News: Alex Tanguay (face) has been cleared by doctors and will play against the Coyotes on Tuesday, Adrian Dater of the Denver Post reports. Analysis: Alex Tanguay was hit in the face with a puck in Thursday's game against the Capitals and was forced to miss Colorado's game on Saturday. It was originally feared that he would be out indefinitely, but after further evaluation it was determined that the injury was not long-term. In 20 appearances this season, the 35-year-old winger has seven goals and four assists.
News: Emerson Etem was reassigned to AHL Norfolk on Monday. Analysis: Emerson Etem has made 88 appearances for Anaheim throughout his career, but he'll head down to the AHL and work on improving his game nonetheless. When considering that he has considerable NHL experience at just 22-years-old, he'll likely be called back to Anaheim at some later point in the season.
News: William Karlsson (illness) was reassigned to AHL Norfolk on Monday. Analysis: William Karlsson was placed on the injured reserve Thursday, but Monday's move doesn't appear to be a rehabilitation assignment. The 21-year-old has already made nine career appearances with Norfolk and will likely bounce between the majors and minors throughout the 2014-15 season.
News: Taylor Hall practiced on the top line Monday, according to the Oilers web site. Analysis: Taylor Hall was taken off the top line last week in order to shake things up but once Benoit Pouliot went down to injury it was just a matter of time until he was going to be reunited with Jordan Eberle and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins.
News: Dylan Olsen was a healthy scratch from Monday's game against the Wild, George Richards of the Miami Herald reports. Analysis: Dylan Olsen was scratched from the lineup minutes before Monday's game began, despite the fact that he's recorded four assists on the season. The Panthers face the Hurricanes on Wednesday and it remains to be seen whether or not Olsen will continue to sit on the bench or reenter the lineup.
News: Colby Robak will be in the lineup Monday against the Wild, Steve Goldstein of FOX Sports reports. Analysis: Colby Robak has made just six appearances for Florida this season, and so it seems that he'll likely have a minor role in Monday's game against the Wild as he comes off the bench with the fourth line.
News: David Krejci (undisclosed) will not play Monday against the Penguins, Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe reports. Analysis: David Krejci is dealing with an undisclosed injury and should be considered day-to-day moving forward. Luckily for Krejci, the Bruins don't take the ice until Friday against the Jets.
News: Chris Kelly (undisclosed) will not play Monday against the Penguins, Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe reports. Analysis: Chris Kelly also missed the morning skate so Monday night's absence was expected. His next opportunity to get on the ice will be against the Jets on Friday, although coach Claude Julien says that he doesn't know when Kelly will be able to make a comeback.
News: De Haan is dealing with an undisclosed illness and will not play Monday against the Flyers. Analysis: The 23-year-old has three assists on the season but seems to be stymied by an illness that leaves him day-to-day. His next opportunity to get on the ice will be against the Capitals on Wednesday.
News: Thomas Hickey is dealing with an undisclosed illness and will not play Monday against the Flyers. Analysis: Thomas Hickey has registered one goal and five assists on the season but won't have an opportunity to add onto those totals Monday. He should be considered day-to-day with his next opportunity to take the ice coming against the Capitals on Wednesday.