Quick Hits: Injury Updates, Stars, Kings, Blackhawks, Red Wings and Bickell

Quick Hits: Injury Updates, Stars, Kings, Blackhawks, Red Wings and Bickell

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Bryan Bickell scores a shootout goal in his final NHL game
On the Toronto Maple Leafs …

Leafs PR: Defenseman Nikita Zaitsev left last night’s game early with an upper-body injury. Defenseman Roman Polak left at the end of the second but returned in the third.

Chris Johnston: Coach Mike Babcock said that goaltender Frederik Andersen doesn’t have any concussion symptoms. Didn’t dress last night.

Shawn McKenzie: Babcock expects that Andersen will be able to practice today and will be ready to start Game 1.

On the Ottawa Senators …

Brent Wallace: Forward Bobby Ryan returned to the lineup yesterday.

On the San Jose Sharks …

Stephen Lorenzo: Bob McKenzie said on NBCSN that it hurts Sharks forward Logan Couture to breathe right now.

On the Dallas Stars …

Mike Heika: The Stars announce that head coach Lindy Ruff won’t be back next season.

On the Los Angeles Kings …

John Hoven: Forward Anze Kopitar after last night’s game: “It starts within the room… We should be ready to rock on opening night, regardless who is behind the bench”

On the Chicago Blackhawks …

Brian Hedger: Artemi Panarin finished 10th in scoring triggering $1.75 million in Schedule B bonuses, $850,000 for Schedule A bonuses, totaling $2.575 million.

Scott Powers of The Athletic: With Panarin triggering his Scheduled B bonuses last night, it will put the Blackhawks bonus overages next season at approximately $3.6 million.

On the Detroit Red Wings …

Chris Ryan: Forward Riley Sheahan scored his first goal of the season last night in his 82nd game of the season.

On Bryan Bickell