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.
Ray Emery will play in Game 1 of Philadelphia's series against the New York Rangers.
Paul Maurice has inked a four-year extension with the Winnipeg Jets.
The San Jose Sharks are considering using Joe Pavelski as the team's third-line center.
Drew Doughty (upper body) will be available for Game 1 on Thursday.
The Florida Panthers were awarded the first overall selection for this June’s NHL Entry Draft, winning the selection lottery on Tuesday night.
Seth Jones will don the red, white and blue for Team USA in Belarus next month, accepting an invitation to participate in the World Hockey Championships.
Evgeni Malkin is still questionable for Game 1, but took a step in the right direction on Tuesday by officially returning to practice for the first time since sustaining a foot injury on March 23.
Frederik Andersen might be the Anaheim Ducks' opening game starter.
Valtteri Filppula (lower body) took part in Tuesday's practice.
Ondrej Palat (upper body) is ready to play in the Lightning's postseason opener on Wednesday.
Ben Bishop (elbow) won't be available for Game 1 on Wednesday.