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Michalek (upper body) won't play Thursday against the Rangers Craig Morgan of FOX Sports Arizona reports. "He's still not feeling right," coach Dave Tippett said Wednesday. "We'll just wait and see where it goes."

Per the report, it also seems unlikely that Michalek -- who has been the subject of trade rumors -- will suit up Saturday against the Bruins.

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Coach Dave Tippett indicated that Michalek (upper body) is not on the road trip but could join the team later in the week.

Michaek's status for the road trip was questionable coming in, but the latest news rules him out for Monday's game against the Devils and likely for Tuesday's tilt with the Islanders as well. If that is indeed the case, he could still rejoin the team Thursday in New York or Saturday in Boston.

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Michalek (upper body) may not join on the team on its upcoming road trip, which starts Monday in New Jersey and lasts more than a week, reports Sarah McLellan of AZCentral.Michalek's uncertain status is hurting his trade stock as much as the Coyotes' ability to win games, which at this point may be more important to the franchise. The veteran is a known quantity to fantasy owners in leagues where blocked shots are an important commodity.

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Michalek (lower body) remains day-to-day, but he will not play in Saturday's game against the Lightning, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.Michalek at least picked the right time for an injury, with Arizona in a forgiving part of the schedule that includes just two games in a stretch of seven days. Michalek can be considered questionable for Monday's game in New Jersey.

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Michalek suffered a lower body injury and did not travel with the team for Monday's game against the Avalanche, Craig Morgan of FoxSports Airzona reports.Michalek skated for 17:53 worth of ice time in the team's last game Saturday against the Rangers, so the exact nature of when and where the injury occurred are not entirely clear. He's currently listed as day-to-day, and since the Coyotes have four days off after Monday's contest, it's possible he'll be able to return on Saturday against the Lightning.

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Michalek scored his second goal of the season Saturday as the Coyotes were blown out by Ottawa. It was his only shot on net and he was minus-2 while adding a hit and blocked shot.

Michalek may be winding up his time in the desert as the Coyotes continue to flounder and he is a pending free agent after the season. The veteran could draw interest on the trade market as he is still an excellent shot blocker and defensive presence.

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Michalek (upper body) is expected to return to the lineup Tuesday against the Flyers, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Michalek hasn't played since Jan. 17 due to the upper-body injury, but looks to be good to go after returning to practice Monday. The blueliner, who has seven points and a minus-4 rating in 42 games this season, will form a pairing with the more offensive-minded Oliver Ekman-Larsson on Tuesday.

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Michalek (upper body) has been ruled out for Tuesday's game against the Blackhawks.

Michalek's chances of suiting up Tuesday took a hit after he wasn't able to partake in the Coyotes' morning skate. He'll head to the press box for the second straight game while Henrik Samuelsson takes his spot in the lineup.

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Michalek (upper body) will not play Sunday against the Jets.

The Coyotes made a late announcement, stating that Michalek is day-to-day with an upper body injury. The diagnosis is expectedly vague, but Michalek should be considered questionable to play Tuesday in Chicago.

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Michalek (upper body) will play Tuesday against the Sharks, Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic reports.

Michalek will return to action Tuesday after missing the Coyotes' last two games. He figures to reclaim his role as part of Arizona's top defensive pairing alongside Oliver Ekman-Larsson.