the coach Jim Montgomery: “We’re hoping all the X-rays come back good.”
Avs coach Jared Bednar said they don’t know if this is going to be a long-term problem. He is listed as daily.
Forward Jonathan Drouin An upper-body injury will keep him out until the All-Star break.
Goaltender Jake Allen The upper body injury will keep him out for at least a week.
Forward Joel Armia The upper body injury will keep him out for at least a week.
Forward Jake Evans He will miss eight to 10 weeks with a lower-body injury. He does not need surgery.
Amanda Stein: New Jersey Devils coach Lindy Ruff in front Nathan Bastian And if he could return tonight: “It’s a possibility. He’s worked hard to get back to this point and we tried to see him today to see how he felt.”
Bruce Garriock: Ottawa Senators forward Josh Norris returned to the lineup last night.
“He skated for about 50 minutes today,” Sullivan said. “It’s his first day on the ice in a few weeks, so we want to make sure we put him in a position to be successful.”
Goaltender Tristan Jarry (lower body) practiced yesterday. defenseman Jeff Petry (upper-body) and forward Ryan Poehling (upper body) received contact during exercise. defenseman Jan Rutta (upper body) did not exercise.
“He’s closer than we think,” Berube said. “He feels good. … He really enjoyed skating there. There will be no problem with that.
“We’ll see. I don’t know if he’s going to keep practicing with us and then he’ll let us know when he’s ready. … It’ll be good to have him back for sure.”
Tarasenko injured his hand on December 31 and was expected to be out for four weeks.
Berube that defenseman Scott Perunovich “Some light, light, light” is cleared for communication.