Galchenyuk misses another
Dave Vest: Arizona Coyotes forward Alex Galchenyuk missed his second consecutive game with a lower-body injury.
Bill Hoppe of Buffalo Hockey Beat: Buffalo Sabres goaltender Carter Hutton returned after missing one game with an upper-body injury.
Smith’s injury not serious
Eric Francis: A source is saying that Mike Smith‘s injury is “not serious” but they might need to recall someone.
Jeff Svoboda: Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson returned to the lineup last night.
Rieder activated … Russell to the IR
Edmonton Oilers: The Oilers have activated Tobias Rieder from the IR and put Kris Russell on the IR.
Doughty wanted to return
Curtis Zupke: Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty said that he wanted to return to in the Sabres game but the longer he was out the more swollen his injury got. He knew he’d be OK though.
Turris activated from the IR
Brooks Bratten: The Nashville Predators activated forward Kyle Turris before last night’s game.
Rangers will get two back tonight
Colin Stephenson: New York Rangers coach David Quinn said that it’s looking like forwards Mats Zuccarello and Pavel Buchnevich will return to the lineup.
Colin Stephenson: Rangers Cody McLeod is still two to three weeks away from returning.
Joseph has a lower-body injury
Bryan Burns: Tampa Bay Lightning forward Mathieu Joseph missed last night’s game with a lower-body injury and is listed as day-to-day.
Joe Smith: Lightning coach Jon Cooper said that Joseph re-aggravated an injury that he’d been playing through.
Gudbranson out with a lower-body injury.
Ben Kuzma: Vancouver Canucks defenseman Erik Gudbranson is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
Jeff Paterson: Gudbranson was dealing with some back spasms yesterday.
Mitchell Clinton: Winnipeg Jets coach Paul Maurice said that Andrew Copp was on the on-ice yesterday and he continues to progress.