If you are concerned that rugged Canadiens' defenseman Alexei Emelin will not play a physical brand of hockey upon his return from reconstructive knee surgery, don't be.
Jeff Skinner registered a hat trick for the Hurricanes in a 5-2 win over Nashville Thursday.
Carey Price continued his superb play of late in Thursday's 2-1 win over the Bruins.
Jonathan Bernier turned aside 48 of 50 shots for the Maple Leafs in a 3-2 overtime win over Dallas on Thursday.
Henrik Lundqvist was about two minutes shy of recording a shutout in a 3-1 win over the Sabres Thursday.
Tyler Seguin has been given the green light to return from his concussion on Thursday night.
Alexander Edler (lower body) won't play Friday and he's out indefinitely pending further evaluation.
Evander Kane (lower body) won't play Thursday and he's being listed as day-to-day.
Jeff Petry will be a healthy scratch Thursday.
Jonas Gustavsson will be between the pipes for Detroit on Friday versus New Jersey.
Shea Weber (eye) is expected to resume practices Friday.
Tyler Seguin (concussion) skated Thursday morning and he'll be a game-time decision for tonight's contest against Toronto.