Description: Bruins defenseman Dennis Seidenberg is questionable for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Tuesday against the New York Rangers with a left leg/knee injury.
Insight: Seidenberg has missed the past two games. He had four goals, 13 assists and a plus 18 rating during the regular season, but just one assist and a zero plus/minus in the seven game series against Toronto.
Description: Boston defenseman Andrew Ference is doubtful for Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals Tuesday against the New York Rangers with a lower body injury
Insight: Ference played four scoreless games in the first round, but hasn't played in the series against the Rangers. He scored just 13 points in 48 games of the regular season, but had a plus nine rating.
Description: Toronto defenseman Cody Franson notched two goals Monday in a Game 7 loss to Boston.
Insight: What a crushing defeat for the Maple Leafs, who were ahead 4-1 with just over 11 minutes to play. For what it's worth, Franson had an excellent series (three goals, three assists, 15 shots on goal).
Description: Penguins blueliner Paul Martin forced overtime with a goal late in the third period.
Insight: He also assisted on Jarome Iginla's goal in the first. Martin led all Pittsburgh skaters with 30 minutes of ice time on Saturday. The Penguins will play the winner of the Boston/Toronto series in the next round.