Anisimov was listed as questionable for tonight's game, but his absence from the morning skate made it clear that Anisimov wouldn't be in the lineup tonight. With Anisimov out, Marcus Kruger skated in the top-6 and Vince Hinostroza will draw into the lineup.
Anisimov missed the last two games of the regular season, but will be in the lineup in Game 1 vs. the Blue. Anisimov had a strong season between the NHL’s leading scorer Patrick Kane and rookie sensation Artemi Panarin, posing 20 goals and 22 assists (42 points) in 77 games.
Anisimov suffered an upper-body injury in the Blackhawks win over the Coyotes on Tuesday. Anisimov is reportedly doing fine but will sit out tonight. Teuvo Teravainen will take his spot between Patrick Kane and Artemi Panarin.
Anisimov (lower-body) will return to the Blackhawks lineup on Friday.
Anisimov missed the last two games with a lower-body injury, but will be back between Artemi Panarin and Patrick Kane on Friday. Anisimov has 19 goals and 19 assists (38 points) in 74 games this season.
Anisimov was a late scratch from Sunday’s game in Vancouver and he will be held out of the lineup for a second straight game on Tuesday. He is listed as day-to-day and the Blackhawks are hopeful that he will return to the lineup on Friday.
Anisimov (tricep) will return to the Blue Jackets lineup on Thursday.
Anisimov has been out with a torn tricep since November 29th, but will slide back into the lineup tonight vs. the Panthers. He will centre the Blue Jackets’ third line between Alexander Wennberg and Josh Anderson. Prior to getting hurt, Anisimov had six points (2G / 4A) in 16 games.
Anisimov skated for the first time since suffering a torn tricep on November 29th in Nashville. The Blue Jackets are starting to get healthy, but he was originally expected to miss 2-3 months, so don’t expect him back for a couple of weeks at least.