Tim Thomas likely starter; Flames coach not happy; Wings couldn’t sleep in anticipation of NHL debut; Cal Clutterbuck latest sickness victim for Wild; Sens road woes continue; Coyotes confound experts. These stories and more after the jump.
Wojtek Wolski’s woeful shooutouts; Flames are on a road streak; Raffi Torres, father to be; Stars lineup; Kings Wayne Simmonds shows off his skillz. These stories and more after the jump.
Zdeno Chara not at practice; Craig Rivet is ready to go against Montreal; Halak to get start for Habs; Mellon arena might not be doomed; Varlamov likely to start. These stories and more after the jump.
Duck fans don’t expect playoffs this season; Blue Jackets defenseman Rusty Klesla will have surgery; Marc Crawford does some line juggling; Wild have two healthy scratches; Blues hope good December will help avoid last season’s drama; Willie Mitchell is important to the Canucks. These stories and more after the jump.
Panthers make some moves; Montreal makes a trade; Wade Redden not at practice; Penguins still a great team but commercial making isn’t so hot. These stories and Alex Ovechkin back on the ice after the jump.
Maxim Afinogenov by the numbers; Canes lose Joe Corvo for 2-3 months; Blackhawks unveil 3rd jersey tonight; Devils regain Johnny Oduya; Jason Spezza most hurt by Dany Heatley trade; Should the Blues send Alex Pietrangelo down? These stories and more after the jump.
Today On the Beat, some NHL snipers are closing in on a return to action, catching up with Alyn McCauley, a recall could mean the end of the NHL season for a top draft pick and much more after the jump.
Check out the latest news and notes from beat writers around the National Hockey League after the jump.