According to the Arizona Republic, neither player was on the ice for the team's practice Monday prior to its departure for Long Island. The team announced Monday that both players are day-to-day with upper-body injuries.
Morris has one assist and is a plus-1 in two games; Ekman-Larsson has a goal and an assist in two games.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis