Jason Spezza spoke to Wayne Scanlan of the Ottawa Citizen about a number of topics recently and one of them was possibly becoming the next captain of the Senators.
Tom Wilson will not face supplemental discipline for his check on Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn.
Jeff Zatkoff will be in goal for Pittsburgh on Thursday against Minnesota.
Devan Dubnyk will be between the pipes for Edmonton Thursday versus Colorado.
Brayden Schenn will play Thursday after he was sent head-first into the boards on a dangerous hit from Washington's Tom Wilson on Tuesday.
Jaden Schwartz will return Thursday night after missing two games with an undisclosed muscle injury.
Jimmy Howard (knee) could return to the lineup before the end of the month.
GM Ken Holland expects Henrik Zetterberg to return from his back injury after the NHL's Christmas break.
Daniel Briere will be a healthy scratch Thursday.
Tyler Bozak (oblique injury) took part in Thursday's morning skate.
Victor Hedman will return from his lower-body injury Thursday night.
Anders Lindback is expected to get the nod against his former team Thursday when Tampa Bay hosts the Nashville Predators.