Matt Porter: Boston Bruins coach Jim Montgomery stated that defenseman Charlie McAvoy is still examining some boxes however included that he’ll be playing within a week.
Montgomery wouldn’t verify or reject if McAvoy would remain in the lineup tonight.
- Puck Pedia: “For McAvoy to be activated off LTIR, #NHLBruins need to clear $3.2375M; they have $6.26M of space now & McAvoy is $9.5M Cap Hit. If Reilly clears waivers & is sent down that’s $1.125M, so they’ll need to clear another $2.11M.”
- Ty Anderson: “If Reilly is claimed, Bruins can squeak under cap and activate McAvoy. If Reilly goes unclaimed, moving Forbort to LTIR will be next step. Kicking can down the road, essentially.”
Ansar Khan: Detroit Red Wings forward David Perron had an upkeep day the other day however will have the ability to play tonight. Forward Oskar Sundqvist will be going back to the lineup tonight, providing 12 healthy forwards.
Detroit Red Wings: Forward Matt Luff will have surgical treatment today and will be out for 10-12 weeks.
Edmonton Oilers: Forward Evander Kane will be out 3 to months and has actually been used the LTIR.
Evander Kane: Statement the other day:
“Thank you all for the kind wishes and prayers from over the past several hours. Obviously last night was an extremely scary moment for me and I’m still in a little bit of shock. I would like to thank the entire training staff of the Edmonton Oilers and Tampa Bay Lightning, along with all the doctors and paramedics who rushed to help treat and repair my injury. Without all of you I know things would’ve been much worse and I’m sincerely grateful. I won’t be back next game, but I will be back and I look forward to being back on the ice playing the game I love alongside my teammates in front of our great fans.”
Vince Z. Mercogliano: New York Rangers defenseman Jacob Trouba was provided another upkeep day. Coach Gerard Gallant confessed that Trouba is handling “nagging injuries.”
Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators defenseman Artem Zub won’t take a trip with the group to begin their trip.
Pens Inside Scoop: Pittsburgh Penguins forward Teddy Blueger was not prepared to return last night.
St. Louis Blues: The Blues have actually put forward Logan Brown on the IR with an upper-body injury.
David Alter: Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Matt Murray stated that he’s feeling much better every day and is everyday now. There is no timeline for his return yet.
Jonas Siegel: Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe stated they’d been targeting this weekend for Murray to return and included “I think it remains an option here at this point.” It will depend on Murray and the medical professionals if he’ll be prepared to go.
Vancouver Canucks: Forward Tanner Pearson left last night’s video game.
- Dan Murphy: Believe that Pearson hurt his left hand.
Samantha Pell: Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie (lower-body) is on the IR and was on the ice prior to their early morning skate.
Samantha Pell: Capitals defenseman Alexander Alexeyev went back to the lineup last night, his very first video game of the season.