Corey Masisak of the Washington Times has the recap of the Caps’ win over the Isles yesterday, where Captain Chris Clark returned to the lineup.
The Hurricanes blanked the Maple Leafs 2-0 to end a 5-game losing streak last night. Tim Gleason, the Hurricanes player rep, said there is no need to re-open the CBA issue.
Vincent Lecavalier shined last night in Tampa’s in a 4-2 victory over the Stars. The Lightning claimed defenseman Cory Murphy from waivers.
A look at why the Thrashers have been playing better lately.
The Panthers, who have frozen season ticket prices for next year, fell to the Sabres last night in a shootout.
The Bruins were outworked by the Blues last night, and didn’t bother to play a full 60 minutes writes Stephen Harris of the Boston Herald. A last second goal by the Blues meant that Boston couldn’t escape with 2 points.
Despite giving up several good chances in overtime, the Sabres hung on to win their game in South Florida via the shootout.
Turnovers were the Achilles Heel for the Maple Leafs last night. Mike Van Ryn failed a baseline test last night in an attempt to return from his concussion.
Will the Sens be buyers or sellers at the deadline? Centre Jason Spezza skipped practice yesterday to make sure he is ready for the Capitals tonight.
Some ex-Canadiens wouldn’t let weather beat them last night. Coach Guy Carbonneau has a nice problem on his hands, with a few injured Habs set to return to the lineup.
Rangers coach Tom Renney may scratch Petr Prucha again, but Aaron Voros is ready to return to the ice.
Yann Denis stood his ground against the high flying Caps, but the Islanders eventually lost 2-1 in OT to Washington, thanks in part to a penalty to Brendan Witt.
Is Brendan Shanahan the spark that the Devils need? The Devils will take a little rest before the All-Star break, after a lengthy road trip.