The Denver Post's Mike Chambers had a couple interesting notes from Denver's Tuesday practice.
First, after a bit of a false start last week, Tyler Bozak is ready to return to the ice this weekend in the West Regional, and will be ready to play in all situations. Even if Bozak isn't 100% effective after the long lay-off, it's got to be a confidence boost to his teammates to see him back in the lineup, and Miami will have to keep a close eye on him.
Meanwhile, Tyler Ruegsegger is doing everything he can to get back on the ice. It was thought that he would have to miss 4-6 weeks with a torn knee ligament, but he skated in practice with a no-contract jersey, and said he could maybe play exclusively on the powerplay. I doubt it will happen, and I'm not sure how effective he'd be playing at less than 100%, and coming off the bench cold for a powerplay once or twice a period, but you have to commend his effort in trying to do whatever he can.
Captain J.P. Testwuide hasn't been practicing, but will definitely make the trip to Minneapolis and will likely be a game-time decision.