's scored half of his six goals over the last four games.
Mason stopped all but one shot as Philadelphia skated to a 2-1 victory over Winnipeg on Friday.
Impact: Mason has a 1.73 goals-against average while winning five of his last eight starts.
Hartnell opened the scoring 48 seconds in and Steve Mason stopped all but one shot as Philadelphia skated to a 2-1 victory over Winnipeg on Friday.
Impact: All five of Hartnell's goals have come in the last 12 games.
Grabovski had a goal with an assist in Friday's win over his former Montreal team.
Impact: He has three goals in his last eight games.
Fehr had a goal with an assist in Friday's win over the Habs.
Impact: He has two goals with an assist in two games.
Gionta had two assists Friday.
Impact: He had only one point in his previous nine contests.
Plekanac had a goal with an assist Friday.
Impact: He has two goals in three games.
Holtby made 35 saves plus two more in a shootout to carry the Washington Capitals to a 3-2 victory.
Impact: Holtby did not expect to play Friday against the streaking Montreal Canadiens. But when scheduled starter Michal Neuvirth was injured in warmups, Holtby was not only the next man up, he was the only man up. Video coach Brett Leonhardt hastily signed to back him up.
Heatley had a goal in Friday's loss to Colorado.
Impact: He has scored in back-to-back games and four of the last six.
MacKinnon had a goal with an assist Friday.
Impact: He had just one point in the previous five contests.
Giguere made 27 saves to set a franchise record with his sixth straight win to start a season, and the Colorado beat the Minnesota Wild 3-1 on Friday.
Impact: He is 6-0-0 with a 1.62 goals-against average this season.
Landeskog had a goal and two assists Friday against the Wild.
Impact: He had been held without a point in his previous three games.
Staal had a goal on Friday against the Devils.
Impact: This snapped a seven-game goal drought.
He had a goal and an assist against the Hurricanes on Friday.
Impact: He has three points in the last two games.
Jagr had a goal and two assists, and the Devils scored four goals in the third period of a 5-2 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night.
Impact: Jagr's goal with 3:29 left was the 692nd of his career, tying him with Steve Yzerman for eighth on the NHL's all-time list.
Gagner had a goal Friday against Columbus.
Impact: He has two and four assists in the last seven contests.
Calvert had two assists against the Oilers on Friday.
Impact: This doubled his point total from the season.
Johansen had a goal and an assist for his seventh multipoint game this season to lead the Blue Jackets past the Oilers 4-2 on Friday night.
Impact: He has three goals and two assists in the last three games.
Myers had two assists Friday.
Impact: This is his first multi-point game of the season.
Leino had two assists in Friday's win over Toronto.
Impact: He has five points this season, all assists.
Ehrhoff scored 38 seconds into overtime and the Buffalo Sabres picked up a 3-2 win on Friday.
Impact: This was just his second goal of the season.
Crawford made 28 saves to win his 100th game Friday against the Stars.
Impact: Crawford has won four in a row, and posted a 0.97 goals-against average in the last three.
Sharp had a goal in Friday's win over Dallas.
Impact: He has a goal in consecutive games.
Sekera scored a power-play goal in his return from a two-game absence, Tuesday's 4-1 win over Washington.
Impact: The defenseman had been dealing with an upper-body injury.
The Dallas Stars have placed Robidas on injured reserve with a broken right leg and recalled Jamie Oleksiak from their AHL affiliate.
Impact: The team said Saturday that the 36-year-old Robidas is expected to miss four to six months, jeopardizing his return this season. He was injured when he slid hard into the boards in the second period of a 2-1 shootout loss to Chicago on Friday.
Parise was in the starting lineup for the Minnesota Wild against the Colorado Avalanche on Friday.
Impact: Parise blocked a shot with his left foot in a loss to St. Louis on Monday and was expected to miss 2 to 3 weeks with a contusion. But Minnesota's leading scorer skated in pregame warmups and decided he felt good enough to play against Colorado.
Laich has a lower-body injury.
Impact: The injury isn't believed to be serious, so Laich is considered day-to-day.
