Avery clears waivers … Johansen staying … Sabres PP lines … Devils lines … Briere and Read out Wednesday … Green not practicing
  • Bob McKenzie via twitter: Blue Jackets forward Ryan Johansen will stick with the team and won’t be sent back to the WHL.
  • Michael Russo via twitter: The Wild have taken Marek Zidlicky off the 1st power play unit tonight, with Jared Spurgeon replacing him.
  • John Vogl via twitter: Sabres power play units: Boyes-Vanek-Pominville, with Myers-Roy; and Stafford-Leino-Adam, with Leopold-Ehrhoff.
  • Rich Chere via twitter: Devils lines: Sykora-Elias-Zubrus; Kovalchuk-Parise-Clarkson; Tedenby-Henrique-Palmieri; Boulton-Carter-Janssen; Extras: Pelley, Mills. Defensive pairings: Tallinder-Larsson; Greene-Fayne; Salvador-Volchenkov. Extra: Fraser.