Feb 9, 2011, 3:42 PM EST
With a host of injuries to update here’s what’s up with Chris Drury, Daniel Alfredsson, Keith Ballard, and Alex Tanguay.
Feb 9, 2011, 3:09 PM EST
As it was expected, Evgeni Malkin will get surgery on his torn MCL and ACL in his knee, ending his season and putting him out for six months.
Feb 9, 2011, 2:49 PM EST
Islanders goalie Kevin Poulin’s mishap in warmups turned out to be a season-ending injury with a dislocated kneecap.
Feb 9, 2011, 2:23 PM EST
The NHL has suspended Matt Cooke four games for his brutal hit from behind on Columbus’ Fedor Tyutin. Chalk it up to a missed opportunity for the NHL to help change the culture of the game for themselves.
Feb 9, 2011, 1:42 PM EST
The Maple Leafs did defenseman Francois Beauchemin a solid by trading him to his old stomping grounds in Anaheim in exchange for Joffrey Lupul, prospect defenseman Jake Gardiner, and a conditional draft pick in 2013.
Feb 9, 2011, 12:57 PM EST
Anton Volchenkov will sit down for three games thanks to his targeted elbow to the head of Zach Boychuk.
Feb 9, 2011, 11:52 AM EST
Penguins pariah Matt Cooke finds himself in yet another dirty hit discussion and this time the excuses don’t fly. It’s time for the league to make a stand.
Feb 9, 2011, 11:06 AM EST
A pair of games get our attention today with Montreal going to Boston and Nashville taking on Detroit in tonight’s eight game schedule.
Feb 9, 2011, 10:30 AM EST
James Reimer is doing an awfully dangerous thing in Toronto. He’s inspiring hope and playing great in goal. His save on Frans Nielsen makes him worthy of his Autobot-like nickname of “Optimus Reim.”
Feb 9, 2011, 9:00 AM EST
Wondering what Columbus’ Rick Nash has been up to lately? Apparently he’s been working on his “score from a crazy angle and put the puck in the one spot the goalie isn’t covering” shot. It came in handy last night against Pittsburgh.
Feb 9, 2011, 1:41 AM EST
Some nights discussion is dominated by great games and great efforts. Tonight isn’t exactly one of those nights.
Feb 9, 2011, 12:06 AM EST
Guess who’s back in the West? The apparent demise of the San Jose Sharks was greatly overstated as their 2-0 win vaulted them into fourth place in the West. Meanwhile, the Capitals offense pulls out another goose egg.
Feb 8, 2011, 9:52 PM EST
NBC’s Mike Milbury discusses what the Penguins can do without having Sidney Crosby or Evgeni Malkin in the lineup.
Feb 8, 2011, 8:39 PM EST
Is Nassau Coliseum built over a haunted burial ground? You have to start wondering if that’s the case as rookie goalie Kevin Poulin was injured in warmups leading to Mikko Koskinen getting his first NHL start.
Feb 8, 2011, 8:07 PM EST
In Vancouver, accusations are flying over the ugly turn Keith Ballard’s knee took when he was brought down by Ottawa’s Milan Michalek. Was it a slew foot?
Feb 8, 2011, 7:30 PM EST
Niklas Backstrom earned his second Save of the Week, this time for January 31-February 6th.
Feb 8, 2011, 6:30 PM EST
Ville Leino beat out Sergei Kostitsyn for the January 31-February 6th Goal of the Week.
Feb 8, 2011, 6:00 PM EST
Here are the starters for tonight’s six games.
Feb 8, 2011, 5:20 PM EST
With the All-Star break over, it’s time for the NHL playoff races to intensify. Every week, we’ll provide updates for each division’s outlook. The biggest contenders and/or closest races will receive the greatest amount of attention. Today, we take a look at the Central Division.
Sharks-Capitals injury updates: Alex Semin, Antero Niittymaki to dress tonight; Mike Green’s status is unclear
Feb 8, 2011, 4:42 PM EST
Good news for the Sharks and Capitals: Antero Niittymaki and Alexander Semin are expected to dress for their respective teams tonight. Mike Green’s status is unclear, however.
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