NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Hurricanes, Avs, Wings, Preds, Devils, Lightning, Caps and...

NHL News: Ducks, Bruins, Hurricanes, Avs, Wings, Preds, Devils, Lightning, Caps and Jets

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Forward Marcus Johansson returned to the Devils lineup.
On the Anaheim Ducks …

Eric Stephens: Cam Fowler isn’t with the team in San Jose and head coach Randy Carlyle said: “he’s a ways away.”

On the Boston Bruins …

Dave McCarthy: Forward Riley Nash on his cut that was on/near his ear: “The final count was 30 stitches. Someone said 40 which made me sound like a true warrior but 30 was still quite a few I think. It was pretty nasty.”

Steve Conroy: Defenseman Matt Grzelcyk is dealing with a lower-body injury.

On the Carolina Hurricanes …

Chip Alexander: Hurricanes coach Don Waddell said the coach Bill Peters has until Friday to exercise his exit clause. Teams have called the Hurricanes asking for permission to speak with him. Waddell confirms that Peters carries a $1.6 million salary.

On the Colorado Avalanche …

Adrian Dater: Defenseman Sam Girard wasn’t in the lineup last night but coach Jared Bednar said they are hopeful that he’ll be good for Game 4.

Scott Burnside: Bednar on the loss of Girard: “He’s grown into a top defender for us and plays a lot of minutes especially down the stretch and I felt like his game is peaking and he’s getting better as the year’s gone on so he’s a big loss for us. But we got to move on.”

On the Detroit Red Wings …

Ansar Khan: Forward Luke Glendening had wrist surgery that will keep him out of the World Championships but he will be ready for the training camp.

On the Nashville Predators …

Nashville Predators: The Predators have signed forward Tyler Gaudet to a one-year, two-way deal.

On the New Jersey Devils …

Amanda Stein: Forward Marcus Johansson returned to the lineup.

On the Tampa Bay Lightning …

Joe Smith: Coach Jon Cooper said that Ryan Callahan wasn’t able to go last night but he could play on Wednesday.

Bryan Burns: Defenseman Dan Girardi returned to the lineup.

On the Washington Capitals …

Ben Raby: Forward Andre Burakovsky won’t travel with the team and is out for Game 3 and 4 with an upper-body injury.

On the Winnipeg Jets …

Luke Fox: The Jets wouldn’t give an update on defensemen Tyler Myers or Toby Enstrom or any other player.