Milan Michalek had a "maintenance day" on Sunday, but the Ottawa Senators said he'll be ready for Game 1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Milan Michalek tallied the lone goal for the Senators in their 3-1 loss in Game 2 of their first-round series with the Canadiens on Friday night.
Milan Michalek will play with Kyle Turris and Daniel Alfredsson on Ottawa's top line to open the playoffs Thursday night.
Chris Phillips and Milan Michalek both sat out practice Tuesday in what the Senators termed a "maintenance day."
Milan Michalek has tallied two goals in two games since his return to the lineup from a knee injury.
Milan Michalek, who returned to action Friday night against New Jersey, showed good speed and a zip to his game.
Milan Michalek potted a goal in the Senators' 2-0 win over the Devils Friday night.
The Ottawa Senators announced that Milan Michalek is "healthy and available to play" on Friday. Adjust your lineup accordingly.
Milan Michalek (knee) is "getting closer and closer" to rejoining the lineup, according to Senators coach Paul MacLean.
Milan Michalek underwent arthroscopic surgery on his ailing knee Tuesday and there is no timetable for his return.
Ottawa coach Paul MacLean stated after Sunday's win over Winnipeg he doesn't expect winger Milan Michalek to travel with the team for Tuesday's game against the Islanders.
Milan Michalek (knee) will not be able to return on Saturday or Sunday.
The Ottawa Senators "don't anticipate" Milan Michalek will be available Wednesday night.
Milan Michalek won't be available to play Monday after suffering a bit of a setback with regard to his ailing knee.