Vilardi could return for Kings against Oilers in Game 2 of West 1st Round
Forward missed series opener, last 9 regular-season games with upper-body injuryby David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer
EDMONTON -- Gabriel Vilardi could return for the Los Angeles Kings against the Edmonton Oilers in Game 2 of their Western Conference First Round series at Rogers Place on Wednesday (10 p.m. ET; ESPN, CBC, SN, TVAS, BSSC).
Pavelski questionable for Stars vs. Wild in Game 2 of Western 1st Round
Dallas preparing to face Minnesota without forward, injured on Dumba hit in openerby Tracey Myers @TraMyers_NHL / NHL.com Staff Writer
DALLAS -- Joe Pavelski's status is unknown for Game 2 of the Western Conference First Round against the Minnesota Wild at American Airlines Center on Wednesday (9:30 p.m. ET; ESPN21, SN360, TVAS2, BSSW, BSNX), so the Dallas Stars will prepare as though the forward will not play.
Svechnikov hopes to be back by training camp for Hurricanes
Forward had knee surgery March 16, played in NHL All-Star Gameby Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer
RALEIGH, N.C. -- Andrei Svechnikov hopes to be ready for the start of training camp next season with the Carolina Hurricanes after having surgery March 16 to repair a torn ACL in his right knee.
Bergeron out for Bruins for Game 1 against Panthers because of illness
Ullmark will start for Boston after returning to practice Saturdayby Amalie Benjamin @AmalieBenjamin / NHL.com Staff Writer
BOSTON -- Patrice Bergeron will not play for the Boston Bruins against the Florida Panthers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round on Monday.
Barzal expected to return for Islanders for Game 1 at Hurricanes
Forward 'felt great' at practice after missing 23 games with lower-body injuryby Denis P. Gorman / NHL.com Independent Correspondent
EAST MEADOW, N.Y. -- Mathew Barzal is expected to return for the New York Islanders in Game 1 of the best-of-7 Eastern Conference First Round at the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday (7 p.m. ET; ESPN2, SN360, TVAS2).
Makar, Helm out indefinitely for Avalanche
Defenseman, forward each has lower-body injuryNHL.com @NHLdotcom
Cale Makar and Darren Helm will be out indefinitely for the Colorado Avalanche, each with a lower-body injury.
Savard, Monahan out rest of season for Canadiens
Defenseman sidelined with knee injury, forward has groin surgery; Belzile also done because of broken legNHL.com @NHLdotcom
David Savard, Sean Monahan and Alex Belzile will each miss the rest of the season for the Montreal Canadiens.
Brassard out for season for Senators with broken fibula
Forward has surgery after sustaining injury against Flyersby Callum Fraser / NHL.com Independent Correspondent
OTTAWA -- Derick Brassard will be out for the rest of the season for the Ottawa Senators after having surgery on a broken fibula on Saturday.
Laine out 2-4 weeks for Blue Jackets with triceps strain
Forward injured during practice drill, 2nd-leading scorer for Columbusby Craig Merz / NHL.com Independent Correspondent
COLUMBUS -- Patrik Laine is out 2-4 weeks for the Columbus Blue Jackets because of a triceps strain sustained when taking a shot during the last drill of practice Thursday.
Anderson out remainder of season for Canadiens
Forward sustained high ankle sprain, scored 21 goalsNHL.com @NHLdotcom
Josh Anderson will miss the remainder of the season for the Montreal Canadiens because of a high ankle sprain.