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The Weakly Report: 12/17/17-12/23/17

The latest in NHL injury and suspension news.

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Anaheim Ducks

December 18: Left winger Nick Ritchie is back after missing three games with an upper-body injury.

Arizona Coyotes

December 19: Left winger Zac Rinaldo is back after missing two games with an illness.

Boston Bruins

December 18: Centre David Krejci is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

December 21: Centre Colby Cave has been recalled from AHL Providence on an emergency basis. Centre Ryan Spooner is day-to-day with an illness. Centre Riley Nash is day-to-day with an illness. Centre David Krejci has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

December 22: Centre Colby Cave has been reassigned to AHL Providence following his emergency recall.

December 23: Centre Riley Nash is back after missing one game with an illness. Centre Ryan Spooner is back after missing one game with an illness.

Buffalo Sabres

December 19: Centre Jacob Josefson is back after missing nine games with an ankle injury.

December 23: Centre Ryan O’Reilly is day-to-day for personal reasons.

Calgary Flames

December 20: Right winger Jaromir Jagr is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

December 21: Defenceman Travis Hamonic has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

Carolina Hurricanes

No injury news for Carolina this week.

Chicago Blackhawks

December 23: Defenceman Jan Rutta is back after missing three games with an upper-body injury.

Colorado Avalanche

December 17: Defenceman Erik Johnson has been suspended two games for boarding Tampa Bay’s Vladislav Namestnikov.

December 18: Centre Alexander Kerfoot is back after missing three games with a leg injury.

December 22: Defenceman Erik Johnson is back after missing two games with a suspension.

Columbus Blue Jackets

December 20: Defenceman Zach Werenski is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

December 23: Centre Alexander Wennberg has been sidelined indefinitely with an undisclosed injury.

Dallas Stars

No injury news for Dallas this week.

Detroit Red Wings

December 20: Left winger David Booth is back after missing five games with a groin injury. Right winger Justin Abdelkader has been fined $5000 for spearing the Islanders’ Scott Mayfield.

December 22: Centre Luke Glendening has been sidelined indefinitely with a hand injury.

Edmonton Oilers

December 18: Defenceman Adam Larsson is back after missing eight games with an upper-body injury.

December 19: Defenceman Oscar Klefbom has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

December 21: Defenceman Andrej Sekera is back after missing 34 games with a knee injury.

Florida Panthers

December 17: Left winger Denis Malgin is back after missing one game with an upper-body injury.

December 22: Defenceman Ian McCoshen is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

Los Angeles Kings

December 19: Defenceman Christian Folin has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

December 23: Left winger Kyle Clifford is has been placed on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury. Goaltender Jack Campbell has been recalled from AHL Ontario on an emergency basis.

Minnesota Wild

December 17: Defenceman Jared Spurgeon is back after missing nine games with a groin injury.

December 23: Right winger Nino Niederreiter is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Montreal Canadiens

December 18: Defenceman Shea Weber has been sidelined indefinitely with a foot injury.

December 22: Left winger Artturi Lehkonen is back after missing 16 games with a lower-body injury. Defenceman Shea Weber has been placed on injured reserve with a foot injury.

Nashville Predators

December 21: Right winger Craig Smith is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

December 23: Right winger Craig Smith is back after missing one game with a lower-body injury.

New Jersey Devils

December 18: Left winger Taylor Hall is back after missing two games with a knee injury. Right winger Kyle Palmieri is back after missing 12 games with a broken foot.

December 21: Left winger Marcus Johansson is back after missing four games with a bruised ankle. Left winger Jesper Bratt is day-to-day with a foot injury.

December 23: Left winger Jesper Bratt is back after missing one game with a foot injury.

New York Islanders

December 18: Defenceman Calvin de Haan has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. Defenceman Thomas Hickey is back after missing four games with an upper-body injury.

December 20: Left winger Shane Prince has been recalled from his conditioning stint with AHL Bridgeport.

New York Rangers

December 19: Centre Mika Zibanejad is back after missing nine games with a concussion.

December 22: Right winger Jesper Fast has been sidelined indefinitely with a strained quadriceps.

Ottawa Senators

December 18: Right winger Gabriel Dumont is day-to-day with an ankle injury.

December 21: Right winger Gabriel Dumont has been placed on injured reserve with an ankle injury. Defenceman Dion Phaneuf is day-to-day with personal reasons.

December 22: Left winger Zack Smith has been sidelined indefinitely with a shoulder injury. Left winger Bobby Ryan is day-to-day with a finger injury.

December 23: Goaltender Craig Anderson is day-to-day with an illness. Left winger Zack Smith has been placed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

Philadelphia Flyers

December 18: Centre Jori Lehtera is back after missing one game with an illness.

December 20: Left winger Taylor Leier is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

December 23: Left winger Taylor Leier is back after missing two games with an upper-body injury.

Pittsburgh Penguins

December 18: Right winger Patric Hornqvist is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Left winger Tom Kuhnhackl is back after missing four games with an upper-body injury. Left winger Dominik Simon is day-to-day with an illness.

December 21: Right winger Patric Hornqvist is back after missing one game with an upper-body injury. Centre Dominik Simon is back after missing one game with an illness.

December 23: Defenceman Matt Hunwick is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

San Jose Sharks

December 17: Centre Logan Couture is day-to-day with a head injury.

December 18: Centre Logan Couture is day-to-day with a concussion. Right winger Mikkel Boedker is back after missing seven games with an undisclosed injury.

December 23: Defenceman Paul Martin has been recalled from his conditioning stint with AHL San Jose.

St. Louis Blues

December 17: Defenceman Alex Pietrangelo is back after missing four games with a foot injury. Left winger Sammy Blais is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. Centre Kyle Brodziak is back after missing one game with an undisclosed injury.

December 18: Left winger Sammy Blais has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

December 21: Defenceman Carl Gunnarsson is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

December 23: Defenceman Carl Gunnarsson is back after missing one game with an upper-body injury.

Tampa Bay Lightning

December 19: Centre Tyler Johnson is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury. Defenceman Jake Dotchin is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

December 21: Centre Tyler Johnson is back after missing one game with an undisclosed injury. Defenceman Jake Dotchin is back after missing one game with an undisclosed injury. Right winger Ryan Callahan has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

Toronto Maple Leafs

December 17: Defenceman Nikita Zaitsev has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

December 23: Centre Auston Matthews is back after missing one game with an upper-boy injury.

Vancouver Canucks

December 18: Right winger Brock Boeser is day-to-day with a foot injury.

December 19: Defenceman Erik Gudbranson is back after missing 12 games with an upper-body injury.

Vegas Golden Knights

December 17: Defenceman Luca Sbisa is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

December 18: Defenceman Luca Sbisa has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

Washington Capitals

December 19: Right winger TJ Oshie is back after missing six games with an upper-body injury.

Winnipeg Jets

No injury news for Winnipeg this week.