Eastern Conference News: Blue Jackets, Red Wings, Devils, Rangers, and Penguins

Eastern Conference News: Blue Jackets, Red Wings, Devils, Rangers, and Penguins

Mika Zibanejad
On the Columbus Blue Jackets …

Aaron Portzline: Forward Matt Calvert took part in his first practice yesterday since he suffered his upper-body injury.

Brian Hedger: Both Calvert and coach John Tortorella said that Calvert is day-to-day.

Brian Hedger: The Blue Jackets recalled forward Markus Hannikainen and defenseman Gabriel Carlsson.

On the Detroit Red Wings …

Helene St. James: Forward Martin Frk said that he’d 100 percent be in the lineup on Saturday.

On the New Jersey Devils …

Andrew Gross: Coach John Hynes said it’s possible that forward Marcus Johansson plays tonight.

Chris Ryan: Devils GM Ray Shero has been able to acquire: Taylor Hall, Sami Vatanen, Kyle Palmieri, and Marcus Johansson

For: Adam Henrique, Adam Larsson, Joseph Blandisi, two second-round picks and two third-round picks.

On the New York Rangers …

New York Rangers: Forward Mika Zibanejad is out with a concussion.

Justin Tasch: Coach Alain Vigneault said that Zibanejad’s concussion symptoms stemmed from a hit by Darren Helm on Friday. He felt fine at first, was cleared, and then played on Sunday. He reported concussion symptoms on Tuesday morning.

Steve Zipay: David Desharnais will be the Rangers first option at center, but it could later include Filip Chytil or Peter Holland.

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Jason Mackey: Forward Evgeni Malkin was wearing a regular jersey at practice yesterday.

Pens Inside Scoop: Malkin said that if his injury feels good today, he is hopeful to play against the Sabres.