Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik was placed on injured reserve after being taken off on a stretcher in Saturday's 3-2 loss to the Boston Bruins.
Carolina Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner was recognized Monday as the NHL's top performer for last week.
Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal was suspended five games Monday for kneeing Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head Saturday night.
The Philadelphia Flyers have placed forward Vincent Lecavalier on injured reserve.
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) -- Vincent Lecavalier has run into some bad luck ever since the Philadelphia Flyers signed him to a $22.5 million, 5- year deal this summer.