defenseman Kris Letang Played in his first game since December 28th.
- Scoop inside the pen: Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said he didn’t know about Jarry’s problem until he got on the field before the game. Sullivan added: “He is now being assessed for upper body injuries. I have nothing more for you.”
Krug missed 13 games with a lower-body injury. Tarasenko missed 10 matches with a hand injury.
Forward Pavel Buknevich He was placed on IR after undergoing a procedure to address an infection in his ankle. He hurt his ankle earlier in the season. He will be reevaluated after the All-Star break.
Pak Pedia: The Blues have $213,000 in remaining LTIR cap space after activating Krug and his $6.5 million cap hit. Ryan O’Reilly, Pavel Buknevich And Robert Bortuzzo is in IR. Marco Scandella And Scott Perunovich.
“Thatcher Demko, when will she return? As of now, I am being told after the break, which is February 3rd.
So Thatcher Demko is back from six weeks out injured, if he returns after the break, it will be 10 weeks.
Samantha Pele: Capitals forward Tom Wilson left last night’s game with a lower-body injury.
Samantha Pele: Wilson blocked a shot with his right leg. It was ACL surgery on his left knee.