Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid's season is officially over. McQuaid, who has been sidelined since Jan. 19, underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle last Thursday and will need eight weeks to recover.
The Philadelphia Flyers returned starting goaltender Steve Mason to the lineup Friday but were forced to play without one of their veteran defensemen for the latter half of Game 4 against the New York Rangers when Nicklas Grossmann left the game.
Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg is in a tough position: come back before he's completely comfortable or watch his team get manhandled by the Bruins, writes ESPN The Magazine's Craig Custance.
The Colorado Avalanche will be without key defenseman Tyson Barrie (knee) for four to six weeks following a knee-on-knee hit from Wild forward Matt Cooke in the second period of Minnesota's 1-0 overtime win against the Avs.