- Matt Cooke (Wild) will not play tonight – lower body injury.
- Backes & Oshie (Blues) will not play tonight – both have been diagnosed with concussions.
- Boone Jenner (Blue Jackets) is expected to make his season debut next week.
- Wild re-assign Bickell & recall Veilleux.
- Hossa (Blackhawks) will play in his 1100th game of his career.
- Antoine Roussel and Patrick Eaves (Stars) practiced today after missing yesterday.
- Mike Hoffman and Patrick Wiercioch (Senators) will play tonight.
- David Booth (Leafs) is skating today.
- Jayson Megna (Penguins) recalled.
- Brian Gibbons & Sean Collins (Blue Jackets) recalled.
- Blue Jackets place Mark Letestu (groin) & James Wisniewski (finger) placed on injured reserve.
- Andrew Hammond (Senators) recalled on an emergency basis.