Canuck coach Alain Vigneault is expected to brief reporters later today on the status of Kesler and defenceman Keith Ballard, who also missed practice after leaving Wednesday's game with a back injury.That from the Vancouver Sun. Kesler was not at practice. Luongo practiced early but it was not a full practice for him. Vigneault, according to Tony Gallagher was bag skating the boys this morning and calling them out. Also, Eddie Lack has been sent back down to Chicago. The Canucks don't play again until Sunday. Update: Via the Canucks twitter feed: Mason Raymond has been cleared for contact, Luongo is day to day, no timetable for Ballard's return (back) and Kesler (shoulder) should be ready to play on Sunday.