Here are some news and notes heading into tonight's games:
- Francis Bouillon is out tonight for the Habs.
- Phil Kessel (healthy scratch) will not dress tonight for Boston.
- Rob Niedermayer (concussion) won't dress for the Ducks tonight.
- Todd Marchant is expected to take Niedermayer's spot in the line up.
- Corey Perry (quad) is unlikely to play tonight.
- Miikka Kiprusoff is looking like the starter for Calgary tonight.
- Devin Setoguchi and Christian Ehrhoff are going to be in the line up for the Sharks tonight.
- Jordan Leopold may replace Jeff Finger on the Avalanche blue line tonight.
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