Kane left the Jets' 2-1 loss at Philadelphia on Saturday with a lower-body injury.
Impact: There aren't any details on the severity of the injury, so Kane is considered day-to-day.
The Phoenix Coyotes have recalled Klesla from Portland of the AHL, three days after placing him on waivers.
Impact: Once one of Phoenix's top blue liners, Klesla was waived Tuesday after struggling to start the season. No team claimed the 31-year-old and he was assigned to Portland, but did not play for the Pirates.
Bryzgalov got a shutout in his first start for Edmonton as the Oilers beat the Nashville Predators 3-0 Thursday night.
Impact: Bryzgalov, signed by the Oilers on Nov. 8, made 33 saves in his first NHL start since April 25 when he was in net for Philadelphia.
MacArthur scored the 100th goal of his career Thursday against the Senators.
Impact: He has four goals and three assists in six games.
Sedin had two assists versus Ottawa on Thursday.
Impact: He has four goals and three assists in the last seven games.
Sedin scored his 300th career goal and added an assist to help the Vancouver Canucks defeat the Ottawa Senators 5-2 on Thursday night.
Impact: He has two goals and five assists in the last four games.
MacKenzie is on injured reserve due to back spasms for the Jackets.
Impact: MacKenzie's injury is the latest blow for one of the worst franchises in the history of pro hockey.
Murray was back in action Saturday for Montreal.
Impact: Murray had an upper-body injury for the Habs.
Read has a lower-body injury for the Flyers.
Impact: Read is considered day to day, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Stastny returned Saturday for the Avs.
Impact: Stastny sat out Wednesday against the Blues due to back spasms.
Granlund remains out indefinitely with a concussion.
Impact: The Minneapolis Star-Tribune is reporting the Wild center might have a lengthy absence.
Weber is day to day after getting hit in the face by a puck late in the second period of a 3-0 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night.
Impact: Weber dropped to the ice at 15:24 of the second after being hit by a puck near his right eye. The defenseman got up and skated immediately to the locker room and did not return with what team officials called an upper-body injury. He came into the game tied with Erik Karlsson of Ottawa, Torey Krug of Boston and Michael Stone of Phoenix for the most goals among NHL defensemen with seven. Weber is the only defenseman leading his team in goals.
Wideman is expected to be sidelined six to eight weeks with a broken hand, and was placed on injured reserve.
Impact: The Flames announced Thursday that Wideman broke his left hand in Wednesday night's 3-2 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks. He will undergo surgery to have a pin placed in the hand, according to general manager Jay Feaster.
Thornton scored his first shootout goal since 2007 and the Sharks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 Wednesday night to extend the home-team dominance in this California rivalry.
Impact: Thornton also had a second-period goal in the game, snapping a seven-game streak without a goal.
Niemi made 38 saves as San Jose opened a difficult stretch of three games in four days against top-five teams. The Sharks defeated the Kings 3-2 in a shootout.
Impact: In the shootout, Niemi stopped 5 of the 8 attempts.
Jaroslav Halak made 24 saves as the streaking Blues beat Colorado 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Impact: The top St. Louis goalie improved to 14-3-2 on the season.
Alexander Steen scored his 20th of the season for the Blues, who have won five straight.
Impact: The win for St. Louis was their first victory in Colorado since April 12, 2009.
David Backes had a goal and an assist and the streaking Blues beat Colorado 4-1 on Wednesday night.
Impact: Backes scored just 2:46 into the first period, setting the tone early for the big win.
James van Riemsdyk scored twice and added an assist for the Maple Leafs.
Impact: The great performance from van Riemsdyk was not enough, as the Maple Leafs fell to the Penguins 6-5 in a shootout.
Crosby had two assists in regulation, as well as a goal in a shootout, as the Penguins topped the Maple Leafs 6-5.
Impact: Crosby has recorded a point in five of Pittsburgh's last six games.
Evgeni Malkin picked up his first two-goal game in more than 18 months and added the game-winner in the shootout.
