Canucks forward Daniel Sedin will not travel to Los Angeles for Game 3 of the Western Conference quarterfinal series Sunday night against the Kings.
Vancouver Canucks right wing Byron Bitz was suspended two games for a hard hit Wednesday night on Los Angeles Kings left wing Kyle Clifford, the league announced Thursday.
The Vancouver Canucks were without leading goal scorer Daniel Sedin in a loss to the Los Angeles Kings on Wednesday night in Game 1 of their first-round Western Conference playoff series.
Los Angeles Kings forward Brad Richardson is out indefinitely after undergoing an emergency appendectomy, the Kings announced following practice Tuesday.
Kings forward Jeff Carter returned to practice Monday and said he will be ready for Game 1 against the Canucks.
In a bid to drum up more offense on a team that ranks last in the NHL in scoring, the Anaheim Ducks on Monday claimed left wing Niklas Hagman on re-entry waivers from the Calgary Flames.
The Los Angeles Kings placed struggling left wing Dustin Penner on injured reserve Sunday with a hand injury.
The Anaheim Ducks suffered another significant injury Friday night when defenseman Lubomir Visnovsky broke a finger on his right hand. He'll be out likely four weeks.
Colin Fraser is expected to be activated from injured reserve before Thursday's game against visiting Vancouver Canucks, replacing fellow wing Scott Parse on the roster.
The NHL announced Tuesday that Ducks left wing Jean-Francois Jacques has been suspended for the rest of the preseason and the first five regular-season games.