Injury notes and lines: Crosby, Staal, Clowe, Bozak, Pominville, Demers, Ward, Phillips, Rangers and Leafs


  • Bob McKenzie: The Penguins likely won’t know until tomorrow afternoon if Sidney Crosby will be medically cleared to play on Wednesday.
  • Steve Zipay: Rangers Marc Staal practiced today in a regular jersey. Derek Dorsett was in a non-contract jersey.
  • Andrew Gross: Rangers Ryane Clowe and Brian Boyle did not practice today.
  • Terry Koshan: Maple Leafs Tyler Bozak was on the ice before practice with their strength coach. He was testing the shoulder and he doesn’t appear to be full strength. Maple Leafs: Coach Randy Carlyle said that Bozak remains day-to-day with an upper body injury.
  • Kevin Kurz: Sharks defenseman Jason Demers didn’t skate today and he won’t be in the lineup on Wednesday.
  • Stephen Whyno: Capitals Joel Ward is improving. It’s still not known when Brooks Laich will resume skating.
  • Bruce Garrioch: Thinks there should be no reason  that Chris Phillips won’t be ready for Game 1.
  • Andrew Gross: Rangers lines: Nash-Richards-Zuccarello Hagelin-Stepan-Callahan Kreider-Brassard-Pyatt Asham-Newbury-Powe.
  • David Alter: Maple Leafs lines: JVR-Kadri-Kessel, Lupul-Grabovski-Kulemin, MacArthur-Komarov-Frattin, McLaren-McClement-Orr.. Extra: Bozak, Colborne, Hamilton. Defensive pairings: Gunnarsson-Phaneuf, Fraser-Franson, Liles-Kostka, Gardiner-O’Byrne.

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