Florida Panthers forward Nick Bjugstad underwent season-ending back surgery on Friday.
Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson was fined $2,000 by the NHL on Friday for a second diving offense.
There is always speculation about coaching changes at this point of the NHL season.
St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk is set to return for Saturday's game against Columbus after missing nearly two months with an abdominal injury.
The Buffalo Sabres activated forward Patrick Kaleta from injured reserve on Thursday.
The New York Rangers will go with Cam Talbot in goal on Thursday night in Ottawa instead of Henrik Lundqvist, who will be in uniform for the first time since suffering a vascular injury seven weeks ago.
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Jared Boll was suspended three games, without pay, by the NHL on Thursday for an illegal check to the head.
The Boston Bruins on Tuesday pronounced defenseman Dougie Hamilton out indefinitely due to a shoulder injury.
Vancouver Canucks defenseman Chris Tanev has signed a five-year contract extension.
New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist believes he will return to game action later this week after recovering from a vascular injury.