Andy Strickland of True Hockey: Blues forward T.J. Oshie is taking part in practice but not “battle drills” as he recovers from his ankle injury, is getting closer to returning. He did travel with the team to Toronto, but they are still saying a return could be around the all-star break.
James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail: Mike Brown practiced with the Leafs again yesterday and is likely to play during the teams 4 game road trip which begins Friday. John Mitchell will be out 4-6 weeks after suffering a knee injury in practice on Sunday. Audio from Ron Wilson after Leafs practice yesterday.
Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune: Lightning goalie Mike Smith could be healthy to return next week, which will would give them 3 healthy goalies on their roster. Smith and Dan Ellis will battle to be the backup for Roloson.