Ronalds Kenins F VAN 17 hours ago
Kenins will be a healthy scratch for Game 6 against the Flames on Saturday, Mark Spector of Sportsnet.ca reports.
Kenins took the ice in the first five games of the series but didn't cut the mustard for Game 6. At this point his status for a potential Game 7 will be unknown until pregame warmups Monday.
Ryan Miller G VAN 18 hours ago
Miller will start in net against the Flames for Game 6 on Saturday.
Miller made the most of a relief appearance in Game 4 and had a solid outing as the starter in Game 5 that secured his spot in net for Saturday. His last time out resulted in 20 saves and one goal allowed, but the 34-year-old will be taking the ice for a second-straight elimination game.
Calvin de Haan D NYI 18 hours ago
De Haan (shoulder) was unable to take the ice in Game 6 against the Capitals on Saturday.
De Haan was considered questionable heading into Game 6 and ultimately stayed off the ice as a result of his current shoulder injury. His next opportunity to skate will be in Game 7 on Monday.
Eric Nystrom LW NAS 18 hours ago
Nystrom (lower body) will not skate in Game 6 against Chicago on Saturday, Kristopher Martel of FOX Sports reports.
Nystrom hasn't taken the ice since Mar. 3 so his Saturday scratch is not all that surprising. However, he's back at practice and could rejoin his team in competition soon if the Predators can find a way to edge out the Blackhawks.
Teuvo Teravainen F CHI 18 hours ago
Teravainen is not on the ice for pregame warm ups before Saturday's Game 6 contest with the Predators and will be scratched from the lineup, Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times reports.
Teravainen has not played since Game 2 of Chicago's series against Nashville. He registered an assist in Game 1 but did not factor in the scoring in Game 2.
Gabriel Bourque LW NAS 18 hours ago
Bourque is on the ice for pre-game warm ups, Adam Vingan of The Tennessean reports.
Bourque missed Game 5 with an upper-body injury, but was able to participate in Saturday's morning skate. He is taking part in warm ups and is slated to be on a line with Paul Gaustad and Viktor Stalberg.
Pekka Rinne G NAS 19 hours ago
Rinne will get the start Saturday for Game 6 against Chicago.
Rinne responded from Tuesday's triple overtime loss to hold Chicago to two goals on 30 shots in Game 5. He will be in net once again Saturday.
Nikita Nesterov D TB 20 hours ago
Nesterov is a healthy scratch for Saturday's Game 5 matchup with Detroit, Bryan Burns of NHL.com reports.
Nesterov joins Mark Barberio and Jonathan Drouin among the Lightning's healthy scratches Saturday. He has accounted for three points through four games in Tampa Bay's series with Detroit.
Vladislav Namestnikov C TB 20 hours ago
Namestnikov will return to the lineup Saturday for Game 5, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.
Namestnikov did not play in Game 4, but will be on the ice for Saturday's Game 5 matchup. He will be on a line with Valtteri Filppula and Cedric Paquette.
Ben Bishop G TB 20 hours ago
Bishop will start in net Saturday for Game 5 against Detroit.
Bishop draws his fifth start of the series Saturday as the Lightning look to take a 3-2 advantage over the Red Wings. He allowed two goals on 24 shots in Thursday's overtime victory.