Edmonton Oilers: Coach Dave Tippett on goaltender Mike Smith’s standing: “He’s skating proper now, he gained’t play however he’s actual shut. We’re hoping he’ll be an possibility for Friday.”
Mike DeFabo: Pittsburgh Penguins ahead Bryan Rust practiced with the group for the primary time since he was injured within the second sport of the season. He took half in a morning skate final week nevertheless it wasn’t with the total group.
Mark Masters: Toronto Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe on Travis Dermott: “He wasn’t very snug when he tried to place his skate on at the moment so was unable to skate. We’ll need to see how he’s tomorrow.”