Bishop leaves early
Matthew DeFranks: Dallas Stars goaltender Ben Bishop left last night’s game early with a lower-body injury.
Boychuk may have a shoulder injury
Aston-Reese may be out longer
Matt Vensel: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said that Zach Aston-Reese‘s injury is “longer term.” They do expect him to return this season. Defensemen Kris Letang and Olli Maatta are skating back in Pittsburgh.
No timetable for Karlsson
Stralman and Girardi out
Caley Chelios: Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper said that defenseman Dan Girardi isn’t traveling with the team. Defenseman Anton Stralman missed last night’s game. Both Stralman and Girardi are dealing with lower-body injuries and are day-to-day.
Joe Smith: They’ll know more about Girardi when they return to Tampa. He’s missed their past few games but they don’t think it will be a long-term injury.