Roster and Goalie Notes: Senators, Canes, Bruins, Pens, Leafs, Canucks, Devils, Caps, Panthers, Blues and Predators

  • Darren Dreger: Senators confirm that Erik Karlsson will be in the lineup tonight. Sidney Crosby is having more dental work done today. 
  • Boston Bruins: Nathan Horton not on the ice today. Last update, still day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
  • Will DePaoli: Penguins Paul Martin is with the team. Pittsburgh Penguins: Martin won’t play tonight, but is hopeful for Saturday. Penguins: Brooks Orpik (lower-body), Joe Vitale (lower-body) and Sidney Crosby (dental work), remained in Pittsburgh. James Neal and Martin are back to full practice, but won’t play tonight.
  • Michael Traikos: Looking like both Colton Orr and Frazer McLaren won’t play tonight for the Maple Leafs. Chris Johnston: McLaren has some neck soreness.
  • Farhan Lalji: Canucks Keith Ballard will play forward tonight.
  • Andrew Gross: Jared Staal will be on a line with Jordan Staal and Tuomo Ruutu.
  • Bruce Garrioch: Senators lines: Greening-Smith-Alfredsson; Michalek-Turris-Conacher; Condra-Zibanejad-Silfverberg; Latendresse-Pageau-Neil. Brent Wallace: Defensive pairings: Methot Karlsson; Gryba Phillips; Gonchar-Cowen.
  • Tom Gulitti: Devils lines: Henrique-Loktionov-Kovalchuk; Elias-Zajac-Clarkson; Zubrus-Josefson-Sullivan; Carter-Gionta-Kostopoulos.
  • Randy Sportak: Flames lines: Cammalleri-Stajan-Stempniak; Baertschi-Backlund-Hudler; Byron-Horak-Cervenka; Reinhart-Jones-Jackman. Randy Sportak: Defensive pairing: Giordano-Wideman; Brodie-Cundari; Butler-Babchuk.
  • Stephen Whyno: Michal Neuvirth will start in net for the Capitals.
  • Steve Goldstein: Jacob Markstrom will start in net for the Panthers tonight.
  • Lou Korac: Brian Elliott will start in net for the Blues, with Jaroslav Halak backing him up.
  • Randy Sportak: Joey MacDonald will start in net for the Flames.
  • Preds Radio: Chris Mason will start in net for the Predators.