News: Eric Gelinas will likely get back on the ice Friday, the the Record's Tom Gulitti reports. Analysis: It looks like Adam Larsson will be a healthy scratch Friday, which was the case for Eric Gelinas earlier in the week.
News: Adam Larsson will be a healthy scratch Friday, the the Record's Tom Gulitti reports. Analysis: He was skating late with Devils coaches during the morning skate, and it looks like Eric Gelinas is back in for New Jersey.
News: Martin Havlat (face) is out for Friday's game, the Record's Tom Gulitti reports. Analysis: His status for Saturday is not yet known, but he should be considered day-to-day for now.
News: Andrew MacDonald (lower body) will be out four weeks, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Analysis: He had appeared in all seven of the Flyers contests, recording three points and an average ice time of 22:55, ranking second on the team. This leaves the Flyers thin on defense, as Braydon Coburn will also miss another four weeks with a lower-body injury. Call-ups for the injured defensemen are undetermined at this time.
News: Braydon Coburn (lower body) will be out four weeks, according to general manager Ron Hextall. Analysis: Braydon Coburn has already missed two weeks with the injury, and it was thought he would be able to return earlier in the week, but the latest news confirms the ailment was more severe than anticipated. Andrew MacDonald will also be out for about a month with a lower-body injury, so the Flyers are noticeably thin on defense. Call-ups for the injured defensemen are undetermined at this time.
News: Jordin Tootoo has a bone bruise on his left foot, and has been placed on the injured reserve, retroactive to Oct. 21, and is considered day-to-day. Analysis: His foot isn't broken, which is good news, but he will need to sit out until Oct. 28 after being placed on injured reserve.
News: Alexander Steen (illness) played more than 21 minutes and picked up an assist Thursday in a loss to the Canucks. He was minus-2 and took four shots. Analysis: The flu that had been bothering Alexander Steen for a couple of days didn't seem to limit him on Thursday. He should be safe to count on going forward.
News: Sam Gagner was held off the scoresheet and was minus-2 Thursday in a loss to Minnesota. He put one shot on net in 17:34 of ice time. Analysis: Sam Gagner has yet to register a point with the Coyotes. His track record suggests that the points will come soon, but he could soon endanger his playing time if his slump continues
News: Jake Muzzin logged over 20 minutes of ice time in his return to the lineup Thursday. Analysis: Jake Muzzin didn't factor into the scoring in a 2-0 win over the Sabres but was able to log some pretty heavy minutes in his first game back. He could see some extra time on the team's second power play until Slava Voynov's situation is resolved.
News: Marco Scandella had three shots on goal and was a plus-two in Thursday's win over Phoenix. Analysis: Marco Scandella doesn't have a point this season but he's played solid defense as he's plus-five and has seven blocked shots. Sandella's value isn't in scoring points, but it looks like he's set for another strong year in plus/minus rating and other defensive stats.