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Scott Darling says he’s close to returning and is waiting to be cleared. (Source: Chip Alexander on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Darling is likely to start once he returns from the injury for the Hurricanes.

Dustin Byfuglien missed his second consecutive game on Tuesday against the Oilers. (Source: Sara Orlesky on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Byfuglien has an upper-body injury and figures to return to action in Thursdays tilt with the Canucks.

Frederik Andersen missed a scheduled start Monday with a lower body injury.

Fantasy Impact: The injury doesn't look to be severed, as Leafs coach Mike Babcock said Andersen should be ready to go when the Leafs host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday.

Stastny, who suffered a lower-bofy injury against the Buffalo Sabres on October 8, could be for as long as two months, per coach Gerrard Gallant. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: Big blow for the summer acquisition and the Golden Knights, whose depth and resilience will be tested even more after a dissapointing start to the season.

Silfverberg scored on a breakaway late in the first period to put his point total to 7 in 6 games. He left the game at 2:43 of the third period with an upper-body injury.

Fantasy Impact: Bad news piling up for the Ducks. On the positive side, captain Ryan Getzlaf could be back earlier than anticipated. The extent of Silfverberg's injury is yet to be disclosed.

Getzlaf's return could come as early as this week after being labeled with 'multiple weeks out'. There's still no exact timeline for his return, but chances are good it can come earlier than expected. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: Good news for Anaheim, who have been suffering injuries left and right since August and just lost Jakob Silvferberg for a yet undisclosed injury Sunday.

Elias Petterson scored his fifth goal of the young season in Vancouver's 3-2 win over the Panthers Saturday.

Fantasy Impact: It wasn't all good news for Petterson, who left the game with a head injury after a vicious hit from Florida's Mike Matheson, who threw Petterson to ice after contact. More is expected to be known about Petterson's health status Sunday. The rookie is off to an good start, so any missed time would be an obvious disappointment. Stash him on the bench until details about his condition emerge.