Jake Gardiner has been put at about 90 percent healthy by coach Randy Carlyle after being out of action for a month due to concussion and whiplash symptoms.
Roberto Luongo beat old teammate Cory Schneider for the third time this season as the Panthers knocked off the Devils 5-3 on Friday night.
Patrik Elias notched a goal and an assist in the Devils' 5-3 loss to the Panthers on Friday night.
Evgeny Kuznetsov notched his first three NHL points, all assists, Friday night to power the Caps past the Canucks by a score of 4-3.
Dustin Brown is dealing with an illness and consequently skipped Friday's practice.
Jonathan Quick missed Friday's practice due to an illness.
Joey MacDonald will play between the pipes on Friday.
The IOC has decided that Nicklas Backstrom, who was barred from playing in the gold medal between Sweden and Canada in the 2014 Winter Olympics, will still receive his silver medal.
Fedor Tyutin (ankle) has been activated by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
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.