Anisimov (lower-body) will not play Friday vs. the Islanders.
Anisimov was hurt Wednesday vs. the Penguins and despite taking part in the morning skate, Anisimov will sit vs. the Islanders. With Anisimov out, Andrew Desjardins will draw back into the Blackhawks lineup.
Anisimov (upper-body) will return to the Blackhawks lineup on Tuesday.
Anisimov missed the last three games with an upper-body injury, but he will be back between Patrik Kane and Artemi Panarin tonight vs. the Jets. Anisimov has scored 14 goals and 13 assists (27 points) in 32 games this season.
The Blackhawks have placed Artem Anisimov (upper-body) on IR.
Anisimov will miss his third consecutive game on Friday, but head coach Joel Quenneville said he is hopeful that Anisimov will be able to play Tuesday after the Christmas break. His move to IR was simply to create a roster spot to call-up Tanner Kero for Friday’s game.
Anisimov will miss his second straight game with an upper-body injury. With Anisimov out, Jonathan Toews will continue to skate with Patrick Kane and Artem Anisimov and Vince Hinostroza will be in the top six. Anisimov is day-to-day.
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.