This early-morning blog comes to you from the airport in Toronto two hours before my flight to Washington leaves — so check for typos (remember Buffalo?!).
Couldn’t work this into my story last night but Pavel Kubina left Tuesday’s game against the Maple Leafs. There was no update following the game but I saw him walking to the team bus. He didn’t appear to be limping, but I have no idea the exact nature of the injury. He played just 12:39 in the 3-2 win.
I will get an update but not until Thursday’s morning skate. The Thrashers will not practice today. Only the four players who missed Tuesday’s game – Slava Kozlov, Eric Boulton, Chris Chelios and Evander Kane – will skate.
So the Bruins pulled out an overtime win over the Devils to stay two points up on the Thrashers. Why do I think that everyone will be watching the Bruins-Capitals game a week from Sunday to find out the Thrashers’ playoff fate?
No games tonight that will affect the Thrashers standings but Thursday will be