Andrei Svechnikov (concussion) hasn't cleared the protocol, but should be considered a game-time decision for Game 1 versus the Islanders on Friday, Michael Smith of the Hurricanes' official site reports.
Tuukka Rask will be between the pipes at home for Thursday's Game 1 matchup with Columbus, Shawn Roarke of NHL.com reports.
Joonas Donskoi (undisclosed) skated Thursday in a non-contact jersey, raising doubts about his availability for Game 1 versus Colorado on Friday, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
Joe Pavelski (head) is doubtful for Friday's Game 1 clash with Colorado, Greg Wyshynski of ESPN.com reports.
Jakub Vrana managed just eight shots and a minus-1 rating in the 2018-19 playoffs
Nazem Kadri regrets the Game 2 cross-check on Boston's Jake DeBrusk that landed him a suspension for the remainder of the first round, reports TSN.ca.
Patrick Kane has earned a Ted Lindsay Award nomination for most outstanding player as voted by his peers, reports TSN.ca.
Connor McDavid has been named one of three finalists for the Ted Lindsay Award, reports TSN.ca. It is given to the most outstanding player as voted by his peers.
Nikita Kucherov has been named a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award by the NHL Players Association, reports TSN.ca.
Mitch Marner's contract extension is the Leafs' "priority one" going forward, says Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas.
Ben Bishop will get the starting nod for Thursday's Game 1 clash with the Blues on the road, Jim Thomas of The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports.
Markus Nutivaara (upper body) will not play against the Bruins on Thursday for Game 1 of the conference semifinals, Aaron Portzline of The Athletic reports.
Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen underwent successful hip surgery Thursday, with the Sabres goalie prospect facing a six-month recovery timetable.
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored a goal in Wednesday's 4-3 double-overtime loss to the Hurricanes in Game 7 of their first-round series.
Jaccob Slavin notched three assists in Wednesday's 4-3 double-overtime win over the Capitals in Game 7 of their first-round series.
Zach Hyman is scheduled to undergo surgery Monday to repair a torn ACL that he sustained in the opening playoff series against the Bruins. The Maple Leafs are expecting him to be out at least six months.
Andrei Svechnikov (concussion) won't be in the lineup for Wednesday's Game 7 against the Capitals, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Thatcher Demko signed a two-year contract extension with the Canucks on Wednesday, Irfaan Gaffar of Sportsnet reports. The deal is worth $1.05 million annually.
Adam McQuaid (head) didn't travel to Boston with his teammates ahead of Thursday's Game 1 against the Bruins, Brian Hedger of NHL.com reports.
Ryan Murray (upper body) didn't make the trip to Boston for Games 1 and 2, Brian Hedger of NHL.com reports.