Notable lineup happenings from around the NHL:
UPDATED Friday 1:25 PM
Marion Gaborik, Sean Avery, and Chris Higgins will not play tonight for the Rangers.
Detroit’s Valterri Filppula will miss 6-8 weeks with a broken wrist.
Daniel Briere is not expected to play Saturday with a lower-body injury.
Jason Spezza (Upper Body) was held out of Thursday’s game and is not expected to play Saturday. Sens Lineup
Kings Justin Williams missed his 5th consecutive game Thursday night. Kings Lineup
Evgeni Malkin will miss 2-3 weeks with a shoulder injury.
Brent Seabrook returned to action Thursday. Jonathan Toews did not make the flight to Nashville and is listed as doubtful for Friday. Hawks Lineup
Tomas Fleischmann made his season debut for the Caps Thursday. Caps Lineup
LA Kings have claimed Randy Jones on re-entry waivers from Philly.
Blair Betts and Ryan Parent are both likely to play for the Flyers Saturday against Carolina.