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The Weakly Report: 3/28/21-4/3/21

The latest in NHL injury and suspension news. All information from SportsForecaster.com.

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Anaheim Ducks

March 28: Defenceman Jamie Drysdale is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Goaltender John Gibson is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

March 29: Defenceman Jamie Drysdale is back after missing one game with an upper-body injury. Left winger Rickard Rakell is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

April 1: Right winger Alexander Volkov is back after missing three games due to COVID-19 precautions. Centre Sam Steel has been placed on injured reserve with an undisclosed injury.

April 2: Left winger Rickard Rakell has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. Goaltender John Gibson has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

Arizona Coyotes

No injury news for Arizona this week.

Boston Bruins

March 28: Right winger Karson Kuhlman is back after missing one game with a left hand injury.

March 30: Defenceman Brandon Carlo is back after missing 10 games with an upper-body injury. Left winger Brad Marchand is back after missing two games due to COVID-19 precautions.

March 31: Centre Sean Kuraly is back after missing five games due to COVID-19 precautions.

April 2: Defenceman Brandon Carlo is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

April 3: Centre Sean Kuraly is back after missing six games due to COVID-19 precautions. Goaltender Tuukka Rask has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury. Defenceman Brandon Carlo has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

Buffalo Sabres

March 29: Defenceman Jacob Bryson is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury. Left winger Tobias Rieder is back after missing four games with an upper-body injury. Right winger Tage Thompson is back after missing three games with an illness.

March 31: Centre Dylan Cozens is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Defenceman Jacob Bryson is back after missing one game with an undisclosed injury.

April 1: Left winger Rasmus Asplund is back after missing four games with an upper-body injury. Centre Curtis Lazar has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

Calgary Flames

April 2: Centre Mikael Backlund is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

Carolina Hurricanes

March 30: Centre Vincent Trocheck is back after missing eight games with an upper-body injury.

April 1: Goaltender Petr Mrazek has been reassigned to AHL Chicago for conditioning purposes.

April 2: Goaltender Petr Mrazek has been recalled from his conditioning stint with AHL Charlotte.

Chicago Blackhawks

March 28: Centre Dylan Strome is day-to-day for personal reasons.

March 30: Centre Dylan Strome is back after missing one game for personal reasons.

April 2: Right winger Brandon Hagel is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions.

April 3: Left winger Vinnie Hinostroza has been placed on the non-roster list due to COVID-19 precautions.

Colorado Avalanche

April 1: Centre Nathan MacKinnon has been fined $5000 for unsportsmanlike conduct against Arizona’s Conor Garland.

April 2: Left winger Valeri Nichushkin is day-to-day with an upper-body injury. Right winger Logan O’Connor has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

April 3: Left winger Valeri Nichushkin is back after missing one game with an upper-body injury.

Columbus Blue Jackets

March 31: Left winger Oliver Bjorkstrand is day-to-day with an illness.

April 1: Goaltender Joonas Korpisalo is back after missing three games with a lower-body injury.

Dallas Stars

March 28: Centre Roope Hintz is back after missing one game with a lower-body injury.

March 30: Defenceman Andrej Sekera is day-to-day for personal reasons.

April 1: Defenceman Andrej Sekera is back after missing one game for personal reasons.

April 3: Centre Roope Hintz is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. Defenceman Joel Hanley is day-to-day with a lower-body injury. Goaltender Anton Khudobin has been placed on the non-roster list due to COVID-19 precautions.

Detroit Red Wings

March 29: Left winger Bobby Ryan is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

March 30: Goaltender Jonathan Bernier has been placed on injured reserve with a leg injury.

Edmonton Oilers

March 31: Centre Connor McDavid has been fined $5000 for elbowing Montreal’s Jesperi Kotkaniemi.

April 2: Goaltender Alex Stalock is back after missing 32 games with an upper-body injury.

Florida Panthers

March 29: Defenceman Aaron Ekblad will miss the remainder of the regular season with a fractured left leg.

March 30: Defenceman Aaron Ekblad has been placed on injured reserve with a fractured left leg.

March 31: Right winger Anthony Duclair has been placed on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.

April 3: Right winger Patric Hornqvist is back after missing four games with an undisclosed injury. Centre Aleksander Barkov is back after missing six games with a lower-body injury.

Los Angeles Kings

March 28: Left winger Brendan Lemieux has been placed on the non-roster list due to COVID-19 precautions.

