Cheechoo’s leg injury not considered serious; listed as day-to-day

Cheechoo was helped off the ice Wednesday night after Colorado defenceman Karlis Skrastins fell on top of him in the goal crease late in the second period of San Jose’s 4-3 win over Colorado. The star forward, who led the NHL with 56 goals last season, didn’t return to the game.

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The Sharks said Cheechoo’s status for Saturday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers is unknown.

Cheechoo, a native of Moose Factory, Ont., has seven goals, eight assists and a team-high 29 penalty minutes in 20 games this season.