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Manny Malhotra absent from Canucks practice

VANCOUVER — The Canucks held their practice on Tuesday at Rogers Arena, part of the Stanley Cup [1] finals media day. Center Manny Malhotra (eye), who was recently cleared for contact participated in Monday’s scrimmage, was not on the ice. According to a tweet from Vancouver Province Canucks writer Ben Kuzma [2], Malhotra missed the skate due to an eye appointment.

Defenseman Christian Ehrhoff, meanwhile, was once again on the ice for practice. He missed Games 4 and 5 of the Western Conference finals due to an upper body injury and is considered day-to-day. He was also on the ice Monday and said he feels good to go.