A five-hour meeting in Gary Bettman's office between the commissioner, his assistant Bill Daly and five NHLPA representatives Friday night turned out to be a significant step in the right direction, according to Minnesota Wild forward Zenon Konopka.
Artem Anisimov has undergone surgery on his right wrist.
Kris Letang has been suspended for one game for interference on Washington's Marcus Johansson.
Torey Krug has had successful surgery on his right shoulder.
David Krejci has undergone successful surgery on his left hip.
Antti Niemi is likely to get the nod in Game 3 versus St. Louis.
Marcus Johansson won't skate on Tuesday because of an upper-body injury.
Kris Letang will have a hearing Tuesday with the NHL Department of Player Safety.
The Calgary Flames have fired Bob Hartley.
Rookie goaltender Matt Murray made an eyebrow-raising 47 saves Monday night to spearhead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 triumph over the visiting Washington Capitals in the third game of the teams' second-round playoff series.
Marc-Andre Fleury will dress as the Penguins' backup goalie in Monday's game against Washington.
Connor McDavid has been named a finalist for the Calder Trophy.