What You Might Have Missed:
- Sergei Bobrovsky (Blue Jackets) is “getting closer” to a return but will not play tomorrow vs. the Capitals.
- Jamie McBain, no longer on Manchester PTO and unsigned, practiced with the Kings this morning.
- Maintenance day for Alex Goligoski (Stars). He has been playing through an injury, should play tomorrow.
- Stars’ Cody Eakin (upper body) skated prior to practice. Could play tomorrow. If not then, he should be ready for Thursday.
- Blackhawks’ Hossa and Richards had a maintenance day today.
- David Perron (Oilers) absent from today’s practice for a maintenance day.
- Guy Boucher has been named head coach of Team Canada for the Spengler Cup.
- Red Wings’ Petr Mrazek re-assigned to the AHL club and Tommy McCollum recalled
- Rangers’ Jesper Fast has been recalled from the AHL; Ryan Malone & Conor Allen have been reassigned
- Jaromir Jagr (Devils) scored his 708th career NHL goal — tying him with Mike Gartner for sixth all-time.
- Jeff Skinner (Canes) scored his 100th career NHL goal tonight. He is the 4th youngest player in Canes franchise history to do so.
- Predators’ Colin Wilson and Viktor Stalberg did not participate in Monday’s practice. Recalled on Saturday, Stalberg was injured in the final game of his conditioning stint in Milwaukee and is expected to be out 4-6 weeks with a lower-body injury. Wilson is listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Graphs & Things via hockeystats.ca