Pittsburgh Penguins: Defenseman Deryk Englland will have a phone disciplinary hearing for his high hit on Blackhawks Marcus Kruger.
Minnesota Wild: Mikki Koivu is doubtful for tonight’s game.
New York Islanders: Al Montoya and David Ullstrom are both out with concussions. They have also placed Brian Rolston on the IR due to a concussion.
Toronto Maple Leafs: Ron Wilson said that Matthew Lombardi will definitely return after Christmas when the Leafs have a three game road trip.
The Maple Leafs were never really in on Kyle Turris before he was dealt to the Senators. The Yotes may have asked for Nazem Kadri.
Defenseman, Keith Aulie will be in the lineup tonight
Ottawa Senators: Michalex is unlikely for tonight, but possible for Friday.
LA Kings: Mike Richards has been cleared to play and is expected to play against the Anaheim Ducks.
San Jose Sharks: Martin Havlat will be out 6-8 weeks after he has a partial tear of his hamstring repaired.
Buffalo Sabres: Patrick Kaleta will return to the lineup tonight against the Maple Leafs. Brad Boyes is getting closer but will sit out a few more days. Tomas Vanek will play tonight.
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