John Hoven: The Anaheim Ducks have activated forward Corey Perry off of the IR.
Chicago Blackhawks: Defenseman Gustav Forsling has been activated from the IR.
Larkin expected to play
Ansar Khan: Detroit Red Wings coach Jeff Blashill said that forward Dylan Larkin has a bit of an upper-body injury but expects him to play today. They won’t know for sure until later today.
Thompson not traveling yet
Curtis Zupke: Los Angeles Kings forward Nate Thompson isn’t traveling with the team as he’s sick but is expected to join them at some point.
Lower-body injury for Aberg
Michael Russo: Minnesota Wild forward Pontus Aberg has a lower-body injury. Head coach Bruce Boudreau isn’t sure of the extent of the injury.
Malkin out for the weekend
Pittsburgh Penguins: Coach Mike Sullivan on Evgeni Malkin: “Right now he’s day-to-day with an upper-body injury. He will not play tonight or this weekend. We are hopeful that this is a short-term thing and he’ll be back in our lineup soon.”
Lou Korac: St. Louis Blue forward David Perron was on the ice before practice yesterday which is a step in the right direction.
Curtis Pashelka: San Jose Sharks defenseman Erik Karlsson didn’t skate yesterday and is questionable for today’s game against the Coyotes.
David Schoen: The Vegas Golden Knights have activated forward Reilly Smith from the IR and placed defenseman Nick Holden on the IR.
Eller suffers lower-body injury
Chris Kuc: Washington Capitals forward Lars Eller left last night’s game early with a lower-body injury.