Fluto Shinzawa: Boston Bruins coach Don Sweeney stated there are still awaiting Nick Foligno’s MRI outcomes and are enthusiastic he won’t be out long-lasting.
Heather Engel: Buffalo Sabres goaltender Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen left last night’s video game with a lower-body injury.
Colorado Avalanche: Forward Darren Helm missed out on last night’s video game with a lower-body injury.
John Dietz: Dallas Stars forward Tanner Kero stated that he ought to have the ability to go back to the lineup tonight. He’s been out considering that December 18th after being knocked out by Brett Connolly.
Helene St. James: Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill stated that forward Dylan Larkin (upper-body) hasn’t been dismissed of Thursday’s video game.
Detroit Red Wings: Forward Riley Barber left last night’s video game with a lower-body injury.
Michael Russo: Edmonton Oilers goaltender Alex Stalock has actually gotten clearance from his heart disease to resume skating. If he’s able to pass his physical, the Oilers will require to put him on waivers to send him to Bakersfield to start his return.
Michael Russo: Minnesota Wild forward Joel Eriksson Ek was on the ice practicing the other day.
Sarah McLellan: Wild forward Kirill Kaprizov might return from his upper-body injury on Friday according to coach Dean Evason.
Sam Kasan: New Jersey Devils coach Lindy Ruff on forward Miles Wood: “He skated on his own. Hopefully next week he’ll start the next step in that process and skate more. He’s still months away from return.”
Andy Graziano: New York Islanders defenseman Ryan Pulock was initially anticipated to miss out on 4 to 6 weeks with a damaged foot however it’s now appearing like it will be 8 to 10 weeks.
Bill Meltzer: Philadelphia Flyers forward Patrick Brown will be out for 4 weeks with a sprained MCL.
Pittsburgh Penguins: Forward Evgeni Malkin went back to the lineup last night.
Josh Getzoff: Penguins forward Jason Zucker was on the ice the other day for their optional skate in a no-contact jersey.
- Pittsburgh Penguins: Coach Mike Sullivan on Zucker: “He’s making progress. He’s going through a rehab process that entails some days on the ice and some days off the ice. His status hasn’t changed.”
- Pens Inside Scoop: Zucker has actually missed out on the previous 4 video games with a lower-body injury. He’s been noted as week-to-week.
Curtis Pashelka: San Jose Sharks coach Bob Boughner desires defenseman Radim Simek to have another practice or 2 prior to going back to the lineup on Thursday versus the Rangers.
Sheng Peng: Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson went back to the lineup last night.
Joe Smith: Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Ryan McDonagh went back to the lineup last night.
Jesse Granger: Vegas Golden Knights forward Jack Eichel skated with the group the other day.
Nick Cotsonika: Knights forward Eichel: “I wouldn’t say there’s really a target date at this point. … I feel like I’ll know mentally, physically and emotionally when I’m ready to go.”
John Vogl: Eichel on having the disk replacement surgical treatment: ‘
“I was sitting here and I was pinching myself a couple of times throughout the rehabilitation procedure, simply resembling, ‘I went through all that for this?’ It’s quite simple. I had surgical treatment, I headed out to supper with my moms and dads that night.
It was a lot more simple than I had actually anticipated. To be totally sincere, it was an actually smooth procedure. I do have a great deal of individuals to credit for that, however whatever went effectively – knock on wood.
I’m in a fantastic location now, and I’m extremely delighted that I defended what I thought in. At completion of the day, everything sort of worked out the method I hoped it would.”