Zetterberg out at least two weeks
Henrik Zetterberg will miss at least two weeks with a back injury, leaving the Detroit Red Wings without their top two scorers. Fellow center Pavel Datsyuk remains out because of a concussion. Zetterberg has 11 goals and 19 assists for a team-high 30 points, and Datsyuk has a team-high 12 goals and 11 assists.
Kaleta tears ACL
Sabres head coach Ted Nolan confirmed that Patrick Kaleta suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Friday playing for the Rochester Americans. After serving a 10-game suspension for his illegal hit upon Columbus defenseman Jack Johnson on Oct. 10, the Sabres placed Kaleta on waivers. He cleared the following day and was assigned to the Amerks. Kaleta was set to re-join the Sabres for practice on Monday and was likely to play next Thursday against the Rangers.
Robidas breaks right leg
Dallas Stars defenseman Stephane Robidas has broken his right leg against the Chicago Blackhawks. While helping to kill off a Dallas penalty in the second period Friday night, the 36-year-old Robidas slid hard into the boards beyond the goal line. He stayed down on the ice holding his leg just below the knee. The team says Robidas has a fracture and was taken to UT Southwestern Medical Center.
Shea Weber day to day
Predators captain Shea Weber is day to day after getting hit in the face by a puck during a 3-0 loss to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday. The defenseman got up and skated immediately to the locker room and did not return with what team officials called an upper-body injury. Weber 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.
Martin out 4-6 weeks
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Paul Martin will miss 4-6 weeks after breaking his leg in an overtime loss to Boston on Monday. The 32-year-old has two goals and nine assists in 23 games and leads the Penguins in ice time, averaging more than 25 minutes. Martin joins an injured list that includes forwards Beau Bennett, Tanner Glass and Chuck Kobasew and defenseman Rob Scuderi.
Bennett, Glass out with injuries
The Pittsburgh Penguins announced that a pair of forwards will be out for significant periods due to injury. Head coach Dan Bylsma revealed that Beau Bennett underwent surgery on his wrist and will be lost for eight to ten weeks, and that Tanner Glass broke his hand on Saturday in Montreal and is out for three to four weeks. In addition, defenseman Paul Martin will sit out Wednesday's game against Toronto due to a lower-body injury.
Jackets put Boll on injured reserve
The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed Jared Boll on injured reserve retroactive to November 22 because of a bruised foot. The forward has a goal and 38 penalty minutes in 21 games this season. He has 25 goals and 28 assists in 409 career NHL games, all with the Blue Jackets. Boll is eligible to return on November 30.
Sbisa, Fasth out several weeks
Anaheim Ducks defenseman Luca Sbisa will be out at least six weeks with a torn tendon in his right hand. The Ducks also announced Saturday that goalie Viktor Fasth will miss another 3 to 4 weeks with muscle inflammation in his lower body. Sbisa and Fasth went on the injured list, and Anaheim recalled goalie Frederik Andersen and defenseman Nolan Yonkman from Norfolk of the AHL. The Ducks recalled defenseman Sami Vatanen from Norfolk on Friday.
DeKeyser leaves with shoulder injury
Danny DeKeyser will be out at least for the rest of the week after injuring his left shoulder in a 2-0 loss to the Nashville Predators on Tuesday. The Detroit Red Wings defensema was checked into the boards on his second shift early in the first period by Predators forward Patric Hornqvist. DeKeyser entered the game with two goals and ranked among rookie leaders with seven assists.
Duchene expected to miss a week
The Colorado Avalanche will be without Matt Duchene for at least a week with an oblique injury. The forward was hurt in the third period against Florida on Saturday. Duchene is the team's leading scorer with 12 goals and eight assists. The Avalanche recently placed forward Alex Tanguay on injured reserve, retroactive to November 2.
NY Islan. 17.11.13
Nabokov hurts groin
New York Islanders' Evgeni Nabokov sustained a groin injury on the first shot he faced Saturday night and left the game just 4:12 in and didn't return. The 38-year-old was playing for the first time in four games and the second in six. Nabokov was assisted by a trainer in the crease before getting up on his skates and gingerly skating while hunched over to the tunnel leading to the dressing room.
Gaborik to miss 4 to 6 weeks
Columbus Blue Jackets right wing Marian Gaborik will miss four to six weeks because of a sprained left knee. Gaborik was injured in the loss at Boston on Thursday night. The 31-year-old Slovak shares the team lead with five goals and has six assists in 17 games this season.
Kadri suspended 3 games
Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri was suspended for three games by the NHL for a hit to Minnesota goalie Niklas Backstrom's head. Kadri received a minor penalty for goaltender interference in the Maple Leafs' 2-1 shootout loss at Minnesota Wednesday. Backstrom left the game a few minutes later with an upper-body injury.
Tampa B. 13.11.13
Steven Stamkos undergoes surgery
Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos underwent successful surgery to stabilize a fracture in his right tibia. Stamkos was injured on Monday in the second period of a game at Boston. He was taken off the ice on a stretcher after crashing into the post. A timetable has not yet been set for his return.
Ray Whitney put on injured list
The Dallas Stars have placed forward Ray Whitney on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. The 41-year-old was injured in a 5-2 loss to the Blackhawks on Saturday. Whitney has played in all 17 games and is third on the team with seven assists.