John Erskine – Washington Capitals
Erskine has missed the last two games, but practiced Monday and today. However the Capitals will want to make sure he is 100% before re-inserting him back into their lineup.
James van Riemsdyk – Toronto Maple Leafs
Van Riemsdyk missed last night’s contest with an upper-body injury and was wearing a non-contact jersey this morning.
Martin St. Louis – Tampa Bay Lightning
St. Louis took a Drew Doughty shot to the foot last night and is not on the ice at Lightning practice this morning.
Michael Del Zotto – New York Rangers
Del Zotto is off to the worst start of his career, he has zero points and a minus-6 rating through five games.
Dan Boyle – San Jose Sharks
“I’m OK. That was scary,” said Boyle. “Hopefully the symptoms will be very minor if any going forward.” Boyle is expected to miss a period of time, how long that will be should be determined once he returns to San Jose.
Kris Letang – Pittsburgh Penguins
Penguins head coach Dan Bylsma said that Letang wouldn’t be able to return until he participated in a full team practice, so he is nearing a return. Expect him to play in Philly Thursday night.
Elias Lindholm – Carolina Hurricanes
Lindholm has missed the last two games with an upper-body injury. The fifth overall pick in this years draft has one goal and a minus-1 rating while averaging 8:51 TOI.
Evander Kane – Winnipeg Jets
More details to come later in the day. Coach Noel will address this following practice.
Dustin Penner – Anaheim Ducks
Penner missed the last game with an upper-body injury. He scored a goal and added an assist in just 8:26 before getting injured in October 10th.
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