Cam Fowler re-upped with the Ducks on a five-year, $20 million contract.
James Neal is dealing with a concussion.
Ryan Kesler (sprained knee) will miss "at least a couple of weeks," according to coach John Tortorella.
Vladimir Sobotka generated a goal and two assists in his return to the lineup on Thursday night.
Reto Berra will get his first start with the Avalanche next week.
Jonathan Bernier's return to Los Angeles didn't last long, as he played one period before leaving with a lower-body injury.
Superstar Steven Stamkos scored his first goal since returning from a broken right leg and newcomer Ryan Callahan had his first since being acquired at the NHL trade deadline, helping the Lightning hold off the Florida Panthers 5-4 in Tampa Bay Thursday night.
Kari Lehtonen (concussion) skated before practice on Thursday.
Rich Peverley visited the Stars' practice facility on Thursday morning after he was released from the hospital on Wednesday night.
It doesn't sound like Paul Stastny will be available to return on Friday from a back injury.
Dan Ellis will make his Florida debut on Thursday against Tampa Bay.
Jonathan Bernier will return to Staples Center for the first time as a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs on Thursday night.