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The Weakly Report: 12/25/16-12/31/16

Happy New Year! Here is the latest in NHL injury and suspension news.

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Anaheim Ducks

No injury news for Anaheim this week.

Arizona Coyotes

December 27: Defenceman Jakob Chychrun is back after missing one game with a concussion.

December 30: Defenceman Kevin Connauton has been reassigned to AHL Tuscon for conditioning purposes.

Boston Bruins

December 31: Winger David Backes has been sidelined indefinitely with a concussion.

Buffalo Sabres

December 27: Centre Ryan O’Reilly is day-to-day with an appendectomy.

December 29: Defenceman Cody Franson is back after missing three games with a lower-body injury. Defenceman Dmitry Kulikov is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

December 31: Winger William Carrier is day-to-day with a hand injury. Centre Johan Larsson has been sidelined indefinitely with a wrist injury.

Calgary Flames

December 27: Winger Troy Brouwer is day-to-day with a hand injury.

December 29: Defenceman Dougie Hamilton is day-to-day with an illness.

December 31: Defenceman Dougie Hamilton is back after missing one game with an illness.

Carolina Hurricanes

December 27: Defenceman Justin Faulk has been sidelined indefinitely with a lower-body injury.

December 31: Defenceman Justin Faulk has been sidelined indefinitely with a lower-body injury. Goaltender Eddie Lack is day-to-day with an illness. Centre Elias Lindholm is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Chicago Blackhawks

December 27: Winger Marian Hossa has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. Centre Artem Anisimov is back after missing three games with an upper-body injury.

December 31: Centre Marcus Kruger has been sidelined indefinitely with an upper-body injury.

Colorado Avalanche

No injury news for Colorado this week.

Columbus Blue Jackets

No injury news for Columbus this week.

Dallas Stars

December 27: Defenceman Stephen Johns is back after missing one game with a lower-body injury. Winger Antoine Roussel has been placed on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury.

December 28: Centre Cody Eakin is back after missing four games with a suspension.

December 31: Winger Patrick Sharp is back after missing 12 games with a concussion.

Detroit Red Wings

December 27: Defenceman Mike Green has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. Defenceman Brendan Smith is back after missing 12 games with a knee injury.

December 28: Winger Tyler Bertuzzi is back after missing 13 games with a leg injury.

December 29: Centre Riley Sheahan is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Edmonton Oilers

December 29: Defenceman Andrej Sekera is day-to-day with an illness.

December 30: Defenceman Mark Fayne is back after missing nine games with a groin injury.

Florida Panthers

December 28: Winger Reilly Smith has been sidelined indefinitely with a concussion.

December 29: Centre Aleksander Barkov is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. Winger Reilly Smith has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion.

December 31: Winger Reilly Smith is back after missing two games with a concussion. Winger Colton Sceviour is day-to-day with a shoulder injury. Centre Aleksander Barkov has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

Los Angeles Kings

December 28: Winger Tyler Toffoli has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. Winger Kyle Clifford is back after missing three games with an upper-body injury.

December 29: Defenceman Brayden McNabb is back after missing 27 games with an arm injury.

Minnesota Wild

December 27: Centre Erik Haula is back after missing three games with a lower-body injury. Winger Zach Parise is back after missing two games with an illness.

Montreal Canadiens

December 28: Defenceman Alexei Emelin is back after missing two games for personal reasons.

Nashville Predators

No injury news for Nashville this week.

New Jersey Devils

December 28: Centre Vernon Fiddler has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury. Winger Taylor Hall is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

December 29: Centre Jacob Josefson is back after missing five games with a concussion.

December 31: Defenceman John Moore has been placed on injured reserve with a concussion.

New York Islanders

December 31: Centre Casey Cizikas is back after missing six games with an upper-body injury. Defenceman Adam Pelech is back after missing 14 games with an upper-body injury.

New York Rangers

December 27: Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is day-to-day with an illness.

December 29: Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist is back after missing one game with an illness.

Ottawa Senators

December 28: Winger Zack Smith is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

December 29: Goaltender Craig Anderson is day-to-day for personal reasons.

Philadelphia Flyers

December 27: Centre Sean Couturier is back after missing 15 games with a sprained MCL. Winger Michael Raffl is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

December 30: Winger Michael Raffl is back after missing one game with a lower-body injury. Defenceman Radko Gudas is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Pittsburgh Penguins

December 27: Defenceman Olli Maatta is day-to-day with an illness.

December 28: Defenceman Trevor Daley is back after missing five games with an upper-body injury. Defenceman Brian Dumoulin has been placed on injured reserve with a broken jaw.

December 29: Goaltender Matt Murray has been sidelined indefinitely with a lower-body injury.

December 31: Defenceman Kris Letang is back after missing seven games with a lower-body injury. Defenceman Olli Maatta is back after missing two games with an illness. Winger Tom Kuhnhackl has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

San Jose Sharks

December 31: Defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic is day-to-day with a facial injury.

St. Louis Blues

December 27: Centre Paul Stastny is back after missing one game with an upper-body injury.

Tampa Bay Lightning

December 28: Winger Ondrej Palat is back after missing five games with an undisclosed injury. Winger Nikita Kucherov is back after missing six games with a lower-body injury. Centre Vladislav Namestnikov is back after missing two games with an undisclosed injury.

December 29: Centre Brayden Point has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. Centre Vladislav Namestnikov is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Centre Cedric Paquette has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

December 31: Centre Vladislav Namestnikov is back after missing one game with an upper-body injury.

Toronto Maple Leafs

December 28: Centre Tyler Bozak is back after missing three games with a lower-body injury.

Vancouver Canucks

December 28: Defenceman Alexander Edler is back after missing 13 games with a fractured finger. Winger Jannik Hansen has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

Washington Capitals

No injury news for Washington this week.

Winnipeg Jets

December 28: Winger Brandon Tanev is back after missing two games with an undisclosed injury.

December 30: Winger Marko Dano has been placed on injured reserve with a leg injury.