NHL Injuries: Coyotes, Bruins, Blue Jackets, Wings, Oilers, Islanders, Pens, Sharks, Lightning, Leafs and Knights
The Arizona Coyotes lose Nick Schmaltz for the season but have him for seven more years.
Nick Schmaltz done of the year

Craig Morgan: Arizona Coyotes forward Nick Schmaltz will miss the remainder of the season with a knee injury.

Charlie McAvoy to return to the ice today

Ty Anderson: Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy is expected to skate today.

Blue Jackets lose two last night

Brian Hedger: Columbus Blue Jackets Markus Hannikainen (upper-body) and Brandon Dubinsky (lower-body) left last night’s game early.

Brian Hedger: After the game, it didn’t look like Dubinsky was wearing a walking boot or brace.

Mike Green could return on the weekend

Helene St. James: Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said that defenseman Mike Green could be a possibility for their game on Saturday.

Oilers lose Alex Petrovic

Edmonton Oilers: Defenseman Alex Petrovic left last night’s game early.

Thomas Hickey close

Brian Compton: New York Islanders coach Barry Trotz said that defenseman Thomas Hickey is “getting closer and closer.”

No update on Patric Hornqvist and Zach Aston-Reese

Wes Crosby: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan didn’t have an update on forwards Patric Hornqvist or Zach Aston-Reese. Sullivan got the sense that Aston-Reese could be out of the lineup for “a little while.”

Justin Braun skates

Kevin Kurz: San Jose Sharks defenseman Justin Braun was on the ice yesterday. He has been out with a knee injury.

Ryan Callahan day-to-day

Bryan Burns: Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper said that forward Ryan Callahan “aggravated something” and is listed as day-to-day.

Zach Hyman to return

Kevin McGran: Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said that forward Zach Hyman should be able to return for their next game on Thursday.

Reilly Smith to the IR

Jesse Granger: The Vegas Golden Knights put forward Reilly Smith on the IR. He’ll be out for at least Thursday’s and Saturday’s game.

Danny Webster: Both Smith and defenseman Colin Miller weren’t on the ice yesterday.