No Crosby this weekend … Kovalchuk could play tomorrow … Hagman to waivers … Alfredsson expects to play … Starting goalies
  • Tom Gulitti via twitter: Devils forward Ilya Kovalchuk skated before practice. Coach Peter DeBoer said that he “may” join the morning skate tomorrow and might play on Friday.
  • Nick Kypreos via twitter: The Oilers have reclaimed Taylor Chorney off waivers. The Ducks have claimed Ben Maxwell off waivers from the Jets.
  • Renaud Lavoie via twitter: Canadiens lines: Pacioretty-Plekanec-Gionta, Darche-Desharnais-Cole, Palushaj-Eller-Moen, Blunden-Nokelainen-Weber.
  • Tom Gulitti via twitter: Martin Brodeur will start in net for the Devils tomorrow against the Capitals. He doubts he’ll play in back-to-back games.