NHL News: Bruins, Blackhawks, Panthers, Sens, Flyers, Pens, Leafs, Jets, Lines and...

NHL News: Bruins, Blackhawks, Panthers, Sens, Flyers, Pens, Leafs, Jets, Lines and Pairings

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Both James van Riemsdyk and Kris Letang miss practice today.
ostonOn the Boston Bruins …

Joe Haggerty: Defenseman Kevan Miller fully participated in practice this morning. Forward David Krejci missed practice for the third straight day.

On the Chicago Blackhawks …

NHL Player Safety: Forward Ryan Hartman was fined $2,320.79 for his slash on Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb.

On the Florida Panthers …

Matthew DeFranks: Coach Bob Boughner said on AM 560 this morning that goaltender Roberto Luongo was to be reassessed today or tomorrow and added: “We’re crossing our fingers he’s going to be fine.”

On the Ottawa Senators …

Brent Wallace: The Senators send forward Logan Brown back to Windsor of the OHL.

On the Philadelphia Flyers …

Dave Isaac: Forward Nolan Patrick practice this morning with the Flyers.

Sam Carchidi: Patrick said that he should be good to play tomorrow.

John Boruk: Wayne Simmonds is being evaluated for a lower-body injury.

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Jason Mackey: Defenseman Kris Letang was given a maintenance day today. Defensemen Justin Schultz and Matt Hunwick are doubtful for tomorrow. Carter Rowney won’t play tomorrow.

On the Toronto Maple Leafs …

Lance Hornby: Forward James van Riemsdyk missed practice today but is expected to be able to play tomorrow.

On the Winnipeg Jets …

Ted Wyman: The Jets have sent forward Nic Petan to the AHL and activated forward Matt Hendricks from the IR.

Scott Billeck: Jets defensemen Dmitry Kulikov and Jacob Trouba didn’t practice today.

Lines at practice …

Boston Bruins: Boston Bruins lines: Marchand-Bergeron-Bjork, DeBrusk-Backes-Pastrnak, Schaller-Kuraly-Beleskey, Vatrano/White-Nash-Agostino

Dane Mizutani: Minnesota Wild lines: Ennis-Staal-Kunin, Zucker-Koivu-Granlund, Foligno-JEEK-Stewart, Winnik-Cullen-Olofsson

John Lu: Montreal Canadiens lines: Lehkonen – Drouin – Byron, Pacioretty – Danault – Shaw, Hudon – Plekanec – Gallagher, Galchenyuk – McCarron – Scherbak

Pens Inside Scoop: Pittsburgh Penguins lines: Guentzel-Crosby-Sheary, Rust-Malkin-Kessel, Hagelin-Sheahan-Hornqvist, Kuhnhackl-McKegg-Reaves

Jeremy Rutherford: St. Louis Blues Lines: Steen-Stastny-Sobotka, Schwartz-Schenn-Tarasenko, Paajarvi-Sundqvist-Bennett, Upshall-Brodziak-Thorburn

Mark Master: Toronto Maple Leafs lines: Hyman-Matthews-Nylander,  Marleau-Kadri-Komarov,  Brown-Bozak-Marner, Martin-Moore-Leivo, Fehr … Absent: JvR

Defensive pairings at practice …

Jeremy Rutherford: Blues pairings: Edmundson-Pietrangelo, Prosser-Parayko, Dunn-Bortuzzo

Dave McCarthy: Maple Leafs pairings: Rielly-Hainsey, Gardiner-Zaitsev, Borgman-Polak, Carrick