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.