Look for Jan Hejda to sign a professional tryout contract with the Lake Erie Monsters on Sunday.
The Chicago Blackhawks handed defenseman Jan Hejda a professional tryout contract, according to the Columbus Dispatch's Aaron Portzline.
The Colorado Avalanche are unlikely to re-sign pending unrestricted free-agent Jan Hejda.
Jan Hejda will play for the Czech Republic at the World Championship.
"Quite a few general managers" have asked about the availability of Jan Hejda, according to Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic.
Jan Hejda is expected to play Friday after missing Sunday's game with a knee injury.
Jan Hejda is day-to-day with a knee injury.
It had been 88 games spread over 390 days since Jan Hejda last tasted the sweet euphoria of scoring an NHL goal when he tied Thursday's game at three.
Colorado wants to reduce the number of shots their goalies face.
Jan Hejda contributed two assists in Colorado's 3-2 shootout loss to San Jose on Tuesday night.
Jan Hejda played in Colorado's opening round series against Minnesota with two broken fingers and a pin in his thumb.
Jan Hejda, who had such a great first half of the 2013-14 season, is not a sure bet to return to Denver for the 2014-15 campaign.
Jan Hejda (upper body) took part in Wednesday's practice.
Jan Hejda (upper body) didn't participate in Tuesday's practice.