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The Morning Papers (Tuesday Edition)

  • 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.
  • Flyers centre Daniel Briere might return to the lineup versus the Thrashers.
  • Newly acquired goalie¬† Mathieu Garon is very happy in his new role. The Penguins are suddenly a lot more optimistic.
  • Claude Lemieux has joined the Sharks, and discusses his comeback. Tonight’s Sharks-Canucks game is previewed.
  • The Ducks-Rangers game is previewed here. The Ducks, joined by their Dads, will seek some consistency tonight when they face the Rangers.
  • The Kings-Wild preview.
  • The Stars gave up three goals in the 3rd to drop a 4-2 decision to Tampa. Former Star Jeff Halpern is still adjusting to life in Tampa.
  • The Coyotes face the Red Wings tonight at home, in a game that is being viewed as a test for the young club.
  • The Oilers, taking a cue from Festivus, aired their grievances with each other and have been on somewhat of a roll ever since. Who to watch in tonight’s game versus the Blue Jackets.
  • Randy Sportak tells Flames fans not to worry despite back to back losses. George Johnson writes on the same theme.
  • Do the Canucks need more grit? Roberto Luongo hasn’t decided on how he will participate in the All-Star festivities.
  • Former Av Peter Forsberg is still having foot trouble.
  • Nik Backstrom was solid in net as the Wild provided plenty of offense to help their goalie in a 4-1 win over the Blackhawks.
  • Valtteri Filppula will see some ice on the top line in the game versus the Coyotes.
  • Despite losing to the Wild, the Blackhawks sent one fan home a very happy and wealthy person. Meanwhile, Duncan Keith is still sidelined.
  • Scott Howson and Ken Hitchcock are working as a team in Columbus. Here is a preview of the Oilers-Blue Jackets game.
  • The Blues won a wild game against the Bruins last night, writes Jeremy Rutherford. Goalie Manny Legace was forced to leave the game early with a suspected groin injury.
  • The Nashville Predators are still having trouble scoring.