News and Views…
Anaheim: Corey Perry’s rash of penalties led to him being benched by Randy Carlyle writes Eric Stephens of the Los Angeles Times. (more…)
Buffalo: John Vogl of the Buffalo News talks about the flurry of games on the Sabres schedule and the possibility of it wearing them down. (more…)
Chicago: The Hawks will offer more televised games, less organ music and room to roam for free agents writes Len Ziehm of the Chicago Sun-Times. (more…)
Columbus: Derek MacKenzie was recalled from Syracuse… Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch writes that as the Blue Jackets begin to struggle, head coach Ken Hitchcock is starting to take matters into his own hands. (more…)
Dallas: When he returns from injury, Antti Miettinen will likely join a line with Brendan Morrow and Mike Ribeiro, which will include power play time, writes Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News. (more…)
Detroit: The Red Wings coaching staff has been trying to get Pavel Datsyuk to shoot more and Detroit News writer Ted Kulfan writes that the message is finally settling in. (more…)
Florida: George Richards of the Miami Herald talks about the Panthers’ 15th season and how it all started. (more…)
Minnesota: Aaron Voros has played well enough to make the team, but it has created roster issues writes John Shipley of the St. Paul Pioneer Press. (more…)
Nashville: The Predators use of variable pricing to their home games and parking is turning some fans off, writes John Glennon of the Tennessean. (more…)
New York Islanders: Greg Logan of newsday.com says that the Islanders are interested in a Ducks defenseman, should Brian Burke decide to move one. (more…)
Philadelphia: Steve Downie was assigned to the Phantoms and Ryan Potulny was recalled.
Phoenix: Assigned Olivier Latendresse and Alex Leavitt to Arizona of the CHL and assigned Bill Thomas to San Antonio.
Toronto: Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star writes that Carlo Colaiacovo is nearly ready to step back into the lineup. (more…)
What’s on tap…
Boston at Buffalo, 7:00 p.m.
New Jersey at Washington, 7:00 p.m.
Anaheim at Columbus, 7:00 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Toronto, 7:30 p.m.
Detroit at Nashville, 8:00 p.m.
Edmonton at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Vancouver at Los Angeles, 10:30 p.m.
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