Matt Niskanen played only nine shifts for 6:39 of ice time in Sunday's 2-1 shootout win over Ottawa because of a lower-body injury.
Brad Richards will be a healthy scratch Thursday night when the Rangers face elimination from the playoffs in Game 4.
Alex Ovechkin credits coach Adam Oates with his successful turnaround during the 2013 campaign.
Jhonas Enroth wants to be a starting goaltender and he may get that chance with the Buffalo Sabres if Ryan Miller is moved in the off-season.
Zach Bogosian missed the last three games of the regular season with a concussion.
Tobias Enstrom had a back injury at the end of the regular season.
Canucks GM Mike Gillis has fired Alain Vigneault "after a thorough review."
Jussi Jokinen is likely to play in Game 4 Wednesday night at Ottawa.
According to several reports, the Vancouver Canucks have decided to fire head coach Alain Vigneault.
Jakub Voracek is reportedly OK after wrecking his car in an accident this morning in the Czech Republic.
Mark Stone is expected to make his 2013 playoff debut in Game 4 Wednesday night.
Andy Sutton has decided to retire.