Eastern Conference News: Bruins, Canes, Wings, Panthers, Habs, Devils, Rangers, Pens, Lightning...

Eastern Conference News: Bruins, Canes, Wings, Panthers, Habs, Devils, Rangers, Pens, Lightning and Leafs

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Carey Price out with a concussion. Shea Weber done for the season.
On the Boston Bruins …

Joe Haggerty: Forward Anders Bjork had left shoulder surgery and is out for the remainder of the season.

On the Boston Bruins and Florida Panthers …

Boston Bruins: The Bruins have traded forward Frank Vatrano to the Panthers for a 2018 3rd round pick.

On the Carolina Hurricanes …

Chip Alexander: The Hurricanes recalled Josh Jooris.

On the Detroit Red Wings …

Helene St. James: Coach Mike Blashill said that defenseman Mike Green could play this weekend.

On the Montreal Canadiens …

Montreal Canadiens: The Canadiens announced today that defenseman Shea Weber will undergo surgery to repair a torn tendon in his left foot and he’ll be out for the rest of the season.

“Unfortunately, after extensive efforts to heal Shea’s injury, progress has not been made as expected. After further exams, and a consultation on Wednesday in Green Bay, Wisconsin with specialist Dr. Robert Anderson, and with Shea’s approval, it has been determined that he should undergo surgery and will be out for the reminder of the season.”

John Lu: Coach Claude Julien said that Carey Price is out indefinitely with a concussion.

On the New Jersey Devils …

Andrew Gross: Forward Drew Stafford missed last night’s game with an injury.

On the New York Rangers …

Dan Rosen: The Rangers have recalled forward Vinni Lettieri from the AHL.

On the Pittsburgh Penguins …

Shelly Anderson: Forward Patric Hornqvist dumped the no-contact jersey at practice yesterday and did some line drills with Evgeni Malkin and Carl Hagelin.

On the Tampa Bay Lightning …

Caley Chelios: Towards the end of the Lightning’s morning skate yesterday Ondrej Palat was on the ice doing some skating and stick handling on his own.

Caley Chelios: Forward Ondrej Palat has missed their last 14 games with a lower-body injury. He was expected to be out for six to eight weeks, and he’s at the five-week mark. Expected return date around March 10th.

On the Toronto Maple Leafs …

Kristen Shilton: Coach Mike Babcock said that there isn’t an update on Auston Matthews until the sometime in the morning.