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Korpikoski (mouth) won't play Saturday against the Penguins, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Korpikoski skipped Friday's practice due to the persistence of a swollen mouth as the result of a high stick to the face Tuesday. While he remains day-to-day with the issue, Saturday won't be his return date. Tye McGinn will likely continue to dress in his place.

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Korpikoski (mouth) will not play Thursday against the Sabres, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Korpikoski is still dealing with a bit of sensitivity in his mouth after he took a high stick to the area in Tuesday's win over the Red Wings. The Coyotes are labeling the forward as day-to-day, with his next chance to play coming Saturday against the Penguins.

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Korpikoski -- who absorbed a high-stick to the mouth area on Tuesday -- will be re-evaluated as Thursday's game against the Sabres approaches, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Per the report, the high stick left Korpikoski with two-to-three cuts in his mouth area, with a better read on the forward's status for Thursday's contest likely to arrive during the Coyotes' pre-game skate. Korpikoski recorded an assist Tuesday to up his point total for the season to 21 in 69 games, to go along with a minus-27 rating.

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Korpikoski left Tuesday's overtime win over the Red Wings in the third period after getting cut by a high stick, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports. The winger contributed a power-play assist, two PIM, and four shots on goal in his 9:12 of ice time.

Korpikoski remained in the locker room after sustaining the cut, but his injury isn't believed to be a major concern. He appears on track to play Thursday in Buffalo, though his availability may not be verified until the Coyotes conduct their gameday skate.

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Korpikoski (upper body) will play Thursday against the Blackhawks, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Korpikoski checked out fine after practicing Wednesday, so coach Dave Tippett will sign off on the forward's return to the lineup after a one-game absence. He's expected to skate on the Coyotes' third line.

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Korpikoski (upper body) participated in Wednesday's practice, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Korpikoski slotted in on the Coyotes' third line during the session, which bodes well for his availability for Thursday's game against the Blackhawks. Coach Dave Tippett should provide official word on Korpikoski's status after the Coyotes complete their morning skate.

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Coach Dave Tippett said that Korpikoski (upper body) could resume practicing Wednesday, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

After sitting out Monday's loss to the Predators with the injury, Korpikoski was able to get back on the ice for a light skate Tuesday afternoon. He should be viewed as questionable for Thursday's game against the Blackhawks at this time.

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Korpikoski will miss Monday's game against the Predators with an upper-body injury, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

It's a bit unclear where Korpikoski's injury occurred, but it is considered minor and shouldn't be anything long-term. While he won't play Monday, it's quite possible he will be available for the team's next contest Thursday.

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Korpikoski had an assist and five hits Saturday in a 4-2 loss to the Lightning. He took one shot on net and blocked one shot in the game.This was Korpikoski's first point in eight games and brings him to 19 points on the season. The veteran Finn is suffering through a tough season offensively and defensively with a minus-21 rating, but this is as much an indication of what life is like on the Coyotes this year as any change in skill for Korpikoski. Use him as you normally would.

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Korpikoski picked up an assist on the power play Tuesday in a win over Columbus. He added three hits in the game.

Korpikoski is hot of late with points in four straight games bringing him up to 18 points on the season. The 28 year-old could draw some interest as the trade deadline approaches for his solid checking skills.