NHL Injuries: Ducks, Sabres, Blue Jackets, Stars, Penguins
Terry on crutches

Will Nault: Anaheim Ducks forward Troy Terry left the arena in a walking boot and on crutches. He blocked a Mark Giordano shot in the second period.

Scandella leaves early

Sabres PR: Buffalo Sabres defenseman Marco Scandella left last night’s game early.

McQuaid not traveling with the team

Brian Hedger: Columbus Blue Jackets defenseman Adam McQuaid has an upper-body injury and is not traveling with the team.

Stars have some players who are close to returning

Sean Shapiro: Dallas Stars Mats Zuccarello and Justin Dowling are at least three days away from returning to the lineup.

Nick Ritchie is still listed as day-to-day.

Ben Bishop is also day-to-day and his status for Tuesday is uncertain.

Maatta activated … Malkin practicing

Pittsburgh Penguins: The Penguins have activated Olli Maatta from the IR.

Matt Vensel of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin practiced in a no-contact jersey.

The Penguins play on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

“More games is better but I can’t like rush right now,” Malkin said. “I understand there’s just four games left. I’m not playing all of them. I’m probably like one or two. I feel it’s good for me if I play like two or three games. But we’ll see how I feel like , after . Every day is important.”

Borowiecki out with an upper-body injury

Bruce Garrioch: Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki missed last night’s game with an upper-body injury.

Pavelski not ready

Paul Gackle: San Jose Sharks forward Joe Pavelski was still not ready to return to the lineup last night.

Hedman suffers an upper-body injury

Tampa Bay Lightning: Defenseman Victor Hedman left last night’s game early with an upper-body injury.

Elliotte Friedman: Carl Hagelin‘s helmet hit Hedman on the chin. The collision wasn’t dirty.

Joe Smith: Defenseman Erik Cernak seemed fine in the room after the game. He was to get treatment after the game.