Patrick Elias returns to practice after missing last game against the Rangers. He should be ready to play against the Capitals on Friday. He was missed practice and the game due to a flu like bug. Unfortunately the bug has spread to David Clarkson and it is unsure if he will play Friday.
Adam Larsson will miss the next two games due to the death of his grandmother. He is currently in Sweden.
Also Henrik Tallinder has not been practicing due to back spasms and he is getting better according to Coach DeBoer.