Impact: In large part because of Malkin's heroics, Pittsburgh rallied by the stunned Maple Leafs 6-5 on Wednesday night.
Johan Franzen had three assists in the Red Wings' 6-1 win over the Bruins on Wednesday night.
Impact: It was Franzen's first multi-assist game since Oct. 4, when he had two in a win over Carolina.
Jonas Gustavsson made 16 saves as the Red Wings topped the Bruins 6-1 on Wednesday night.
Impact: The Detroit backup goalie improved to 6-0-1 on the season with the victory.
Henrik Zetterberg had a goal and an assist Wednesday night as the Red Wings topped the Bruins 6-1.
Impact: Zetterberg snapped a seven-game goalless drought with his second period tally.
Monahan will miss at least the next two games with a hairline fracture in his foot.
Impact: The team said Thursday the 19-year-old's status is week to week. With nine goals and six assists, Monahan is second in NHL rookie scoring behind Thomas Hertl of the San Jose Sharks. Monahan is also second for Calgary in scoring.
Kane had two goals, including the winner with 18 seconds remaining, in Chicago's 3-2 win over Calgary on Wednesday.
Impact: Kane extended his point streak to 12 games.
Hedman had two goals and an assist in Wednesday's win over Philadelphia.
Impact: It marked the fourth time Hedman has registered at least two points in a game this season.
Ward had two assists against the Senators on Wednesday.
Impact: The effort snapped a three-game point streak.
Phillips had a goal with an assist Wednesday.
Impact: This was his first goal of the year.
Ryan scored two goals and the Senators topped the Capitals 6-4.
Impact: He has three goals in three games.
Spaling had a goal with an assist Wednesday against the Jackets.
Impact: He has three goals and two assists in six games.
Bourque had two assists Wednesday against the Jackets.
Impact: Bourque has three goals and four assists in his last seven games.
Cullen had a goal with an assist Wednesday.
Impact: He has three goals and six assists in the last six contests.
Mazanec made 19 saves for his second shutout as streaking Nashville beat Columbus 4-0 on Wednesday night.
Impact: Mazanec, who entered with a 1.61 goals-against average in the previous five games, has allowed two goals or fewer in the last six games.
The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed MacKenzie on injured Reserve retroactive to Nov. 22 due to a strained back.
Impact: MacKenzie is eligible to return on Saturday. He has two goals and an assist in 22 games this season, giving him 147 goals and 185 assists in 258 career NHL games with the Atlanta Thrashers and Blue Jackets.
Poulin allowed three goals on 29 shots in Wednesday's loss to the Jets.
Impact: Poulin has lost four straight starts and has allowed 21 goals in his past six appearances.
Tavares had a goal with an assist against the Jets on Wednesday.
Impact: He has two goals and two assists in the last three games.
Staal had an assist Wednesday against the Devils to extend his point streak to five games.
Impact: Staal has a goal and six assists in the last five games.
Elias had two assists Wednesday against the Devils.
Impact: He has two goals and five assists in the last five games.
Sekera had two assists against the Devils on Wednesday.
Impact: He has three goals and two assists in the last four games.
Dwyer scored a short-handed goal in the second period and the Hurricanes held on to defeat the New Jersey Devils 4-3 on Wednesday night.
Impact: Dwyer has a goal in three straight games.
Desharnais had a goal with an assist Wednesday.
Impact: Desharnais scored his second in three games after failing to score in his first 20 games of the season.
Markov had three assists in Wednesday's win over Buffalo.
Impact: he has six assists in four games.
Price made 24 saves, including a key stop against Marcus Foligno, in Montreal's 3-1 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Wednesday night.
Impact: Price has a 1.48 goals-against average while winning of his last six starts.
Larsen is close to returning from a back problem.
Impact: Larsen has five points in eight games.
Galiardi has back spasms for the Flames.
Impact: Galiardi's future status is not known.
Klesla has cleared waivers and is expected to report to the team's AHL affiliate in Portland, Maine.
