Colorado Avalanche Player News: Last 24 hours, Centers

News: Jost (undisclosed) will not be in the lineup against the Sharks on Thursday, Rick Sadowski of reports.
Impact: With J.T. Compher (upper body) coming off injured reserve, you have to imagine Jost will find himself tagged for IR sooner rather than later. The team has not released a lot of details regarding the nature of the 19-year-old's ailment. If he is out long term, it would be the second lengthy absence of the year for the Alberta native, as he was sidelined for 14 games due to a lower-body malady earlier in the season.
News: Jost is dealing with an unspecified injury that could cost him some time, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Impact: The Avalanche don't play until Thursday, which should afford the team ample time to reevaluate the prized rookie. Of course, Sven Andrighetto (leg) is also injured, necessitating a call-up for Dominic Toninato. Jost has shown flashes of his potential on the way to three goals and five helpers over 27 games. He's day-to-day by default until more is known about his ailment.
News: Tonintao was recalled from the minors Tuesday, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Impact: The University of Minnesota-Duluth product has appeared in eight games with the parent club, with a single assist representing the rookie's point total over that span. He'll provide the Avalanche with depth in the wake of a leg injury to Sven Andrighetto.
News: Compher (upper body) will play Thursday night's game against the Sharks, Mike Chambers of The Denver Post reports.
Impact: Compher will need to be formally activated from the injured reserve list before he reenters the lineup Thursday, but there's no reason to think that he won't be able to suit up following a five-game absence. The Illinois native had found twine three times in the five games before going down with the injury, so he'll look to pick up where he left off with an Avalanche team that has won seven straight contests.