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According to the AHL website, the Florida Panthers have recalled goaltender Harri Sateri.

This is just insurance for Robert Luongo who is day-to-day with a hand injury. The 27-year-old Sateri has yet to appear in a NHL game.
Source: AHL Website
Oct 21 - 1:42 PM

Antti Raanta has resumed skating for the first time since suffering a muscle strain.

Raanta hasn't skated since suffering his injury on October 12th against the Detroit Red Wings. He won't be worth rostering even when he returns from his injury.
Oct 21 - 1:05 PM

Jakob Chychrun is skating today for the first time since undergoing knee surgery in August.

Chychrun was injured during off-season training. He had 20 points in 68 NHL games last season but won't likely have any fantasy value when he returns from his lengthy absence. According to GM John Chayka, there is still no timetable for his return.
Oct 21 - 1:02 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers have confirmed that Brian Elliott will start in goal against the Edmonton Oilers.

Elliott went 0-3-1 against the Oilers last season while a member of the Flames organization. Hopefully the change of scenery will help Elliott improve his game against Edmonton.
Oct 21 - 12:45 PM

The Philadelphia Flyers have made Brandon Manning their lone healthy scratch for their afternoon tilt against the Edmonton Oilers.

Joining Manning in the press box will be Jordan Weal and Taylor Leier who are both battling their respective injuries.
Oct 21 - 12:41 PM

It appears Taylor Leier will not be in the lineup this afternoon when the Flyers take on the Oilers.

Leier didn't practice on Friday and is battling an undisclosed injury. He has one assist in seven games this season. It appears Jori Lethera will take his place in the lineup.
Oct 21 - 12:39 PM

Jordan Weal is not out with his teammates for warmups, indicating he will not play this afternoon against the Oilers.

Weal is battling an upper-body injury that has now cost him two games. He has four points in six games this season. It appears Matt Read will take his place in the lineup.
Oct 21 - 12:36 PM

Wayne Simmonds is currently on the ice for pre-game warmups with his teammates, indicating he will play this afternoon against the Oilers.

Simmonds took off Friday's practice for maintenance purposes. Despite battling a lower-body injury, he has yet to miss a game this season. He has five goals and seven points in seven games this season.
Oct 21 - 12:34 PM

The New York Rangers have announced that Nick Holden will be taking Adam Cracknell's spot in the lineup for this afternoon's game against the Predators.

It looks like the Rangers will be rolling with seven defensemen and 11 forwards. Joining Cracknell in the press box will be Steven Kampfer and Paul Carey.
Oct 21 - 12:31 PM

The Boston Bruins have recalled Rob O'Gara from the AHL on Saturday.

O'Gara is a former 5th round pick with three career NHL games under his belt. He has no fantasy upside moving forward.
Oct 21 - 12:27 PM

The Nashville Predators have decided to go against inserting Samuel Girard back into the lineup for their afternoon game against the New York Rangers.

Joining Girard in the press box will be Anthony Bitetto and Pontus Aberg. Despite picking up three points in three games this season, Girard will sit for the 3rd straight game and 5th time this season.
Oct 21 - 12:17 PM

The Edmonton Oilers will start Cam Talbot for their Saturday afternoon game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

It will be Talbot's 6th start of the season, and he will try to establish consecutive wins for the first time this season. He is 4-2-0 in 6 career games against the Flyers, posting an impressive 1.34 goals against average and .934 save percentage. Fire him up in every format.
Oct 21 - 12:12 PM

Juuse Saros will start Saturday afternoon against the Rangers.

Saros has made just one other appearance this season and it was a 4-0 loss to Pittsburgh back on Oct. 7. Adjust your lineup accordingly.
Oct 21 - 12:06 PM

Sabres head coach Phil Housley benched Kyle Okposo during Friday night's game against the Canucks.

Okposo got just 11 seconds of ice time during the final 12:23 of the second period and he got just a single shift in the third frame. "I've just got to play better. Plain and simple," said Okposo. "I haven't really liked my game up to this point. I seem to be thinking a lot. I've just got to settle down and make some plays. I've played in this league a long time. I know I can do it. I can make some plays, and I've got to go out there and prove it." He has no goals, one assist and a minus-7 rating in six games this season.
Oct 21 - 11:50 AM

Patrik Nemeth (lower body) is not expected to miss any time.

He was injured in Thursday's game, but it doesn't appear to be serious. Nemeth has three assists and a plus-7 rating in seven games this season.
Source: Denver Post
Oct 21 - 11:36 AM



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