Macomb, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Western Illinois football program figures to be improved in 2015, but it will have to be considering the Fighting Leathernecks difficult schedule. Third-year coach Bob Nielson and his squad will face six teams that made the 2014 FCS playoffs as well as the University of Illinois. WIU, which was 5-7 this past season, will play home games against Eastern Illinois (Sept. 3) and Missouri Valley Football Conference opponents Southern Illinois (Oct. 3), South Dakota (Oct. 10), Youngstown State (Oct. 31) and South Dakota State (Nov. 21), a 2014 playoff team. The Illinois game in Champaign is on Sept. 12. 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Warburton replaces Justin Tipuric, one of three changes announced on Tuesday by coach Warren Gatland.Check in throughout the day for the very latest from around the NHL, including injury updates, roster moves, and other breaking news. Anaheim Ducks Forward Emerson Etem and centre William Karlsson were demoted to the Norfolk Admirals (AHL). - Orange County Register Arizona Coyotes Mike Smith will start tonight against Colorado. - Team Twitter Buffalo Sabres Josh Gorges (knee) wore a full-contact jersey at practice today. - Team Twitter Carolina Hurricanes Defenceman Michal Jordan was recalled from the Charlotte Checkers (AHL) and placed defenceman Brett Bellemore on injured reserve with a lower body injury. - Team Release Jordan will play for Carolina on Wednesday and will be paired with Ron Hainsey. - Team Twitter Chris Terry has been assigned to the Checkers for a conditioning stint. - Team Release Colorado Avalanche John Mitchell (leg) wont play tonight against the Coyotes. - Denver Post Reto Berra will start in goal. - Denver Post Alex Tanguay will not return to the lineup tonight. - Denver Post Columbus Blue Jackets Brandon Dubinsky and Mark Letestu skated on the main ice after the morning skate concluded. - Rob Mixer, Columbus Blue Jackets Detroit Red Wings Brendan Smith took part in practice but is doubtful for tomorrows game. - MLive.com Edmonton Oilers Viktor Fasth will start in goal tonight. - Team Twitter Luke Gazdic will make his season debut tonight. - Team Twitter Florida Panthers Derek MacKenzie left practice early because of the flu. - George Richards, Miami Herald Montreal Canadiens The team has recalled Eric Tangradi fromm the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL).dddddddddddd New York Islanders Calvin de Haan and Thomas Hickey both skated at practice after missing last nights game due to illness. - Team Twitter New York Rangers Ryan McDonah practiced with teammates for the first time since suffering a separated shoulder on November 1. - Team Twitter Toronto Maple Leafs Nazem Kadri was replaced in practice on the second power play unit by Joffrey Lupul. Lupul is set to return to Torontos lineup on Wednesday. - Jonas Seigel, TSN Dion Phaneuf is back at practice as missing yesterdays workout with soreness. - Jonas Seigel, TSN St. Louis Blues Jay Bouwmeester wont play tonight. - Team Twitter Brian Elliott will start in goal tonight. - Lou Korac, NHL.com Tampa Bay Lightning Victor Hedman will not play tomorrow but is not ruled out for Saturdays game. - Bryan Burns, Tampa Bay Lightning Vancouver Canucks Defenceman Dan Hamhuis injury is likely to force him to miss months of action. Team is seeking a second opinion. - GM Jim Benning D Andrey Pedan was acquired from the New York Islanders in exchange for F Alexandre Mallet and a 2016 third-round pick. Washington Capitals Brooks Laich and Mike Green will not play on Wednesday. - Alex Prewitt, The Washington Post Alex Ovechkin left practice early for precautionary reasons. - Alex Prewitt, The Washington Post Winnipeg Jets Forward T.J. 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