- Pittsburgh Penguins: Penguins Sidney Crosby has been cleared to remove his jaw protector.
- George Sipple of the Detroit Free Press: Red Wings defenseman Niklas Kronwall has an injured right hand after taking a hit on Saturday.
“No worries,” Kronwall said. “Get little bumps and bruises along the way. That’s part of it.”
Wings defenseman Danny DeKeyser had his cast removed last Wednesday, but isn’t ready to take slap shots yet. He could ready to return to the lineup if they reach the Stanley Cup Final.