Eastern Conference News: Sabres, Jackets, Panthers, Devils, Islanders and Leafs

Eastern Conference News: Sabres, Jackets, Panthers, Devils, Islanders and Leafs

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On the Buffalo Sabres …

Sabres PR: Forward Ryan O’Reilly missed last night’s game. He went back to Buffalo for family reasons.

On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

George Richards: Coach John Tortorella would only say that defenseman Zach Werenski is still ‘out.’

Aaron Portzline: Coach Tortorella on Alexander Wennberg: “He’s probably out a while.”

Brian Hedger: Tortorella on Wennberg: “It’s a body injury and longer than day-to-day.”

Blue Jackets PR: The Blue Jackets have sent forwards Tyler Motte and Jordan Schroeder, and defenseman Cameron Gaunce to the AHL.

On the Florida Panthers …

Jameson Olive: Forward Jamie McGinn is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.

On the New Jersey Devils …

Chris Ryan: Coach John Hynes said that forwards Brian Boyle and Kyle Palmieri were held out for precautionary reasons. The Devils will have a better idea of their status in the next day or two.

Andrew Gross: Hynes said a Boyle or Palmieri update might not come until Wednesday morning.

Andrew Gross of NJ.com: Forward Jesper Bratt returned last night after missing one game with an ankle issue.

On the New York Islanders …

New York Islanders: Defenseman Calvin de Haan is out indefinitely with an upper-body injury.

Shannon Hogan: de Haan hasn’t had surgery. They are still determining options for treatment.

On the Toronto Maple Leafs …

Luke Fox: Forward Auston Matthews said it was the first concussion that he’s ever had.