Dating ales hemsky
Even before his injury, the 34-year-old forward didn't post a point over seven games, so the Habs likely aren't in a rush to return him, especially since they've basically been eliminated from the playoff pic Hemsky has been doing some light skating, but otherwise has yet to resume practicing, so it shouldn't come as a surprise to see he is not making the trip. 22 against the Rangers, however, since he won't be practicing with the team, his return will likely be after that game (at the earliest).
The veteran winger has been a full participant in practice since last week, but he hasn't played since he sustained a concussion Oct.
He's finally made enough progress to return to practice without contact, but the winger remains without a timetable to return at the moment.
Hemsky didn't have a point in seven games prior to getting hurt, so there's no reason for fantasy owners to wait on him either.
Coach Lindy Ruff said Hemsky would be evaluated for this potentially new injury.