Yesterday at thn.com:
Ken Campbell talks about John McFarland going No. 1 overall in the OHL draft, in his blog.
The Hockey News catches up with former Bruin Fred O’Donnell in Backchecking.
Campbellnomics has Alex Ovechkin moving into top spot, with Iginla and Datsyuk on his tail.
The Hot List, a collection of players we can’t wait to see in the NHL, profiles Lewiston goalie Peter Delmas.
Ask Adam answers your questions on: Home and away jerseys, Carey Price in the playoffs and Brent Sutter’s shot at the Jack Adams.
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News and Views…
Atlanta: Todd White returned from an elbow injury, but Ken Klee and Erik Christensen are both day-to-day.
Boston: Bobby Allen is day-to-day with back spasms.
Buffalo: Teppo Numminen has been cleared by his doctor to resume his career and now the defenseman is waiting on a decision from the Sabres, writes John Vogl of the Buffalo News. (more...)
Calgary: David Moss returned from a leg injury, but Rhett Warrener, Alex Tanguay and Eric Nystrom are all day-to-day with injuries.
Columbus: David Vyborny and Fredrik Modin are both day-to-day.
Detroit: Recalled Darren Helm from Grand Rapids.
Florida: George Richards of the Miami Herald writes that Jacques Martin’s job may have been saved by the recent winning streak, and the coach/GM sees himself being a part of this team’s future. (more...)
Montreal: Signed J.T. Wyman to a two-year deal and assigned him to Hamilton.
New Jersey: Signed Tyler Eckford.
New York Islanders: Recalled Joey MacDonald and Andrew MacDonald from Bridgeport… Greg Logan of New York Newsday writes about the end of Rick DiPietro’s season for hip surgery. (more...)
New York Rangers: Marek Malik returned from an upper body injury.
Philadelphia: Scottie Upshall returned after missing one game for an undisclosed reason.
St. Louis: Jay McKee returned from a foot injury that forced him out of three games.
Toronto: Nik Antropov is day-to-day with a knee injury… Assigned Reid Cashman to Columbia of the ECHL.
What’s on tap…
Tampa Bay at Buffalo, 7:00 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.
Carolina at Atlanta, 7:00 p.m.
Columbus at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Washington at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Anaheim at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Minnesota at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
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