FedEx Field has reportedly been ruled out as a possible destination for the 2015 Winter Classic, as the Washington Redskins will host the Dallas Cowboys there on Dec. 28 and officials will not have enough time to flip the field into an ice rink.
Thomas Greiss will play between the pipes on Friday.
The Boston Bruins have signed Reilly Smith to a two-year, $6.85 million contract extension.
Torey Krug has agreed to a one-year, $3.4 million extension with Boston.
Nathan MacKinnon is expected to miss the next six-to-eight weeks with a fractured foot.
Jaroslav Halak allowed three goals on 31 shots as the Islanders topped the Nashville Predators 4-3 on Thursday night.
Pekka Rinne couldn't handle the potent Islanders offense on Thursday night as he surrendered four goals on 26 shots for his fourth straight loss.
Jhonas Enroth came in for a struggling Kari Lehtonen on Thursday night and earned the shootout victory over Florida by making 10 saves in regulation and another three in overtime.
Alex Ovechkin (lower-body) won't play in Thursday's game against Minnesota.
Tyler Seguin (knee) skated with his teammates on Thursday for the first time.
Trevor Daley will be out of action for two-to-four weeks, according to coach Lindy Ruff.
Alex Ovechkin is listed as a game-time decision for Thursday's match against Minnesota because of a lower-body injury.