An IIHF world all-time team will be announced during a gala in Quebec City when the world championship tournament is held there next spring. (more…)
Boston: Assigned Matt Hunwick to Providence of the American League.
Montreal: Alexei Kovalev had a goal and two assists, Carey Price stopped 37 of 40 shots and Mike Komisarek scored the overtime winner as the Canadiens downed the Leafs 4-3 Tuesday night…Price is now 4-1-1 this season…Mikhail Grabovski and Josh Gorges were healthy scratches…Garth Murray was claimed on waivers by the Florida Panthers. (watch highlights…)
Ottawa: Jason Spezza is expected to play Thursday against the Sabres.
Toronto: Wade Belak, Chad Kilger and John Pohl were healthy scratches for Tuesday’s loss…Staffan Kronwall played in his first NHL game this season…Jiri Tlusty issued a statement regretting that nude pictures of himself made it on the Internet…Darcy Tucker was fined $1,000 and the team $10,000 for Saturday’s pre-game incident. (more…)
New York Rangers: The team was fined $25,000 and Sean Avery $2,500 for the pre-game incident in Toronto Saturday. (more…)
Pittsburgh: The new arena plans were finalized Tuesday and will seat nearly 2,000 more than Mellon Arena…Recalled Kristopher Letang from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the AHL…Assigned Alain Nasreddine and John Curry to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. (more…)
Atlanta: Ilya Kovalchuk had three points and netted the game-winner 28 seconds after Hossa sent it to overtime in a 3-2 win over Florida…Kovalchuk has a league-leading 15 goals.
Florida: The Panthers have lost four straight and five of six…Claimed Garth Murray off re-entry waivers from Montreal. (more…)
Columbus: Loaned Nikko Maenpaa to PHK of the Finnish Elite League.
Detroit: Henrik Zetterberg had his 17-game point streak snapped Tuesday night…Outshot St. Louis 30-16 in the loss…The Wings have now lost two in a row after their nine-game winning streak ended…Hasek was pulled after the fourth goal. (more…)
St. Louis: Rookie David Perron scored twice in a four-goal second period for St. Louis who snapped a three-game losing streak, beating Detroit 4-3. (highlights…)
Anaheim: After they were unable to hold a 3-1 lead, the Ducks won 4-3 over Los Angeles in a shootout…Andy McDonald scored the shootout winner and Ryan Getzlaf had two points on the night…Maxim Kondratiev was suspended and then returned to Russia after refusing to report to Portland of the AHL. (highlights…)
Dallas: Brett Hull and Les Jackson were named co-general managers of the Stars after the firing of Doug Armstrong. (more…)
Los Angeles: Alex Frolov had three assists in Tuesday’s losing effort. (more…)
Phoenix: Head coach Wayne Gretzky was fined $10,000 Tuesday as a result of Nick Boynton’s instigator penalty in Monday’s loss to San Jose…Boynton was automatically suspended for one game. (more…)
Calgary: Kristian Huselius scored the winner with under a minute left in regulation and recorded two points to help the Flames end their five-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over Minnesota…Daymond Langkow and Rhett Warrener both returned to the lineup…Kiprusoff is one of two goalies that has started every game this season. (highlights…)
Edmonton: Recalled goaltender Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers from Springfield of the AHL.
Minnesota: Pavol Demitra and Marion Gaborik missed their third straight games with groin injuries. (more…)
What’s on tap…
N.Y. Rangers at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.
Chicago at Columbus, 7:00 p.m.
Carolina at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
San Jose at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Edmonton at Vancouver, 10:00 p.m.
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