NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – Friday, March 8, 2013.
Recaps of Thursday’s games featuring American NHL teams, plus the latest on Patrick Sharp and Ryan Suter.
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW/PHILLY.COM: Chris Kunitz scored twice and Sidney Crosby collected three assists as the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from a 4-1 deficit to down the Philadelphia Flyers 5-4.
DALLAS MORNING NEWS/LOS ANGELES TIMES: Jaromir Jagr scored twice and Kari Lehtonen made 31 saves as the Dallas Stars beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2.
Marian Gaborik celebrates his game-winning goal over the NY Islanders.
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS/NEWSDAY: Rick Nash scored the game-tying goal and Marian Gaborik potted the winner as the NY Rangers nipped the NY Islanders 2-1 in overtime.
STLTODAY.COM/ARIZONA REPUBLIC: Patrik Berglund scored twice and David Perron had three assists as the St. Louis Blues doubled up the Phoenix Coyotes 6-3.
NJ.COM/BUFFALO NEWS: The New Jersey Devils snapped a seven-game losing streak by downing the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 in a shootout.
WASHINGTON POST/SUN-SENTINEL.COM: The Washington Capitals scored four goals in the opening 8.10 of the first period to crush the hapless Florida Panthers 7-1. Alexander Ovechkin and Mike Ribeiro each had a goal and two assists for the Capitals. Florida’s Tyson Strachan could face suspension for a blindside hit on Jason Chimera.
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp could miss at least three weeks with a separated shoulder.
THE TENNESSEAN: Former Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Suter expects a chilly reception from Predators fans, as he returns to Nashville for the first time to face his former team as a member of the Minnesota Wild.