Game recaps, a blizzard postpones the Hurricanes-Sabres game. links to all 12 Olympic rosters, and updates on Brayden Schenn, Jaromir Jagr, Ryan O’Reilly, Nikolai Khabulin and more.

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Jonas Hiller made 30 saves for his 12th straight win as the Anaheim Ducks won their 14th in 15 games, downing the Boston Bruins 5-2.

TWINCITIES.COM: Darcy Kuemper made 39 saves as the Minnesota Wild nipped the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in a shootout. Nino Niederreiter scored both goals for the Wild.

Brayden Schenn receiving medical treatment for a skate cut to his midsection.

Brayden Schenn receiving medical treatment for a skate cut to his midsection.

PHILLY.COM: Brayden Schenn overcame a skate cut to his midsection to score the game winner as the Philadelphia Flyers edged the New Jersey Devils 3-2. Devils winger Jaromir Jagr collected an assist for the 1,723 point of his NHL career, tying former Penguins teammate Mario Lemieux.

THE TENNESSEAN: Shea Weber had two assists as the Nashville Predators held off the San Jose Sharks 3-2.

NOTE: Games involving Canadian NHL teams are recapped in “Canadian Corner”.

THE BUFFALO NEWS: A blizzard in Buffalo caused the NHL to postpone the game between the Sabres and Phoenix Coyotes Carolina Hurricanes. A makeup date has yet to be announced.

DENVER POST: Colorado Avalanche forward Ryan O’Reilly is day-to-day with a shoulder injury caused by a goal celebration during a recent game against Calgary. The Avs also signed defenseman Nate Guenin to a two-year, $1.6 million contract.

CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Blackhawks goalie Nikolai Khabibulin underwent season-ending rotator cuff surgery on his right shoulder.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: That probably signals the end of Khabibulin’s NHL career. The forty-year-old appeared in only four games this season and was already sidelined by a groin injury.

NBC SPORTS: Links to all 12 Olympic rosters.

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2 Responses to NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – January 8, 2014

  1. puckgod says:

    Spec, that game postponed was Buffalo vs Carolina (not Phx.)

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