Tim Thomas feels reinvigorated after skipping the 2013 campaign.
Mike Hoffman (illness) won't suit up in Tuesday's game against the Capitals.
Patrik Laine will return to the lineup on Tuesday night from a concussion.
Tommy Wingels has been shipped to the Ottawa Senators.
Matt Duchene (illness) is questionable for Wednesday night.
The earliest that Jonathan Quick will be available to return from a groin injury is early March, according to GM Dean Lombardi.
Mikko Koivu will return from an illness on Tuesday night against Dallas.
Tyler Seguin will be in the lineup on Tuesday night.
Juuse Saros will be in goal for Nashville on Tuesday night.
Cory Schneider will get the nod against Los Angeles on Tuesday night.
Mike Hoffman (illness) will be a game-time decision Tuesday night.
Mitch Marner produced a goal and an assist in Monday's 4-0 win over Calgary.