Justin Williams blasted home the overtime winner in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night to help the Kings come all the way back from an early two-goal deficit and beat the Rangers 3-2.
Marian Gaborik has left Friday's match with the Rangers due to a knee injury.
Jaden Schwartz will make his long awaited return to the Blues' lineup Friday night against the Panthers.
Patrice Bergeron didn't participate in Friday's practice.
Connor Hellebuyck has been sent to the minors.
Ondrej Pavelec (knee) has been taken off of the injured reserve list.
Brandon Sutter has undergone jaw surgery and will need six-to-eight weeks to recover.
Alexander Edler is expected to miss the next six weeks with a fibula fracture.
Buffalo will go with Chad Johnson between the pipes on Friday.
Artemi Panarin (illness) was able to do off-ice workouts on Friday.
Carey Price (lower body) is unlikely to play again this season, according to La Presse.
Peter Budaj will probably play between the pipes on Friday.