Tyler Seguin was demoted from first-line center to third-line duty with the Boston Bruins last season but his new coach, Lindy Ruff, plans to use him as the No. 1 center in the coming season with the Dallas Stars.
Pavel Datsyuk (concussion) is expected to return to Detroit's lineup on Tuesday against Florida.
Dan Ellis will get the nod for Dallas Saturday afternoon.
Jonas Gustavsson will get the nod for Detroit again on Saturday against Florida.
Jhonas Enroth will be in goal for Buffalo Saturday night.
Alexander Steen (illness) will be a game-time decision Saturday night.
Johnny Boychuk is expected to miss about three to seven days because of back sprain.
Jay Pandolfo has announced his retirement.
Craig Anderson will be between the pipes on Saturday when the Senators host the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Jarome Iginla will return to Calgary for the first time since he was dealt away last season on Tuesday.
Ryan Getzlaf stretched his point streak to a dozen games by firing home a goal and an assist in Anaheim’s 3-2 shootout win over Chicago Friday night.
Curtis McElhinney kicked off his temporary starting mandate in the Jackets’ crease with a shutout victory over Minnesota Friday night.