Demers a game-time decision
Craig Morgan: Defenseman Jason Demers will be a game-time decision tonight.
Defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson wasn’t feeling great and took a maintenance day yesterday.
Defenseman Jordan Oesterle is a little “banged up” and left practice early yesterday.
Miller out week-to-week now
Mike Loftus: Kevan Miller and David Pastrnak not practicing. Sean Kuraly in a no-contact jersey and is in concussion protocol.
Joe Haggerty of NBC Sports Boston: Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy said that Kevan Miller has gone from day-to-day to week-to-week.
“Kevan Miller was not out there. He got a little bit of bad news the other day with his MRI,” said Cassidy. “We didn’t think it was much, but they found something there. So it’s a little bit more serious than we first thought. So he’s been classified as week-to-week as opposed to day-to-day.”
McCabe out five to six weeks
Lance Lysowski: Buffalo Sabres defenseman Jake McCabe will be out for five to six weeks with an upper-body injury.
Cogliano on having to watch a game due to an injury
Sean Shapiro: Dallas Stars forward Andrew Cogliano was on the ice for 30 minutes before practice yesterday in a no-contact jersey.
Sean Shapiro: Cogliano on having to watch their last game from home for the first time in his NHL career because of an injury: “Brutal. It sucks. I’ve been out once in my career, two games, to a stupid suspension in my opinion. But it’s not fun, especially this time of year.”
Juulsen is done for the season
Renaud Lavoie: Montreal Canadiens prospect Noah Juulsen won’t return this season and is scheduled to be back for next training camp.
Mike Morreale: New Jersey Devils forward Pavel Zacha will be out tonight with an upper-body injury.
Mike Morreale: Not practicing yesterday were Nico Hischier, Pavel Zacha and Sami Vatanen.
Jonathan Bombulie: Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin practicing in a no-contact jersey. Kris Letang and Olli Maatta skating on their own before practice.