Stillman sustained an upper-body injury versus the Canadiens on Saturday that will keep him out for Monday's matchup with St. Louis, Louie Korac of NHL.com reports.
Stillman remains stuck in an eight-game pointless streak during which he has recorded a mere four shots, seven PIM and 15 hits while averaging 16:24 of ice time. With Stillman unavailable, Mark Pysyk will slot back onto the blue line while Aleksi Saarela comes down from the press box.
Stillman picked up an assist and three hits in Wednesday's 4-1 win over the Ducks.
Stillman set up Vincent Trocheck for the go-ahead goal at 10:50 of the second period. The 21-year-old defenseman entered Wednesday on a 13-game point drought, during which he amassed 28 blocked shots, 27 hits and 16 shots on goal. Stillman is at five helpers, 44 hits and 49 blocks through 26 appearances this year.
Florida recalled Stillman from AHL Springfield on Thursday.
The Panthers sent Stillman to the AHL on Jan. 22 so he could continue to see regular game action during the NHL's All-Star break, but he was always expected to be back with the big club following its hiatus. He'll return to his role skating on Florida's second pairing for Saturday's matchup with Montreal.
Stillman was sent down to AHL Springfield on Wednesday.
The move will allow Stillman to continue playing for the Thunderbirds while the Panthers are off until Feb. 1 versus Montreal due to the bye week and All-Star break. Considering Stillman has appeared in all 13 games since his recall from the minors, in which he averaged 20:25 of ice time, he should be considered a near lock to return to the 23-man roster ahead of the matchup with the Habs.
Stillman posted an assist, three blocked shots, two hits and a plus-2 rating in Sunday's 8-4 win over the Maple Leafs.
Stillman has four assists this season, all coming in the last six games. The 21-year-old blueliner has added 20 blocks, 14 hits and 19 shots on goal through 12 contests.
Stillman picked up his second assist in three games in Sunday's 4-1 win over the Penguins.
After being called up to the NHL on Dec. 27, Stillman has been seeing big minutes with Mike Matheson on the second pairing. He has two points and 11 shots on goal while averaging 20:01 in the six games since his call-up.
The Panthers promoted Stillman from their AHL affiliate Friday.
Aaron Ekblad is dealing with an undisclosed injury, so Stillman could draw into the lineup immediately Saturday against Detroit. The 21-year-old rearguard has notched six points while posting a minus-8 rating in 25 games with AHL Springfield this season.
Stillman was demoted to AHL Springfield on Monday.
Stillman was up with the big club in order to serve as an emergency depth option for Sunday's matchup with Buffalo, but ended up just watching from the press box. If MacKenzie Weegar (face) remains sidelined against Washington on Wednesday, Stillman could find himself making the trip up from the minors once again to serve in a similar role.
The Panthers called up Stillman from AHL Springfield on Sunday.
The 21-year-old has already appeared in three games with the Panthers this season, so he could be entering the lineup as early as Sunday against the Sabres. Stillman has registered just two points in 13 games with AHL Springfield, and just registered his first goal of the season in Saturday's overtime win over Providence.
Stillman was reassigned to AHL Springfield on Tuesday, David Work of WPLG Local 10 News reports.
Stillman appeared in three games this season, in which he registered seven shots, four blocks and five PIM. The blueliner's demotion is a good indication that Mike Matheson will be available versus Washington on Thursday. This is unlikely to be the last time Stillman suits up in the NHL this season, but he should spend the bulk of the year with the Thunderbirds.
Stillman finished Thursday's 6-5 shootout loss to Calgary with a minus-3 rating.
It was only Stillman's second game in the NHL after h made his debut last season. With Mike Matheson out with an undisclosed injury for the next 10-14 days, Stillman has to get his legs under him quick. He will likely be playing in the Cats' next five games at a minimum.
The Panthers recalled Stillman from AHL Springfield on Wednesday, David Dwork of WPLG Local 10 News reports.
Since Aaron Ekblad missed Tuesday's game against the Penguins with an illness, Stillman will join the Panthers for the beginning of their four-game road trip starting Thursday in Calgary. Stillman will likely be returned to the bus league once Ekblad's healthy.
Stillman was reassigned to AHL Springfield on Friday.
Stillman has played in just one game so far this season, tallying two PIM, one shot and five hits while logging 11:22 of ice time in his NHL debut. The Ontario native figures to find himself moving between leagues frequently for the rest of the season and will no doubt be added to the roster full-time if the team qualifies for the playoffs.
Stillman was promoted from AHL Springfield on Tuesday.
Stillman was promoted under emergency conditions due to the injury to Mike Matheson (lower body), so he won't count against the four recall limit. The 20-year-old Stillman is unlikely to suit up versus the Coyotes on Tuesday and figures to serve as a depth option. In 46 minor-league contests with the Thunderbirds, the blueliner notched three goals, eight assists and 41 PIM.
Stillman is set to turn pro with AHL Springfield this year, the Sun-Sentinel reports.
The Panthers, who lack organizational depth on the blue line, selected Stillman in the fourth round (114th overall) of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. He's best recognized for his service time in the OHL having posted 22 goals, 66 assists and 230 PIM over 195 games between Oshawa and Hamilton. Stillman will produce the occasional point, but he doesn't project to evolve into the type of NHL defenseman who joins the rush very often, thus limiting his appeal in fantasy games.
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