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Toronto Maple Leafs
Defenceman Travis Dermott is absent from today's practice. He left Thursday's game against the Vancouver Canucks with what head coach Sheldon Keefe described as a charley horse and expected to be a minor ailment.
Keefe said after the skate that Dermott will not play Saturday against the Canucks and Mikko Lehtonen will draw back in.
Leafs lines at practice:
SRS: Engvall, Barabanov
The Jets announced Friday that they have reassigned forward David Gustafsson to the taxi squad and forward Cole Perfetti to the AHL's Manitoba Moose.
TRANSACTIONS: The #NHLJets have reassigned F - David Gustafsson to the taxi squad and F - Cole Perfetti from the taxi squad to the Manitoba Moose.— Winnipeg Jets PR (@WpgJetsPR) February 5, 2021
The No. 10 pick in last year's draft has not yet appeared in an NHL game.
Meanwhile, Pierre-Luc Dubois, who was acquired last month in a trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets, is still in quarantine and has not yet been added to Winnipeg's active roster.
Per TSN's John Lu, rookie defenceman Alexander Romanov took a puck to the face off of Jonathan Drouin's stick 15 minutes into practice. He left for the dressing room and hasn't returned.
Around 15 minutes into practice #Habs Romanov took a puck to the face off Drouin’s stick. He left for the dressing room & hasn’t returned. PP units changed w/ Romanov unavailable. These might live Saturday in Ottawa if 27 is unable to play:— John Lu (@JohnLuTSNMtl) February 5, 2021
92 - 73 - 14
90 - 15 - 17
Tatar - Danault - Gallagher
Drouin - Suzuki - Anderson
Toffoli - Kotkaniemi - Perry
Lehkonen - Evans - Byron
Chiarot - Weber
Edmundson - Petry
Kulak - Romanov
Mete - Fleury
IR: Armia (concussion 1/21, day-to-day)
Defenceman John Marino returned to practice on Friday after missing Thursday's skate while on the COVID Protocol Related Absences List.
The Penguins, who had two games against the New Jersey Devils postponed this week, will face the New York Islanders on Saturday.
The team used the following lines during Friday's skate:
Marchand - Bergeron - Pastrnak
Ritchie - Krejci - Smith
Frederic - Coyle - Wagner
Blidh - Kuraly - Bjork
Lauzon - McAvoy
Clifton - Carlo
Zboril - Miller