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Shane Prince Headshot

Prince was forced to exit the game Tuesday versus New Jersey after suffering an upper body injury, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.

This is certainly unwelcome news for both Prince and the Islanders as the team came into the game shorthanded with only 11 forwards. The Isles are dealing with several injuries to their forward group as Josh Bailey (lower body), Andrew Ladd (upper body), Casey Cizikas (hand), and Nikolay Kulemin (shoulder) are all out of the lineup. Losing Prince is not a huge loss as the third line winger only has six goals in 61 games for the Isles but combine his injury with the others the Isles have suffered and this team may be forced to make moves that they would ordinarily not want to make.
9:19 pm (EST)
Marc Staal Headshot

Staal sustained a lower-body injury in Tuesday night's game against the Flyers and will not return.

Staal was having a fantastic game before departing, as he picked up an apple and skated to a plus-4 rating over 14:09 of ice time. View him as day-to-day until more information comes out from the team.
9:17 pm (EST)
Mason Plumlee Headshot

Plumlee (abdomen) will play a reserve role in Tuesday's game against the Mavericks, Harrison Wind of BSNDenver.com reports.

Plumlee was listed as probable heading into the evening, and will indeed give it a go. Coach Mike Malone indicated during pregame that he may shake up the starting lineup, which has indeed resulted in the big man being replaced by Will Barton. He has averaged 6.0 points, 4.5 rebounds, and 1.4 assists across 17.1 minutes in 22 appearances off the bench this season.
9:04 pm (EST)
Yogi Ferrell Headshot

Ferrell will shift back to a bench role for Tuesday's matchup with the Nuggets, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

The Mavericks are opting to go big against the Nuggets, with Maxi Kleber moving into the starting lineup and Ferrell coming off the bench. That will also allow Ferrell to serve as the Mavericks backup point guard and provide some ball-handling help in the second unit with J.J. Barea (groin) still sidelined. The demotion to the bench could potentially mean less minutes overall for Ferrell.
9:01 pm (EST)
Will Barton Headshot

Barton will get the start at small forward for Tuesday's tilt against the Mavericks, Harrison Wind of BSNDenver.com reports.

Coach Mike Malone hinted during pregame that he may shakeup the starting lineup, and it turns out Barton will be the beneficiary. He has averaged 17.7 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 5.0 assists across a healthy 38.0 minutes in nine starts this season.
8:59 pm (EST)
Maxi Kleber Headshot

Kleber will move into the starting lineup for Tuesday's game against the Nuggets, Harrison Wind of BSN Denver reports.

The Mavericks are going big once again, with Kleber entering the starting five and Yogi Ferrell settling for a bench role. That said, Kleber is no stranger to the starting five and already has 28 previous stints in the top unit, posting averages of 6.3 points and 3.9 rebounds across 20.5 minutes. Despite the promotion, Kleber has limited utility for Tuesday's DFS slate.
8:57 pm (EST)
Skal Labissiere Headshot

Labissiere is dealing with a left shoulder strain and is questionable for Wednesday's game against the Jazz, Jason Jones of the Sacramento Bee reports.

Labissiere drew the start on Monday with Zach Randolph getting the night off for rest, posting seven points, seven rebounds, one assist and one steal across 28 minutes. However, it appears he may have picked up an injury during the contest, which brings his availability into question for Wednesday. According to James Ham of NBC Sports Bay Area, the Kings are going to be resting 2-to-3 veterans each night in order to get the young guys more reps, so Labissiere could be set for more a bigger workload and more stints in the starting five moving forward, making him someone to monitor in season-long leagues. That said, look for another update on Labissiere's injury following the team's morning shootaround.
8:47 pm (EST)
Chris Boucher Headshot

Boucher (knee) is expected to make his G-League debut on Wednesday, Connor Letourneau of the San Francisco Chronicle reports.

Boucher, who inked a two-way contract with the Warriors back in June, has been sidelined up until this point in the season while working back from a torn ACL. However, he's finally made a return to full strength and will get his first in-game action on Wednesday for the team's G-League affiliate. Considering the lengthy absence, Boucher will likely be eased back into the action, so there's a good chance he has some restrictions over the next few weeks. Once on a full workload with his conditioning in order, Boucher could get called up to the big club, though he's not expected to be a part of the regular rotation and can be avoided for fantasy purposes.
8:36 pm (EST)
Jason Garrison Headshot

Garrison was recalled from AHL Chicago on Tuesday.

The Golden Knights currently have three defensemen on injured reserve -- Jon Merrill and Clayton Stoner have undisclosed ailments, and Luca Sbisa's left hand injury is expected to put him on the shelf for 6-to-8 weeks, so Garrison figures to get a shot at redemption after he was waived by the nascent club in late October. The 33-year-old has added four goals, 14 assists and 18 PIM over 31 games with Vegas' minor-league affiliate, in addition to a single helper between four games at hockey's highest level this season.
8:31 pm (EST)
JJ Redick Headshot

An MRI revealed Redick is dealing with bone edema and a small cortical crack in the fibular head of his left leg. He's expected to be reevaluated in 10-to-14 days, Jessica Camerato of NBC Sports Philadelphia reports.

A previous report from Adrian Wojnarowski indicated Redick wasn't facing an extended absence, though this most recent report indicates Redick will miss around two weeks before being reevaluated. That means Redick is slated to sit out the next four games, with his first shot to make a return coming on Jan. 26 against the Spurs. There's a very realistic chance he misses more time than that, so continue to look out for updates as Redick moves through the recovery process. T.J. McConnell and Jerryd Bayless appear to be the likely beneficiaries, though Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot could pick up more minutes on the wing as well.
8:20 pm (EST)
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