NHL Injury Notes
Chip Alexanders and Jessaca Giglio: The Carolina Hurricanes will be without Jordan Martinook for the next six to eight weeks as he’ll be having surgery to repair a core muscle injury.
Martinook had surgery back on May 21st to repair a core muscle injury.
Julien Gauthier has been recalled by the Hurricanes.
Tracey Myers: The Chicago Blackhawks have activated Connor Murphy from the IR.
Josh Clark: Dallas Stars coach Jim Montgomery said that they expect Corey Perry to return to the lineup at some point during their road trip.
Josh Clark: Coach Montgomery believes that forward Jason Dickinson is close to returning to the lineup.
Perry was being evaluated last night.
No updates on Blake Comeau, Roman Polak and Stephen Johns.
Mark Spector: Edmonton Oilers Josh Archibald remains on the IR even though he appears to be ready to go.
Wes Crosby: Pittsburgh Penguins Patric Hornqvist returns to the lineup.
Honka heading to Finland
Sami Hoffren: Dallas Stars RFA defenseman Julius Honka signed a deal with his hometown JYP in Finland. He has an NHL out and is able to sign elsewhere.
Some interesting NHL numbers from yesterday
Sportsnet Stats: Heading into last night’s games.
Most Consecutive Games Played in #NHL History:
Doug Jarvis – 964
Garry Unger – 914
Steve Larmer – 884
Andrew Cogliano – 830
Keith Yandle – 800*
Patrick Marleau – 788*
Phil Kessel – 776*
Craig Ramsay – 776
Kevin Kurz: If Patrick Marleau doesn’t miss a game, his 1,500 NHL game will be on October 25th in Toronto.
Sportsnet Stats: Marleau became the 13th player in NHL history to score at least one goal in 22 different NHL seasons.
Sportsnet: Blake Wheeler joins Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin as players from the 2004 NHL draft that have recorded 700 career points.
Tom Gulitti: Post power play goals in NHL history.
1. Dave Andreychuk 274
2. Brett Hull 265
3. Teemu Selanne 255
4. Alex Ovechkin 248
5. Luc Robitaille 247
Charlie Roumeliotis: The Chicago Blackhawks home opener last night was their 498th consecutive sellout.