Pens Inside Scoop: Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Tristan Jarry missed their final regular-season game with an upper-body injury. Jarry did say that he felt good and “I feel like I’m ready to go, ready to play.”
Jeremy Rutherford: St. Louis Blues coach Craig Berube on if forward Vladimir Tarasenko and defenseman Vince Dunn will be read for Game 1: “It’s a possibility they could be. That’s still up in the air right now, but they are improving.”
Kucherov said he pulled his groin in Game 1 last year that ended up causing his hip problem.
Ben Kuzma: Vancouver Canucks coach Travis Green on injured Elias Pettersson: “I’m not going to get into the specifics of the injury itself right now. There’s a time and place for that probably at the end of the season. I’m under the understanding that he’s going to be fine.”
Pettersson is expected to be ready for the start of next season.
Defenseman Michal Kempny is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.