UPDATE, 3:01 p.m.: Sounds like Stephen Valiquette is a possibility for Sunday. What, Henrik Lundqvist gets paid $41 million and he can’t work back-to-back games? You don’t hear me complaining and I make…well, slightly less than that.
A few quick notes from practice. I was there briefly, but my colleague Brian Heyman was there for the whole thing. He’ll fill me in later on updates:
<li>Scott Gomez took a shot off the left foot and seemed hampered by it for a while. He never left the ice, though, so I’m assuming it’s not serious.
<li>Marc Staal returned to the ice, but it’s doubtful he’ll return tomorrow after already missing two days of practice.
<li>Martin Straka has thankfully replaced Fedor Tyutin on the point on the Gomez-Drury-Dawes power play unit. He’ll be on the back line with Dan Girardi.
More in a bit…