Boston Bruins defensemen Dennis Seidenberg has been ruled out for Thursday night's game against the St. Louis Blues with a lower-body injury, coach Claude Julien announced after the team's morning skate.
Boston Bruins defenseman Andrew Ference returns to the lineup Thursday night against the Carolina Hurricanes after serving a three-game suspension for his dangerous hit on the New York Rangers' Ryan McDonagh on Jan. 21.
Capitals defenseman Dennis Wideman skated Friday morning for the first time since suffering a serious leg injury late last month, raising hopes he could return to action in a matter of days, not weeks.
The Florida Panthers have traded forward Radek Dvorak and a fifth-round pick in this year's draft to the Atlanta Thrashers in exchange for forwards Niclas Bergfors and Patrick Rismiller, a source told ESPN.com.
Jussi Jokinen deflected in Dennis Seidenberg's slap shot with 0.2 seconds remaining and the Carolina Hurricanes evened their series with New Jersey at two games apiece by beating the Devils 4-3 Tuesday night.
Florida Panthers defenseman Bryan McCabe, who left midway through the second period of Friday night's game against the Carolina Hurricanes, will have an MRI exam Saturday to determine the extent of his back injury.