GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The Phoenix Coyotes blocked a season-high 30 shots in Saturday's 2-1 win against the Dallas Stars, but one of them came at a price.
Defenseman Zbynek Michalek, who recorded eight of his 68 blocked shots Saturday, took one off the skate boot during a 5-on-3 Dallas power play and limped off in pain. He didn't practice Monday, skated briefly Tuesday morning and is questionable for Tuesday night's battle with the Los Angeles Kings at Jobing.com Arena.
The Coyotes recalled Chris Summers from Portland of the American Hockey League and he will play if Michalek can't go. Defenseman David Schlemko, out since January with a shoulder injury, is close to returning but not ready yet, according to coach Dave Tippett.
The Coyotes might get back Matthew Lombardi, who missed the win over the Stars. He took part in the early part of the skate and will be a game-time decision. Either way it's a good bet that Portland call-up Rob Klinkhammer will stay in the lineup after his first NHL goal proved to be the game-winner against the Stars.
Mike Smith, off his best game in over a week, is back in goal for his 17th start in the past 18 games.
Mikkel Bodeker -- Martin Hanzal -- Lauri Korpikoski
Steve Sullivan -- Antoine Vermette -- Shane Doan
Rob Klinkhammer-- Boyd Gordon -- David Moss
Raffi Torres -- Kyle Chipchura -- Nick Johnson/Matthew Lombardi
Keith Yandle – Derek Morris
Rostislav Klesla – Oliver Ekman-Larsson
Michael Stone –Chris Summers
Scratches: Paul Bissonnette
Injured: David Schlemko (shoulder), Radim Vrbata (foot), Zbynek Michalek (foot), Matthew Lombardi (upper body)
Dustin Brown – Anze Kopitar – Justin Williams
Dustin Penner – Mike Richards – Jeff Carter
Dwight King – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis
Kyle Clifford – Colin Fraser – Jordan Nolan
Jake Muzzin – Drew Doughty
Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov
Alec Martinez – Keaton Ellerby
Scratched: Brad Richardson, Davis Drewiske, Tyler Toffoli
Injured: Matt Greene (back), Willie Mitchell (knee)