Zach Parise practiced again Tuesday without pain in his right knee, five months after surgery.
Bruins captain Zdeno Chara took a shot off his left knee area in the Bruins' group B scrimmage Monday afternoon and is day to day with a contusion.
Senators forward Alexei Kovalev will be sidelined for at least a week because of a knee injury.
Patrick Kane, a member of the U.S. Olympic team, went down with an injury to his right leg and gingerly skated to the bench early in the third period of the Chicago Blackhawks game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Sabres forward Ales Kotalik is expected to miss Buffalo's season opener against the New York Islanders on Friday because of a knee injury.
New York Rangers star Pavel Bure's career could be in jeopardy due to lingering pain in his knee after surgery, according to the player's agent.
Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman, using crutches as he recovers from knee surgery, says he won't return to the NHL if he's unable to overcome the intense pain from the injury.