Matt Porter: Boston Bruins defenseman Derek Forbort on returning to practice yesterday: “It was fun. I’ve been doing drills the last week. It was fun to get in some game situations, make some plays, and try to hit Jake DeBrusk.”
Charlie O’Connor: Philadelphia Flyers injury updates:
Travis Konecny will be out for 10 to 14 days.
Wade Allison will be out for two to three weeks. A week ago he was given a three-week timeline.
Cam Atkinson is still week-to-week. He was on the ice Tuesday.
James van Riemsdyk is on track to return in early December. December 9th would be the six-week mark.
Sean Couturier had surgery on October 27th and is still hoping to be able to return in three-four months.
Bobby Brink is expected to return in late December. He is skating with their AHL team.
- Sheng Peng: Quinn on Reimer: “He’s injured a little bit, but this isn’t gonna be long-term. This might be a one-game situation.”
David Alter: Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Morgan Rielly has been placed on the LTIR with a knee injury. He’ll be out at least 10 games and 24 days. Defensemen Victor Mete and Mac Hollowell have been recalled.
- David Alter: Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe didn’t have a timeline for Rielly. He doesn’t need surgery.
- Cap Friendly: The Leafs LTI salary pool is now at $13.125 million with $7,200,833 remaining after the two recalls.