NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Blackhawks, Canadiens, Flyers, Lightning, Leafs, Caps, Lines and...

NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Blackhawks, Canadiens, Flyers, Lightning, Leafs, Caps, Lines and Pairings

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Chicago Blackhawks Corey Crawford could be ready to return
On the Anaheim Ducks …

Eric Stephens: Forwards Ryan Getzlaf and Ryan Kesler were taking some turns with Jakob Silfverberg at practice today. All players are injured so can’t read too much into it, but a promising sign.

Anaheim Ducks: Coach Randy Carlyle said that Silfverberg will be a game-time decision.

On the Boston Bruins …

Steve Conroy: The Bruins gave maintenance days to Patrice Bergeron, Tuukka Rask and Noel Acciari.

On the Chicago Blackhawks …

Mark Lazerus: Goaltender Corey Crawford was in the usual starters net at practice.

On the Montreal Canadiens …

John Lu: Forward Jonathan Drouin was on the ice for practice today.

On the Philadelphia Flyers …

Adam Kimelman: The Flyers have sent defenseman TJ Brennan back to the AHL.

On the Tampa Bay Lightning …

Tampa Bay Lightning: The Lightning have reassigned Jamie McBain to the AHL.

Bryan Burns: McBain’s reassignment may mean that Jake Dotchin is close to returning to the lineup.

On the Toronto Maple Leafs …

Paul Hendrick: Defenseman Morgan Rielly was given a maintenance day due to having some stiffness. He should be able to go against the Penguins.

On the Washington Capitals …

Isabelle Khurshudyan: Forward Tyler Graovac cleared waivers today.

Forward lines at practice …

Mark Lazerus: Chicago Blackhawks lines: Saad-Toews-DeBrincat, Schmaltz-Anisimov-Kane, Sharp-Hartman-Panik, Bouma-Wingels-Hayden.

Ansar Kahn: Detroit Red Wings lines: Nyquist-Zetterberg-Abdelkader, Tatar-Larkin-Mantha, Helm-Nielsen-Glendening, Booth-Athanasiou-Frk.

Ansar Khan: Detroit Red Wings power-play units: Nyquist-Zetterberg-Abdelkader (net front), Kronwall-Tatar Athanasiou-Larkin-Mantha (net front), Frk-Green.

Jameson Olive: Florida Panthers lines: Huberdeau – Trocheck – Bjugstad, McGinn – McCann – Malgin, Hunt – Sceviour – Vrbata, Haley – MacKenzie – Brickley.

John Lu: Montreal Canadiens lines: Pacioretty – Danault – Byron, Hudon – Plekanec – Gallagher, Galchenyuk – Drouin – Shaw, Deslauriers – Froese – Carr, De La Rose.

Joey Kenward: Vancouver Canucks lines: Sedin-Sedin-Goldobin, Baertschi-Gagner-Boeser, Chaput-Burmistrov-Eriksson, Gaunce-Granlund-Virtanen.

Defensive pairings at practice …

Ansar Kahn: Detroit Red Wings pairings: DeKeyser-Green, Ericsson-Daley, Kronwall-Jensen, Ouellet-Witkowski.

John Lu: Montreal Canadiens pairings: Schlemko – Benn, Alzner – Petry, Morrow – Mete, Jerabek

Joey Kenward: Vancouver Canucks pairings: Edler-Tanev, Del Zotto-Pouliot, Hutton-Stecher, Biega.