- Ted Kulfan via twitter: Mikael Samuelsson returned to practice but Jakub Kindl sits with a groin injury.
- Tim Campbell of the Winnipeg Free Press: Nik Antropov didn’t pass is medical with the Jets last week, but has been skating this week.
“We’ll see how it responds,” Antropov said Wednesday. “Today it felt good. I’m optimistic for the weekend.”
Stephen Whyno via twitter: Tom Poti is back with the Capitals after a 2 game conditioning stint.
- Josh Rimer via twitter: Panthers are close to signing Alex Kovalev to a contract.