March 31: Defenceman Olli Maatta has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

April 3: Defenceman Matt Roy has been placed on the non-roster list due to COVID-19 precautions. Defenceman Tobias Bjornfot is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

Minnesota Wild

March 28: Right winger Kyle Rau has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

March 31: Right winger Kyle Rau is back after missing eight games with an upper-body injury.

April 3: Left winger Zach Parise is back after missing five games due to COVID-19 precautions. Right winger Mats Zuccarello is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Montreal Canadiens

March 29: Centre Jesperi Kotkaniemi has been activated from the COVID-19 list.

March 30: Right winger Joel Armia has been placed on the non-roster list due to COVID-19 precautions. Centre Eric Staal has been placed on the non-roster list due to COVID-19 precautions.

April 3: Right winger Tyler Toffoli is back after missing three games with a lower-body injury.

Nashville Predators

March 28: Defenceman Matt Benning is back after missing one game with an upper-body injury. Goaltender Juuse Saros is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

March 30: Goaltender Juuse Saros is back after missing one game with an undisclosed injury.

April 3: Defenceman Alexandre Carrier has been sidelined indefinitely with a lower-body injury. Defenceman Mark Borowiecki has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

New Jersey Devils

No injury news for New Jersey this week.

New York Islanders

March 31: Goaltender Cory Schneider has been reassigned to AHL Bridgeport for conditioning purposes.

April 3: Goaltender Cory Schneider has been recalled from his conditioning stint with AHL Bridgeport.

New York Rangers

April 2: Centre Brett Howden is back after missing six games due to COVID-19 precautions.

Ottawa Senators

March 28: Centre Artem Anisimov is back after missing seven games with an upper-body injury.

April 1: Goaltender Matt Murray is back after missing six games with an upper-body injury. Defenceman Jacob Bernard-Docker has been placed on the non-roster list due to COVID-19 precautions. Centre Shane Pinto has been placed on the non-roster list due to COVID-19 precautions.

April 2: Left winger Micheal Haley will miss the remainder of the regular season with a groin injury. Centre Colin White is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

April 3: Centre Colin White has been placed on injured reserve with an upper-body injury.

Philadelphia Flyers

No injury news for Philadelphia this week.

Pittsburgh Penguins

March 28: Centre Mark Jankowski is back after missing one game due to COVID-19 precautions.

March 29: Left winger Jeff Zucker is back after missing 18 games with a lower-body injury.

March 31: Goaltender Tristan Jarry is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

April 1: Right winger Brandon Tanev is back after missing six games with an upper-body injury.

San Jose Sharks

No injury news for San Jose this week.

St. Louis Blues

March 28: Defenceman Vince Dunn is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

April 2: Defenceman Vince Dunn is back after missing one game with a lower-game with a lower-body injury. Centre Ivan Barbashev is back after missing 18 games with an ankle injury.

Tampa Bay Lightning

March 31: Defenceman Jan Rutta is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

April 1: Defenceman Ryan McDonagh is back after missing four games with a lower-body injury. Defenceman Jan Rutta has been placed on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.

April 2: Centre Mitchell Stephens has been reassigned to AHL Syracuse for conditioning purposes.

Toronto Maple Leafs

No injury news for Toronto this week.

Vancouver Canucks

March 30: Right winger Travis Boyd is back after missing one game due to COVID-19 precautions. Right winger Adam Gaudette is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Right winger Jake Virtanen is day-to-day with an illness.

March 31: Right winger Adam Gaudette has been placed on the non-roster list due to COVID-19 precautions.

April 1: Defenceman Travis Hamonic is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions.

April 2: Defenceman Quinn Hughes is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Defenceman Alexander Edler is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Goaltender Braden Holtby is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Right winger Zack MacEwen is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Left winger Antoine Roussel is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions.

April 3: Right winger Travis Boyd is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Goaltender Thatcher Demko is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Right winger Jayce Hawryluk is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Centre Bo Horvat is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Left winger Tyler Motte is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Defenceman Tyler Myers is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions. Centre Brandon Sutter is day-to-day due to COVID-19 precautions.

Vegas Golden Knights

March 29: Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

March 31: Defenceman Alex Pietrangelo is back after missing 12 games with a hand injury. Goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury is back after missing one game with an undisclosed injury. Right winger Ryan Reaves is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

April 1: Centre Chandler Stephenson has been suspended three games for elbowing Los Angeles’ Tobias Bjornfot. Defenceman Zach Whitecloud is day-to-day with an undisclosed injury.

Washington Capitals

March 30: Centre Lars Eller is back after missing seven games with a lower-body injury.

Winnipeg Jets

No injury news for Winnipeg this week.