Versteeg (groin) will return to the Flames' lineup on Wednesday.
Versteeg has been sidelined by a groin injury since November 3rd, but will get back into the fold tonight in Columbus. With Johnny Gaudreau out, Versteeg will assume a top-6 role on a line with Sean Monahan and Troy Brouwer. Versteeg has registered two goals and two assists (four points) in 12 games this season.
Versteeg is expected to make his Flames’ debut on the top line.
Versteeg signed with the Flames on Tuesday and it looks like he will play with Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan in his debut tonight. Versteeg has a chance to sting the Oilers right away after deciding to sign with their rival instead.
The Flames have reportedly signed Kris Versteeg to a one-year deal worth $950K.
Versteeg was in Oilers’ training camp on a professional tryout, but signed with the Flames one day before they are set to meet in the season opener. Versteeg split his 2015-16 campaign between the Hurricanes and Kings, amassing 15 goals and 23 assists (38 points) across 74 games. The Flames are fairly thin at right wing, so Versteeg could earn himself a top-6 role early in the year.
Versteeg is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury and will not play tonight. There's no word on when Versteeg is expected to be back in the Kings lineup, but he is expected to be back before the playoffs.
Versteeg (lower-body) is listed as day-to-day; questionable to play Monday in Nashville.
Versteeg was injured while blocking a Dennis Seidenberg shot in the Kings’ 2-1 win over the Bruins on Saturday. He is travelling with the team, which is a good sign, but there is no guarantee that he will be in the lineup on Monday. Monitor his status during the morning skate.
The Kings have acquired Kris Versteeg from the Hurricanes for Valentin Zykov and a conditional fifth round pick.
Versteeg won a Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks last season and has picked up 11 goals and 22 assists (33 points) in 63 games with the Hurricanes this season. He’ll have a shot at another Stanley Cup this season as he joins the Kings, where he could find himself in their top-6.
The Hurricanes have acquired Kris Versteeg, Joakim Nordstrom and a 2017 third-round pick for Dennis Robertson, Jake Massie and a 2017 fifth-round pick.
Versteeg had 14 goals and 20 assists (34 points) in 61 games with the Blackhawks last season. He has amassed 275 career points (116G / 159A) in 473 career NHL games between the Blackhawks, Maple Leafs, Flyers and Panthers. This trade should help Versteeg's fantasy value as he will likely land a top six role in Carolina.
Versteeg (lower-body) will travel to Minnesota for Game 3 on Wednesday.
Versteeg has missed the first two gamers of the series wither a lower-body injury, but he is in Minnesota with the team and is expected to take part in the morning skate. He has been replaced by Teuvo Tervainen, who has one goal and one assist in the first two games against Minnesota.
Versteeg is expected to be a healthy scratch in Game 1 of the second round.
Versteeg had one goal in six games during the first round and it looks like he will be a healthy scratch in Game 1 on Friday. With Versteeg likely out, Teuvo Teravainen is expected to get back into the lineup.
The Blackhawks have activated Kris Versteeg (hand) from IR; will play Wednesday.
Versteeg has missed five weeks with a hand injury he suffered in the Winter Classic. He will be back in the lineup tonight, but there is no word yet on which line he will play on. He had been playing with Brad Richards and Patrick Kane prior to the injury and has registered nine goals and 18 assists (27 points) in 34 games this season.
Versteeg (hand) will likely play next Wednesday or Friday.
Versteeg, who has been out since the Winter Classic, returned to practice on Thursday and will need a week of practice before he returns to the lineup. Monitor his status leading up to next Wednesday’s game vs. the Canucks.
Versteeg has been out since he suffered a hand injury in the Winter Classic. He was expected to miss “about one month” so his return to practice this afternoon is a good sign that he is progressing as scheduled. He skated in a no-contact jersey today, so he will need to shed that look before his return is imminent.
Versteeg (hand) will not travel on the team’s upcoming six-game road-trip.
Versteeg has missed the last nine games with a hand injury that he suffered in the Winter Classic. He was expected to miss “about one month”, but he will miss at least one extra week as he wont’t travel out West this week.