Jason Spezza isn't ready to return from his surgically repaired back yet, but there's plenty of anticipation and speculation that he's not far away from playing again.
Brooks Orpik (concussion) was on the ice Friday morning.
Michael Raffl played on the Flyers' top line on Thursday.
Alexander Steen notched a goal and an assist in St. Louis' 6-3 win over Toronto on Thursday night.
Tim Thomas (undisclosed) isn't likely to play Friday after getting hurt in Thursday's practice.
Matt Duchene scored a pair of goals and added an assist for Colorado in Thursday's 4-3 shootout win over the Jets.
Curtis McElhinney was forced to leave Thursday's 4-2 victory over the Rangers after sustaining a lower body injury during the first period.
Ryan Strome won't make his NHL debut Thursday when the Islanders play Phoenix.
Shane Doan's mystery illness sounds like it's going to keep him sidelined for an extended period of time.
Evgeni Nabokov (groin) has been taken off injured reserve.
Jonathan Quick's groin injury isn't expected to be a problem for the Winter Olympics.
Alexander Semin (concussion) will be back in Carolina's lineup Thursday.