Look for Michal Jordan to see full-time duty on the Carolina blueline with the trade of Jay Harrison to Winnipeg.
Mikael Backlund has skated for the last three days but there is no timetable for his return from abdominal surgery.
Karri Ramo tested negatively for the mumps.
Lauri Korpikoski (lower body) practiced on Friday but his status for Saturday is still up in the air.
Michael Stone practiced on Friday but will not be able to play on Saturday due to an upper body injury.
The Arizona Coyotes have not decided as to whether Mike Smith or Devan Dubnyk will be between the pipes on Saturday.
Martin Hanzal and his wife are the proud parents of a baby girl.
Kyle Palmieri (shoulder) will try to start skating on the weekend.
Corey Perry (knee) is hoping to start skating on the weekend according to coach Bruce Boudreau.
Hampus Lindholm sat out Friday's game with a lower body injury.
Francois Beauchemin (finger) sat for the 12th straight game on Friday.
Dany Heatley played on Friday for the first time since November 9.
Tuukka Rask stopped 25 shots but it wasn't enough in the Bruins 2-1 loss to Winnipeg on Friday.
Torey Krug scored the lone goal for Boston in a 2-1 loss to Winnipeg on Friday.
Mathieu Perreault was credited with the game-winner in Winnipeg's 2-1 win over Boston on Friday.