NHL injury updates
Mike Loftus: Boston Bruins coach Bruce Cassidy on their injured players.
David Krejci didn’t skate yesterday and won’t play tonight against the Maple Leafs.
Karson Kuhlman status is not determined yet. He took a Jake DeBrusk shot off his foot.
Par Lindholm looks like he’ll be able to go against the Leafs.
Joakim Nordstrom is “probably not as far along as Lindholm” is.
- Steve Conroy: Nordstrom skated before practice in a no-contact jersey.
Paul Hamilton: Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger said that defenseman Brandon Montour is progressing but he won’t be ready to practice this week.
Colorado Avalanche: Avs forward Mikko Rantanen left last night’s game with a lower-body injury.
- Mike Chambers: Avs coach Jared Bednar didn’t have an update on Rantanen after the game.
CBJ PR: The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated forward Josh Anderson from the IR. He had missed that past six games with an upper-body injury.
Dana Wakiji: Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill on forward Adam Erne: “Erne, I’ll know more . I don’t have an answer. Could be a minor thing but I don’t know that for sure.”
Jameson Olive: Florida Panthers forward Vincent Trocheck is questionable for tonight. Aleksander Barkov could be go to go.
Lisa Dillman: The Los Angeles Kings on prospect Gabriel Vilardi.
“As part of his ongoing rehabilitation program, Gabe is progressing as planned and is scheduled to start skating on his own tomorrow at TSPC. He will continue to be evaluated to determine when he is ready to move forward and begin practicing with the Ontario Reign”
- John Hoven: Vilardi had been skating and training back home and things have been positive. Things seem encouraging now.
Michael Russo: Minnesota Wild coach Bruce Boudreau said that Kevin Fiala was given a maintenance day and that Mats Zuccarello is ready to play.
Victor Rask and Greg Pateryn were on the ice before practice. Rask could rejoin practice on Wednesday. Pateryn is likely another two or three weeks away.
Brooks Bratten: Nashville Predators forward Filip Forsberg didn’t practice yesterday and is still listed as day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
New Jersey Devils: Forward Taylor Hall was given a maintenance day yesterday. Defenseman Will Butcher (upper-body) was on the ice yesterday. Forward Nico Hischier practiced.
Jordan Hall: Philadelphia Flyers forward Nolan Patrick practiced yesterday in a no-contact jersey.
Josh Getzoff: Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brian Dumoulin didn’t practice yesterday.
Josh Getzoff: Penguins forwards Bryan Rust and Nick Bjugstad, and defenseman Zach Trotman practiced yesterday in no-contact jerseys.
Seth Rorabaugh: After practice, the Penguins sent Trotman to the AHL on a conditioning stint. He remains on the LTIR.
The Penguins place Bumoulin on the IR retroactive to October 18th.
Mitchell Clinton: Winnipeg Jets defenseman Anthony Bitetto practiced yesterday in a regular jersey.