Eastern Conference News: Bruins, Hurricanes, Blue Jackets, Flyers, Lightning, and Maple Leafs

Eastern Conference News: Bruins, Hurricanes, Blue Jackets, Flyers, Lightning, and Maple Leafs

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David Krejci and Adam McQuaid could return to the Boston Bruins lineup tonight
On the Boston Bruins …

Boston Bruins: Coach Bruce Cassidy said that both David Krejci and Adam McQuaid could return today. “Yes, a chance for both. We’ll get a better idea after skate. If we like where they’re at then they’ll both be game-time decisions.”

On the Carolina Hurricanes …

Michael Smith: Forward Lee Stempniak isn’t traveling with the team to St. Louis but could join the team for practice on Monday. Coach Bill Peters: “He hasn’t played in a while, so we have to get him skating.”

Michael Smith: Peters on if they’d send Stempniak on another conditioning stint: “Oh, I don’t know. The first one didn’t go very good, so we’ll see.”

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

Aaron Portzline: Defenseman Zach Werenski returned to the lineup last night.

On the Philadelphia Flyers …

Dave Isaac: Defenseman Brandon Manning has skated the past couple days and he’s ready to be activated from the IR.

Elliotte Friedman: The Flyers put Mark Alt on waivers.

On the Tampa Bay Lightning …

Joe Smith: Coach Jon Cooper said that forward Ryan Callahan is progressing and will travel with them on their road trip. He could be in the day-to-day range in about a week.

On the Toronto Maple Leafs …

Chris Johnston: Center Nazem Kadri missed last night’s game with an upper-body injury.