Craig Morgan: Arizona Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet stated Tyler Pitlick is near returning and might be within the lineup Friday or Sunday
Peter Baugh: Colorado Avalanche coach Jared Bednar stated that defenseman Bowen Byram (upper-body) is skating and progressing however nonetheless not able to return.
Aaron Portzline: Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella stated on 97.1 The Fan that ahead Boone Jenner is out of the remainder of the season with a damaged finger.
Jenner was hit by a Patrik Laine shot Tuesday night time.
Michael Russo: Minnesota Wild ahead Nick Bjugstad is out with an upper-body harm. Ahead Mats Zuccarello and Zach Parise return the lineup.
Darren Dreger: Wild prospect Marco Rossi is getting nearer to having the ability to do some mild coaching after some current checks. He’s anticipated to be prepared for coaching camp.
Montreal Canadiens: Foward Brendan Gallagher shall be out for not less than six weeks and has been placed on the LTIR.
Mike Morreale: A New Jersey Devils spokesperson stated that ahead Nico Hischier might be able to return to the lineup subsequent week if he continues to make progress.
Ian Mendes: Ottawa Senators goaltender Marcus Hogberg began final night time, his first sport since being injured again on February 18th.
Pens Inside Scoop: Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan harm updates.
Ahead Teddy Blueger skated once more yesterday however isn’t cleared to play but.
Defenseman John Marino was given a upkeep day and didn’t skate.
Ahead Kasperi Kapanen is doing off-ice works and hasn’t began skating but.
Pens Inside Scoop: Sullivan that Evgeni Malkin is progressing and skated for the primary time. He’s missed the previous 10 video games with a lower-body harm.
Pens Inside Scoop: Sidney Crosby on Malkin again skating: “It’s enormous. It’s an enormous step. Understanding how essential he’s to this staff, and simply the quantity of men that we’ve seen exit right here recently, it’s all the time nice whenever you hear that guys are progressing. It’s the identical with Geno.”
Kristen Shilton: Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe on goaltender Frederik Andersen: “No replace. He had one other observe up however I haven’t gotten the replace but.”
Keefe when requested if there’s any concern that Andersen is finished for the season: “No concern.”
Mark Masters: Andersen (lower-body) hasn’t been on the ice since March nineteenth.
Scott Billeck: Winnipeg Jets ahead Blake Wheeler isn’t touring with the staff as he’s in concussion protocol after taking an elbow from Brady Tkachuk to the pinnacle on Monday.