Oct 23, 2013, 3:00 PM EDT
News and notes from the crease…
Boston goes with Ocho Cinco
Johnson, 27, spent last year with the Coyotes and was impressive in a limited amount of work, going 2-0-2 with a .954 save percentage and 1.21 GAA.
Rask has been in goal for all seven of Boston’s games thus far, posting a 5-2-0 record with a 1.29 GAA and .954 save percentage.
— Cory Schneider will make his third straight start on Thursday against his old team, the Vancouver Canucks.
— The Panthers put Tim Thomas on IR. He’ll miss Friday’s game against Buffalo and Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay.
- How bad are things for the Kings after Monday? 4
- Lightning clinch playoff berth, but did they lose Hedman? 6
- Blackhawks tease good injury news for Kane 7
- Tough times in Tampa: Garrison out 3-4 weeks after ‘pretty dirty’ Abdelkader hit 22
- Playoff watch — what the bubble teams need to do 29
- NHL on NBCSN: Stakes high for Kings, ‘Hawks tonight 21
- Blackhawks’ Sharp: ‘We knew we had to get two points’ 12
- Video: Brian Engblom takes a puck to the head 13
- Flames jump back into third in Pacific, beat Preds 6
- Letang concussed, Penguins will dress five defensemen 18