Sara Civ: Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Frederik Andersen skated on his own the other day and will not begin Game 1.
Adrian Dater: Colorado Avalanche forward Gabriel Landeskog practiced in a routine jersey the other day.
Peter Baugh: Avs coach Jared Bednar stated that “everyone could be an option” when inquired about their group health. Defenseman Ryan Murray is the only gamer that hasn’t been cleared.
Marc Moser: Avs coach Bednar stated that forward Nazem Kadri missed out on practice with a non-COVID health problem however must be prepared to opt for Game 1.
Tony Brar: Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse when asked if he’ll be prepared for Game 1 tonight: “We’ll see.”
Bruce LeVine: Dallas Stars coach Rick Bowness stated that defenseman John Klingberg and forward Vladislav Namestnikov will be prepared for Game 1 tonight.
David Dwork: Panthers coach Andrew Brunette stated that “there’s a chance” that defenseman Aaron Ekblad goes back to the lineup for Game 1. He was a complete individual in the other day’s practice.
David Dwork: Florida Panthers Radko Gudas on Ekblad returning for the playoffs: “He’s been our leader since game one. He plays the biggest role on our back end and he was a stud the whole season. Obviously it’s gonna be hard for him right away to jump in Game 1, but if anybody can, it’s him.”
Michael Russo: Minnesota Wild forwards Marcus Foligno and Mats Zuccarello require to state themselves prepared prior to they are one hundred percent in the lineup according to coach Dean Evason.
Dan Rosen: New York Rangers forward Artemi Panarin and Andrew Copp will be prepared for Game 1.
Dan Rosen: Rangers coach Gerard Gallant hasn’t dismissed forward Tyler Motte for round 1. Gallant stated that he hasn’t begun skating with the group yet however there is an opportunity that he might return at some point.
Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators forward Connor Brown played the last 10 video games of the season with a damaged wrist.
Pens Inside Scoop: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan stated that goaltender Tristan Jarry and forward Jason Zucker are daily and included: “We don’t expect to have them for the first couple of games, I will say that. But their status right now is day to day. We’ll update you guys as we go.”
Lou Korac: St. Louis Blues coach Craig Berube stated that forward Brayden Schenn and defenseman Marco Scandella will be prepared for Game 1.
Joe Smith: All Tampa Bay Lightning gamers consisting of forward Brayden Point are prepared to opt for Game 1 tonight.
Chris Johnston: Toronto Maple Leafs forward Ondrej Kase will be a game-time choice tonight according to coach Sheldon Keefe.
Forward Michael Bunting is uncertain for tonight however they anticipate him back at some time throughout round one.
Thomas Drance: Vancouver Canucks forward Bo Horvat: “I broke the end of my tibia. Luckily there’s no displacement or anything and doesn’t require surgery. It’s a 6-8 week thing.”
Samantha Pell: Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin when asked if he’ll be prepared for Game 1: “We’ll see.”