News: Carey Price is on track to start Tuesday's game against the Red Wings, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports. Analysis: Carey Price has been a little lucky this season, winning four games despite owning a 3.38 GAA -- the 38th best mark in the league. He will likely need to be sharp to pick up the victory Tuesday with the Canadiens taking on a Red Wings team that has given up just 1.40 goals per game through five contests.
News: The Penguins assigned Derrick Pouliot (shoulder) to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Tuesday. Analysis: Derrick Pouliot is recovering from offseason shoulder surgery, and it appears he is ready to take the ice. He could be called up to Pittsburgh once the team feels he has his game legs under him.
News: Mikhail Grabovski (concussion) went through a light skate Tuesday morning, TSN's Mark Masters reports. Analysis: Head coach Jack Capuano was encouraged by Mikhail Grabovski's participation, calling it a positive sign in his recovery. Grabovski remains day-to-day for now, but with him back on the ice, a return should not be far off, so long as his concussion symptoms do not worsen.
News: Tuukka Rask is in line to start Tuesday's game against the Sharks. Analysis: Tuukka Rask was the first goalie off the ice following Tuesday's morning skate, which puts him on track to open Tuesday's game in the home team's crease. He will take on a San Jose team that was shut out in its last contest but is still averaging 3.17 goals per game.
News: Travis Hamonic (undisclosed) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs, TSN's Mark Masters reports. Analysis: Travis Hamonic was injured during Monday's practice, but he has a chance to play against Toronto after taking part in Tuesday's morning skate. Expect a decision on his playing status to be made during pregame warmups.
News: Jaroslav Halak will be the starting goaltender in Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs. Analysis: Jaroslav Halak will look to get back in the win column after having a three-game winning streak snapped his last time out. He will face a Toronto squad that tallied just one goal in two games against the Red Wings over the weekend.
News: Michael Bournival recalled Bournival from Hamilton of the American Hockey League, Hockey Inside Out reports. He had been sent down to the AHL to get some playing time and scored a goal in two games with the Bulldogs. Analysis: Michael Bournival opened the regular season in Montreal but had not appeared in a game, hence the desire to get some playing time in with the Bulldogs. He rotated in on the fourth line during Monday's practice, and it is not known if he'll suit up Tuesday night against Detroit.
News: The Capitals reassigned Tom Wilson (ankle) to AHL Hershey on Monday. Analysis: Tom Wilson has been on IR with an ankle injury, and will likely use the stint in Hershey to get back up to speed. Expect him to be called back up to the big club when he's healthy.
News: Seth Griffith, whom the Bruins recalled from AHL Providence on Monday, skated with Milan Lucic and David Krejci during Monday's practice, the team's official site reports. Analysis: The Bruins return to action Tuesday against the Sharks, and if Seth Griffith rejoins the team's lineup for that contest, it's plausible that he and Simon Gagne could both end up seeing ice time with Lucic and Krejci.
News: The Ducks reassigned Jason LaBarbera to AHL Norfolk on Monday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. Analysis: Labarbera filled in for John Gibson as Frederik Andersen's backup for a while, but will return to the minors, where he's expected to spend most of the season.