NHL News: Coyotes, Bruins, Blackhawks, Oilers, Panthers, Devils, Senators and Canucks

NHL News: Coyotes, Bruins, Blackhawks, Oilers, Panthers, Devils, Senators and Canucks

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Edmonton Oilers defenseman Andrej Sekera joined teammates at practice yesterday for the first time since his ACL injury.
On the Arizona Coyotes …

Craig Morgan: Coyotes GM John Chayka said there is no change in the status of injured defenseman Jakob Chychrun. There is no timeline for his return yet.

On the Boston Bruins …

Joe Haggerty: Forward David Krejci is ruled out for today’s game. His back issue “hasn’t improved to the point where he can skate.”

Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston: Forward Brad Marchand missed practice with a minor lower-body issue. He is expected to be able to play today.

On the Chicago Blackhawks …

Tracey Myers: Coach Joel Quenneville said that Gustav Forsling (upper-body) isn’t with the team in Minnesota, but there is a chance that he plays on Sunday.

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

Brian Hedger: Coach John Tortorella said that forward Cam Atkinson wouldn’t join the team on their road trip. They will see if he’s ready to go when they play their next game at home on Tuesday.

On the Edmonton Oilers …

Chris Wescott: Defenseman Andrej Sekera was back on the ice with teammates yesterday for the first time since he tore his ACL in the second round of last year’s Stanley Cup Playoffs.

“It feels good to be out there with the guys and getting used to the rhythm again, passing, shooting wise,” said Sekera. “It’s better with someone on the ice other than just the trainers.”

He had been skating on his own and with trainers leading up to Friday. It will be at least a couple more weeks before he’ll be cleared for contact.

On the Florida Panthers …

Matthew DeFranks: Coach Bob Boughner said that Connor Brickley, Jared McCann, and Colton Sceviour are probable for today.

On the New Jersey Devils …

Chris Ryan of NJ.com: Devils forward Marcus Johansson missed Friday’s game with a concussion.

On the Ottawa Senators …

Ken Warren: Defenseman Mark Borowiecki won’t play tonight.

On the Vancouver Canucks …

Rick Dhaliwal: Canucks defenseman Alex Edler took part in his first full practice yesterday since suffering his knee injury back on Oct. 12th.