Stewart (illness) is likely out vs. the Red Wings.
Stewart has been battling the flu as of late and was not on the ice for the Sabres morning skate, so don’t expect him to be in the lineup tonight vs. Detroit. Matt Ellis has been recalled from Rochester (AHL) and will replace Stewart in the lineup.
Stewart (illness) is doubtful for Tuesday’s game vs. Detroit.
Stewart has missed practice for the last few days and is doubtful to play on Tuesday because he is “very sick” according to coach Ted Nolan. If Stewart is unable to go, expect Mikhail Grigorenko to be recalled from Rochester (AHL).
Stewart was a healthy scratch on Tuesday, but will be back in the lineup tonight. His game was criticized heavily, so the Sabres are hoping the healthy scratch will wake him up. He has three goals and one assist in 27 games.
Stewart is expected to serve as a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Stewart has seen his minutes drop significantly over the last two games. He played a season-low 7:48 on Saturday and won’t even play at all tonight vs. Los Angeles. He has just three goals and one assist in 27 games this season.
Stewart (ankle) should be able to play on Tuesday.
Stewart has missed the last 16 games, but should return tonight vs. Detroit. Originally he was expected to miss the rest of the regular season, but it looks like he will be available to suit up for the final few contests.
Stewart (ankle) skated Thursday for the first time since suffering an ankle injury in the second week of March.
Stewart was originally expected to miss the rest of the season, but now the Sabres are saying he will play again before season's end. He will not suit up tonight vs. his former team, but could be back on Sunday vs. the Flyers.
Stewart is likely done for the season with an ankle injury.
Sabres interim head coach Ted Nolan made it sound like Stewart will miss 4-5 weeks which would end his season because the Sabres are not heading to the playoffs. The Sabres were unable to move Stewart at the deadline, so he will likely be back in Buffalo next season unless they move him at the draft. Stewart had no points in his only two games with the Sabres.
Stewart left Thursday's game after suffering a lower-body injury in a collision with Lightning goalie Anders Lindback chasing down the puck for a breakaway late in the game. WIth Stewart out, expect Cory Conacher to make his Sabres debut tonight in Florida. Consider Stewart day-to-day.
The Sabres have traded Ryan Miller and Steve Ott to the Blues for Jaroslav Halak, Chris Stewart prospect William Carrier, a first-round draft pick in 2015 and a third-round draft pick in 2016.
The 6-2, 231-pound Stewart has 15 goals and 11 assists in 58 games for the Blues this season after leading St. Louis last year with 18 goals and 36 points. Stewart, 26, was Colorado's first-round pick (18th overall) in 2006. In six NHL seasons, Stewart has 115 goals and 228 points in 377 games.
Stewart (flu) missed the Blues morning skate but is expected to play tonight.
Stewart told head coach Ken Hitchcock that he thinks he can go tonight. If he can not play Adam Cracknell would enter the lineup. Stewart has struggled to three goals and four assists in 19 games this season.
The St. Louis Blues and forward Chris Stewart avoided arbitration and agreed to terms on a two-year contract worth $8.3 million.
The 25-year-old Stewart was a restricted free agent after leading the team in scoring. He played in all 48 games and had 36 points, including 18 goals. Stewart was scheduled to have an arbitration hearing on Monday that now isn't necessary. Stewart has 100 goals and 202 points in 319 career NHL games, including 48 goals and 89 points in 153 games with the Blues.