Rangers blank the Capitals, Bobby Orr’s book tour, the most expensive NHL tickets plus updates on Dan Boyle, Martin St. Louis, Tim Thomas, Marian Hossa, Slava Voynov and more.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS: Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves while John Moore and Ryan Callahan scored less than two minutes apart in the second period as the NY Rangers snapped a three-game losing skid with a 2-0 shutout of the Washington Capitals.
MERCURYNEWS.COM: San Jose Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle claimed he was ok following a “scary hit” he received from St. Louis Blues forward Maxim Lapierre, who has apologized for the hit but is suspended pending a league hearing.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: Hopefully Boyle won’t miss much time. As for Lapierre, I’m guessing he’ll get at least five games for that hit.
NATIONAL POST: An interview with hockey legend Bobby Orr, who claims his famous surgically repaired knees feel fine but “it’s everything else” that hurts.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: The photo at left show the price Orr paid for his 12 NHL seasons.
TBO.COM: The Lightning await word on the severity of Martin St. Louis’ foot injury, after taking a Drew Doughty shot off his foot. St. Louis is listed as day-to-day.
BOSTON HERALD: Former Bruin Tim Thomas will face his old team for the first time as his Florida Panthers visit Boston tonight.
DAILY HERALD: A nagging lower-back problem is forcing Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa to change his game preparations.
LOS ANGELES TIMES: Kings GM Dean Lombardi is preaching patience with struggling Kings defenseman Slava Voynov.
BUFFALO NEWS: Sabres forward Patrick Kaleta intends to appeal his recent ten-game suspension.
CBC.CA: Former NHL enforcer Georges Laraque acknowledged he’s facing fraud charges stemming from a dispute with a former business partner.