Paul Hamilton: Buffalo Sabers trainer Ralph Krueger said striker Jack Quinn was on IR with an upper body injury.
Paul Hamilton: Krueger said striker Sam Reinhart suffers from an upper body injury on a daily basis and they will decide this morning if he is ready to leave.
Charlie Roumeliotis: Chicago Blackhawks Jeremy Colliton said striker Brent Seabrook has skated but there is no schedule for his return.
Adrian Dater: Colorado Avalanche manager Jared Bednar said goalkeeper Pavel Francouz’s injury was not related to his previous injury.
Adrian Dater: Bednar said that Pierre-Edouard Bellemare “will miss some time”.
Jordan Hall of NBC Sports Philadelphia: Philadelphia Flyers coach Alain Vigneault said defender Philippe Myers (broken rib) has skated and felt fine.
Striker Sean Couturier is “a few weeks away”, according to Vigneault.
Lou Korac: St. Louis Blues manager Craig Berube expects forward Tyler Bozak to miss this weekend’s games. Defender Robert Bortuzzo is skating but is unlikely to play tonight.
Chris Johnston: Minnesota Wild forward Kevin Fiala loses $ 77,586.21 on three-game suspension.
Heck add one to the COVID log list while hurricanes removed three
Chris Johnston: New Jersey Devils Travis Zajac was added to the NHL’s COVID Protocol Absence List, while Carolina Hurricanes Warren Foegele, Jordan Martinook and Teuvo Teravainen were removed from the list.
Mike Morreale: Devils Mackenzie Blackwood is still on the COVID list and not traveling with the team.
Vegas San Jose games postponed
NHL: The NHL postpones two more games.
The National Hockey League announced today that the games currently scheduled for February 1-3 between the Vegas Golden Knights and the San Jose Sharks have been postponed and will be postponed for later in the season in San Jose. Four Golden Knights members, including three coaches, are currently being isolated in connection with the league’s COVID protocol. The team’s training facilities will remain closed until further notice. “