In an interview with Canadian sports journalist Josh Rimer, Canadian singer and hockey fan Michael Buble encouraged fans to boycott the NHL if the whole season is lost because of the labor dispute between the league's owners and players.
Connor McDavid is healing ahead of schedule and may return to the Oilers in mid-to-late January, according to Mark Spector.
Nail Yakupov is expected to miss the next two-to-four weeks due to an ankle sprain.
Kari Lehtonen is expected to miss the next five-to-seven days with his upper-body injury.
Kari Lehtonen (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list.
Mike Condon will get the nod against New Jersey on Friday.
Coach Michel Therrien said Carey Price aggravated the same lower-body injury he had when he missed nine games.
Patrick Kane extended his points streak to 17 games with two assists in the Blackhawk's 5-2 win over San Jose on Wednesday.
Shane Prince scored twice and added an assist in the Senators' 5-3 win over Colorado on Wednesday.
Lightning goalie Ben Bishop turned away 37 of the 38 shots he faced from the Los Angeles Kings Wednesday night en route to a 2-1 shootout victory in Tampa Bay.
Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby notched two goals in Pittsburgh's 4-3 overtime victory Wednesday night over the visiting St. Louis Blues.
All-star goalie Carey Price missed the third period of the Montreal Canadiens' 5-1 win over the New York Rangers Wednesday night because of a reported leg injury.