Impact: The Coyotes have been struggling defensively the past few weeks and shook up their defense on Tuesday by placing Klesla on waivers. Once one of Phoenix's top defensemen, Klesla had seen his playing time reduced as he labored inside the blue line. Klesla missed the first three games of the season with a concussion suffered in preseason and had a goal and two assists in 15 games.
Roussel scored twice in Tuesday's 6-3 win over Anaheim.
Impact: It was the first two-goal game of his career. He has four in his last 10 games after going without a goal through the first 13 games of the season.
Eakin scored and had an assist in Tuesday's 6-3 win over Anaheim.
Impact: It was his third multi-point game of the year and second in his last three games.
Garbutt had a goal and two assists in Tuesday's 6-3 win over Anaheim.
Impact: The three points more than doubled his season output. He now has five in 18 games this year. He'd never had more than a point in an NHL game.
Martin will miss 4-6 weeks after breaking his leg in an overtime loss to Boston on Monday.
Impact: The 32-year-old Martin has two goals and nine assists in 23 games and leads the Penguins in ice time, averaging more than 25 minutes. He was injured in the third period against the Bruins but remained in the game until Boston closed out a 3-2 overtime victory.
The Red Wings signed defenseman Jonathan Ericsson to a $25.5 million, six-year contract Wednesday to keep him off the market in July.
Impact: Detroit drafted Ericsson with the last pick in the 2002 NHL draft, 291st overall, and he has played in 292 games since making his debut in the league during the 2007-08 season. He averaged 20-plus minutes a game last season for the first time in his career. He had 13 points - two shy of his career high - in 45 games last season during the lockout-shortened slate.
The Sabres have claimed forward Matt D'Agostini a day after he was waived by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Impact: D'Agostini is on his fourth NHL team since 2010. He had an assist and four penalty minutes in eight games with Pittsburgh after signing a one-year deal with the Penguins in July. He was selected in the sixth round of the 2005 draft by Montreal, and spent two seasons with the Canadiens. D'Agostini has also played with the St. Louis Blues and New Jersey Devils.
The Penguins called up Ebbett from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL on Tuesday
Impact: Ebbett had six goals and nine assists in 18 games there.
The Phoenix Coyotes have waived Klesla, once considered one of their top defensemen. If no team claims Klesla by Wednesday, he will be assigned to Portland of the AHL.
Impact: Klesla had been one of Phoenix's core defensemen after arriving in the desert in a 2011 trade with Columbus. He appeared in 65 games in the 2011-12 season, when the Coyotes reached the Western Conference finals for the first time, and played 38 games during the lockout-shortened 2012-13 season, scoring two goals with six assists.
Yakupov returned on Thanksgiving for the Oilers.
Impact: Yakupov has a lower-body injury for the lowly Oilers. Yakupov is showing signs of breaking out of a season-long slump with five points in five games so monitor the developments on a player who was one of the bigger busts of the fantasy season.
Martin sustained a lower-body injury during a 4-3 OT loss to the Boston Bruins on Monday night.
Impact: Martin is out indefinitely.
Nikitin is dealing with a lower-body injury.
Impact: It's uncertain when he'll return.
Bobrovsky made 18 saves to earn the shutout in Monday's 6-0 win at Toronto.
Impact: It was his first shutout of the year and a much-needed one after allowing six goals on Friday.
Johansen had two goals and an assist in Monday's 6-0 win at Toronto.
Impact: It was the second three-point game of his career, and he's now just a goal shy of his career-best goal total of nine from 2011-12.
Westgarth has been suspended for two games without pay by the NHL for a boarding hit.
Impact: Westgarth was suspended for his hit on Ottawa defenseman Mark Boroweicki at 7:55 of the first period of Sunday's game.
The Columbus Blue Jackets placed forward Jared Boll on injured reserve retroactive to Nov. 22 because of a bruised foot. Boll, the longest serving current Blue Jacket, is eligible to return now.
Impact: Boll has a goal and 38 penalty minutes in 21 games this season.
James Neal scored the first two goals for Pittsburgh, and also had an assist, in the Penguins 4-3 overtime loss to the Bruins.
