Merrill (undisclosed) participated in morning skate while wearing a non-contact jersey Tuesday, Steve Carp of the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.

Merrill remains on injured reserve with a malady that surfaced in early January. The American rearguard is more of a shutdown type, as he's only tallied 38 points (seven goals, 31 assists) through 230 career contests -- primarily with the Devils -- so fantasy owners can safely pass over him in the majority of formats.

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