Eric Lindros has been named ombudsman for the NHLPA. The newly-created position under the ratified constitution will have “The Big E” resolving any complaints by members and/or staff of the NHLPA and reporting directly to the executive board. (more...)
The Legends Classic took place Sunday in Toronto with Ron Francis, Mark Messier, Al MacInnis and Scott Stevens all playing on the same side. (more...)
Canada won the women’s Four Nations final 2-0 over the U.S. to capture the gold medal for the fifth time in six years. (more...)
Boston: Assigned Matt Lashoff and Tuukka Rask to Providence of the American League.
Toronto: Pavel Kubina will be out indefinitely with a medial collateral ligament injury in his right knee. (more...)
New York Islanders: Claimed Freddy Meyer off waivers from Phoenix.
Chicago: Patrick Kane had two points and Jonathan Toews scored once as the Blackhawks beat Detroit for the third time this season, 3-2…Sunday’s game was the first of seven the team plans on televising this season as part of a new package. (watch highlights)
Columbus: Placed Fredrik Modin on injured reserve.
Detroit: The Red Wings had their franchise record-tying win streak of nine games snapped Sunday against Chicago. (more...)
Dallas: Assigned Loui Eriksson to Iowa of the AHL.
Colorado: Paul Stastny scored twice and added an assist on Wojtek Wolski’s empty-net goal to down the Wild 4-2 Sunday. (highlights)
Minnesota: Called up Aaron Voros and Nolan Schaefer before Sunday’s game; Voros made his NHL debut. (more...)
On Tap Tonight…
N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, 7:00 p.m.
Nashville at Columbus, 7:00 p.m.
New Jersey at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m.
Carolina at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Phoenix at San Jose, 10:30 p.m.
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