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• Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy on David Pastrnak‘s status: “He is ahead of schedule from the original mid-February date. How much remains to be seen. … The contact part started, he had to leave a couple practices because you just don’t know how you’re going to react. That’s the unknown with ‘Pasta’ going forward. The rest of his rehab’s going very well.”
• The Thursday and Saturday Hurricanes-Panthers games have been postponed. [PHT]
• Whitney Dove, Sammy Davis, and Bridgette Prentiss are a few of the rookies to watch as the NWHL season gets under way this weekend. [The Ice Garden]
• Stuck in hotels on the road, it’s a lot of Door Dash and Shake Shack for the Wild. [Star Tribune]
• Is goaltending a depth an issue for the defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning? [Raw Charge]
• On finding the right chemistry in your lines. [Rotoworld]
• How much of an impact could Oliver Wahlstrom have on the Islanders’ offense? [NY Hockey Now]