Kings rally to down the Avalanche, Sabres beat the Bruins, plus updates on Marian Gaborik, Pekka Rinne, Jaromir Jagr, Kimmo Timonen and more.
LOS ANGELES TIMES: Anze Kopitar scored twice, including the game winner, as the Kings rallied to down the Colorado Avalanche 6-4.
BUFFALO NEWS: Matt Moulson scored with 52 seconds remaining in regulation to Matt D’Agostini tallied in overtime to lift the Sabres to a 5-4 win over the Boston Bruins.
NOTE: Games involving Canadian NHL teams are recapped in “Canadian Corner”.
CBS SPORTS: Columbus Blue Jackets forward Marian Gaborik has been medically cleared to return to action.
THE TENNESSEAN: The Nashville Predators have sent goalie Pekka Rinne (hip infection) to the AHL for conditioning in what could be his last step before returning to NHL action.
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: The Blackhawks aren’t expecting to suffer a post-Olympics hangover. 10 Blackhawks took part in the Sochi Games.
NJ.COM: Ten reasons why the New Jersey Devils should not trade Jaromir Jagr at the trade deadline.
PHILLY.COM: Kimmo Timonen believes if the Flyers play like Finland’s men’s hockey team did in the recent Winter Olympics they’ll make the playoffs and perhaps have a shot at the Stanley Cup. Timonen was part of Finland’s bronze medal team.
TWINCITIES.COM: The Minnesota Wild yesterday acquired veteran fourth line left wing Brad Winchester from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for minor league defenseman Brian Connelly.