For Slava Voynov, there’s slow progress. For Simon Gagne, none. Gagne, who suffered a concussion in the Dec. 26 game against Phoenix, will miss a fifth consecutive game tonight and has not been on the ice. Darryl Sutter had no update on Gagne, who had been scheduled to see a doctor on Monday. “I haven’t spoken with him for two or three days,’’ Sutter said today.
Slava Voynov did extensive post-practice conditioning skating but won’t play again tonight because of his upper-body injury. Sutter did leave open the possibility that Voynov might return to practice tomorrow. “He’s out there (skating) fine, and the next step is contact,’’ Sutter said. “If he’s pain-free today, maybe we can, hopefully, take the next step tomorrow.’’
Sutter also noted that Voynov had talked about sore feet, after breaking in a new pair of skates, and joked that Voynov now also has a lower-body injury.