The Score: Newly aquired Columbus Blue Jackets forward David Clarkson out 4-6 weeks with torn oblique muscle. Clarkson suffered the injury in his Blue Jackets debut on Feb. 28, 2015, and played through pain the last two games, Columbus GM Jarmo Kekalainen said.
Sportsnet: The NHL has suspended New York Islanders forward Matt Martin for one game.
Martin was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct for kneeing Dallas Stars defenceman Trevor Daley.
Martin will forfeit $5,376.34 in salary.
TSN.ca: Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo is getting more imaging done on an apparent shoulder injury and will be meeting with an orthopedic doctor.
According to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie, if the prognosis is not good Florida general manager Dale Tallon may need another goalie. He notes that free agents can still be signed at this point in the season but are not eligible to play in the postseason.