Eastern Conference News: Bruins, Blue Jackets, Senators and Penguins

Eastern Conference News: Bruins, Blue Jackets, Senators and Penguins

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Penguins Kris Letang out with lower-body injury
On the Boston Bruins …

Joe Haggerty: Though healthy, defenseman Adam McQuaid didn’t play last night. Coach Bruce Cassidy said that both David Krejci and Peter Cehlarik are skating but not ready to play yet.

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

Aaron Portzline: Forward Cam Atkinson had successful foot surgery yesterday.

George Richards of the Dispatch: Defenseman Zach Werenski skated yesterday with the team, but wasn’t ready to return from his upper-body injury. It was the fourth consecutive game that Weresnki has missed.

“He’s day-to-day,” Tortorella said.

On the Ottawa Senators …

Brent Wallace: Forward Bobby Ryan returned to the lineup last night.

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Jason Mackey of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Defenseman Kris Letang missed last night’s game with a lower-body injury and is listed as day-to-day according to coach Mike Sullivan.

Though Letang is in the top 10 scoring for defensemen, he’s a -15 and is on pace for 122 giveaways. 69 giveaways were his previous high.

His name also came up in trade rumors in a Nick Kypreos report.