Post skate update
-- Tomas Holmstrom (abdominals) had tests yesterday that were negative, meaning good news on his injured midsection. He did not, however, practice with the team today. His return date is unknown. Holmstrom is receiving cortisone shots.
-- Dallas Drake (chest) will return to the lineup tonight.
-- Mikael Samuelsson will not play tonight. he had tests done which showed no significant problems with his groin.