- Devils’ Scott Clemmensen cleared waivers and re-assigned. Keith Kinkaid recalled.
- Sean Collins (Blue Jackets) re-assigned.
- Michael Bournival (Canadiens) will make his debut.
- Stars’ Valeri Nichushkin and Sergei Gonchar are game-time decisions for tonight.
- Bo Horvat (Canucks) will make his NHL debut.
- Blue Jackets’ Ryan Murray will not play tonight, per Todd Richards. “He had a minor setback. Day-to-day. Lower body.”
- David Krejci (Bruins) will not play tonight.
- Trevor Daley (Stars) is expected to play in his 700th career NHL game.
- Igor Bobkov (Ducks) recalled.
- Blue Jackets continue with injuries – Cody Goloubef (knee) will be sidelined 6 weeks, Artem Anisimov on IR