Impact: Neal lifted the Penguins into a 2-2 tie with a rising wrist shot from the left circle that beat Rask under the crossbar with 8:51 left in the third.
Tuukka Rask made 28 saves for Boston, which beat the Penguins for the first time since December 2011.
Impact: Boston also improved to 7-0-2 in its last nine home games, with both losses coming in shootouts.
Torey Krug scored 34 seconds into OT and the Bruins beat Pittsburgh 4-3 on Monday night, snapping a seven-game, regular-season losing streak to the Penguins in a matchup of the Eastern Conference's top two teams.
Impact: Boston also improved to 7-0-2 in its last nine home games, with both losses coming in shootouts.
Thomas made 38 saves to lift the Florida Panthers over the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Monday night.
Impact: Thomas had allowed three goals in each of his two previous starts.
The left wing scored his first two regular-season goals in 18 months to lift the Florida Panthers over the Philadelphia Flyers 3-1 on Monday night.
Impact: It was the first time Bergenheim scored in the regular season since March 20, 2012, also against Philadelphia. His last goal came on April 24, 2012, in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the New Jersey Devils. Bergenheim missed last season due to injury and was playing his 10th game this season. He had multiple surgeries before finally returning to the lineup on Oct. 25.
Steen scored twice to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
Impact: Steen has 19 goals this season, one behind Washington's Alex Ovechkin for the NHL lead. Steen broke out of four-game goal drought by pounding in the rebound of Jay Bouwmeester's shot midway through the first period to give the Blues a 2-0 lead.
Halak made 22 saves to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 3-0 win over the Minnesota Wild on Monday night.
Impact: Halak improved to 13-3-2 with his third successive win.
Bourque had a goal in Monday's win over Phoenix.
Impact: He has three goals and two assists in the last six games.
Saad had two assists Monday against the Oilers.
Impact: He has four goals and five assists in the last eight contests.
Kane had a power-play tally to extend his point streak to 11 games in the Blackhawks' 5-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.
Impact: Kane has six goals and nine assists during his point streak.
Shaw scored a pair of goals in the Blackhawks' 5-1 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Monday night.
Impact: Shaw has three of his seven goals in the last two games.
Kopitar scored 48 seconds into overtime, finishing off the Kings' come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Canucks on Monday night.
Impact: Kopitar has six points and six assists in his last 12 games.
Gilroy is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.
Impact: Gilroy is considered day-to-day, but he has little fantasy value.
Shattenkirk returned Wednesday for St. Louis.
Impact: Shattenkirk had the flu and is absence was a major blow to the Blues. He has 16 points and half have come on the power play.
Parise missed Wednesday night's game against the Phoenix Coyotes due to an injured left foot. Parise suffered the injury on Monday night in St. Louis when he blocked a slap shot by Alexander Steen of the Blues.
Impact: The team announced Tuesday that Parise is expected to miss 2 to 3 weeks, but he surprised teammates by joining them for the Wild's morning skate on Wednesday. Parise is Minnesota's leading scorer with 22 points in 25 games. He hadn't missed a game since the 2010-11 season when he played for the New Jersey Devils.
Kopecky has a hand injury.
Impact: He's considered day-to-today, but Kopecky has little fantasy value with four points in 23 games.
Neuvirth has a lower-body injury.
Impact: He's considered day-to-day. However, Neuvirth is still the Capitals backup goaltender, so he has little fantasy value.
Toronto coach Randy Carlyle said Wednesday he expects Lupul to miss two weeks due to a groin injury suffered against Columbus on Nov. 25.
Impact: Lupul has been placed on injured reserve.
Larsson has a lower-body injury.
Impact: He's considered day-to-day.
Labrie has an upper-body injury.
Impact: Labrie is considered day-to-day, but he has no fantasy value when healthy.
Doan showed his toughness as he was back on the ice for a rousing win over the Wild on Wednesday.
Impact: Doan had a lower-body injury that forced him to leave the Coyotes' game against Nashville on Monday.
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