December 1, 2017 / 12:55 AM / a year ago

National Hockey League roundup

(The Sports Xchange) - The Anaheim Ducks acquired former 30-goal scorer Adam Henrique, fellow center Joseph Blandisi and a third-round pick in the 2018 draft from the New Jersey Devils on Thursday for defenseman Sami Vatanen and a conditional draft pick.

FILE PHOTO: Nov 20, 2017; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Former New Jersey Devils forward Adam Henrique (14) celebrates his goal with teammates during the first period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports

Henrique, who scored a career-high 30 goals in 2015-16, has four goals and 10 assists in 24 games this season.

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Vancouver Canucks forward Derek Dorsett will not return to the active roster due to health risks associated with playing.

Dorsett underwent cervical disc herniation surgery in December 2016. The 30-year-old Saskatchewan native was medically cleared to start the 2017-18 season, but stiffness in the neck and back persisted.

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The Nashville Predators recalled Anders Lindback from Milwaukee and assigned fellow goaltender Juuse Saros to the AHL affiliate.

Lindback has an AHL-leading 11 wins to go along with a 2.32 goals-against average and .925 save percentage in 15 games this season for the Admirals.

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The Vegas Golden Knights activated defenseman Luca Sbisa off injured reserve after he missed seven games with a lower-body injury.

The expansion club also placed forwards David Perron and William Carrier on injured reserve.

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The Edmonton Oilers placed Cam Talbot on injured reserve Thursday and recalled fellow goaltender Nick Ellis from AHL Bakersfield.

Coach Todd McLellan told reporters that Talbot “tweaked something” during Tuesday’s 3-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes. The 30-year-old Talbot, who sat out practice with an upper-body injury on Wednesday, will miss at least the Oilers’ next two games.

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