News: Kevin Bieksa is expected to miss 6-8 weeks following hand surgery, Sportsnet's Dan Murphy reports. Analysis: Per The Province, Kevin Bieksa -- who absorbed a Victor Hedman shot this past Tuesday -- required surgery to repair several fractures in his broken left hand and will thus miss a significant chunk of time.
News: The Stars have recalled Jyrki Jokipakka from AHL Texas, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports. Analysis: As was fellow blueliner Jamie Oleksiak, which gives the Stars some added blue line depth after the NHL All-Star break, with Trevor Daley dealing with an undisclosed injury.
News: The Stars have recalled Jamie Oleksiak from AHL Texas, Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News reports. Analysis: Jamie Oleksiak, who has notched eight points in 31 games with Dallas to date, returns to the big club after a brief AHL stint during the NHL All-Star break.
News: The Flames have recalled David Wolf from AHL Adirondack, the team's official site reports. Analysis: The 6-2, 216-pounder has recorded 21 points and 68 PIM in 35 games for Adirondack to date. The 25-year-old has yet to suit up for an NHL regular season game to date, but he's up now to bolster the Flames' forward depth, along with fellow recall Sven Baertschi.
News: Kris Versteeg (hand) was placed on long-term injured reserve Sunday, ESPN Chicago reports. Analysis: Kris Versteeg has been out with the fractured hand since Jan. 1 and doesn't appear to be close to a return just yet. Forward Dennis Rasmussen was recalled from AHL Rockford in a corresponding move.
News: The Flames have recalled Tyler Wotherspoon from AHL Adirondack, the team's official site reports. Analysis: Tyler Wotherspoon returns to the big club's depth blueliner mix after a brief stint back in the AHL during the NHL's All-Star break.
News: The Flames have recalled Sven Baertschi from AHL Adirondack, the team's official site reports. Analysis: Sven Baertschi -- who was sent to Adirondack (where he has recorded 17 points in 28 games) back in December -- has notched three helpers in 14 games with the big club to date. He'll bolster the Flames' depth at left wing following the team's return from the NHL's All-Star break.
News: The Kings have placed Mike Richards on waivers, TSN.ca reports. Analysis: Other NHL teams have 24 hours in which to place a claim on Mike Richards, who carries a salary cap hit of $5.75 million for the next seasons. Per the report, if Richards -- who has recorded 15 points in 47 games for the Kings to date -- goes unclaimed, he would then be assigned to AHL Manchester.
News: The Blue Jackets have recalled Anton Forsberg from AHL Springfield, the team's official site reports. Analysis: Anton Forsberg is on an emergency recall, but with fellow goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky expected to be sidelined four-to-six weeks, it looks like he's in for an extended stint with the big club, working in tandem with Curtis McElhinney.
News: The Blue Jackets have recalled Josh Anderson from AHL Springfield, the team's official site reports. Analysis: The Blue Jackets assigned Josh Anderson to Springfield during the NHL All-Star break, but he's back with the big club again, having recorded zero points and two PIM in four NHL games to date.