Brock Boeser missed Friday night’s game with a hand injury and there was a pending MRI according to Jason Botchford. With him out of the lineup, Jake Virtanen started the game with Bo Horvat and Sven Baertschi.
The word after the game is that it’s just a day-to-day thing for Boeser and there’s even a chance he could play for their game Sunday in Dallas.
John Gilmour was called up by the New York Rangers on Friday to help fill out their blue line a bit. As anyone who regularly reads me knows, I don’t delve into prospects, I let the people who know them better educate me in this regard. For those looking to read up on Gilmour, his Dobber Prospects profile is here.
Troy Brouwer will be out of the Flames lineup for the foreseeable future with a facial fracture suffered in Thursday’s win against New Jersey.
While the hit totals remains stout, Brouwer hasn’t done much else in the fantasy game for a couple years now, so I can’t imagine this will impact many in the fantasy game directly. Indirectly, though, this could be good for those hoping Sam Bennett and Mark Jankowski break out of their slumps (they have seven points combined since Christmas): this year, the trio of Bennett-Jankowski-Brouwer are getting absolutely crushed at five-on-five to the tune of a 40.9 percent shot share and 79.9 adjusted shot attempts against per 60 minutes at