- George Richards: Panthers Tim Thomas left practice yesterday. Florida Panthers: The Panthers recalled Jacob Markstrom. Dieter Kurtenbach of the Sun Sentinel: Thomas will likely miss tonight’s games with Scott Clemmensen getting the start if he can’t go.
- Jerry Brown of NHL.com: Coyotes Shane Doan as been out with an illness and it’s looking like he’ll be out for an extended period of time.
“He’s still under the weather and he’s still not going to be available for the foreseeable future,” Tippett said. “He’s still getting some tests done, so hopefully it’s not long, long-term.”
- Arthur Staple: The Islanders put Radek Martinek (back) on the IR and activate Brian Strait off the IR.
- Arthur Staple: The Islanders send Anders Nilsson back to the AHL and activate Evgeni Nabokov from the IR.
- Tom Gulitti of the Bergon Record: Devils Bryce Salvador practiced on Wednesday for the first time since his non-displaced stress fracture in his foot on Oct. 22nd. Peter Harrold will wear a cast on his foot for a week. Adam Larsson (lower-body) hasn’t started skating yet. Ryane Clowe has been out since Oct. 13th with a concussion, has received medical clearance to practice and play.
Michael Russo: Sharks Logan Couture has hit in the face with a slap shot and left the ice bleeding.
- Todd Sharrock: Blue Jackets Curtis McElhinney left last night’s game in the first period with a lower-body injury.