NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – March 16, 2014

Game recaps, plus the latest on Martin St. Louis, Roberto Luongo, Marian Hossa, Patrick Roy and Jordin Tootoo.

Patrik Berglund scores one of his two goals against the Predators.

Patrik Berglund scores one of his two goals against the Predators.

STLTODAY.COM: Patrik Berglund scored twice as the St. Louis Blues downed the Nashville Predators 4-1.

PHILLY.COM: Steve Mason made 25 saves as the Philadelphia Flyers blanked the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-0.

LOS ANGELES TIMES: Patrick Maroon’s second-period goal proved the game winner as the Anaheim Ducks edged the Los Angeles Kings 2-1.

BOSTON HERALD: Jarome Iginla scored twice as the Boston Bruins cruised to a 5-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes. It was the Bruins’ eighth-straight win.

COLUMBUS DISPATCH: Ryan Johansen potted the winning goal via shootout as the Columbus Blue Jackets nipped the Minnesota Wild 2-1.

TAMPA TRIBUNE: Ben Bishop made 23 saves on route to a franchise record 31st win with a 3-0 shutout of the New Jersey Devils.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: The Lightning’s acquisition of Bishop remains the steal of the 2013 NHL trade deadline. 

NEWSDAY: Lubomir Visnovsky collected three assists and Kyle Okposo had a two-point game as the New Islanders beat the Buffalo Sabres 4-1.

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

NEW YORK POST: Martin St. Louis is still struggling to fit in with the New York Rangers.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: As long as St. Louis has adjusted by the playoffs, Rangers fans won’t mind.

MIAMI HERALD: Less than two weeks after being traded to Florida by the Vancouver Canucks, Roberto Luongo will face his former team today.

SPECTOR’S NOTE: That one should be interesting to watch.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Marian Hossa (upper-body injury) could return to the Blackhawks lineup today in their game against the Detroit Red Wings.

MLIVE.COM: The Red Wings have recalled Jordin Tootoo to fill in for Todd Bertuzzi, who’s day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

DENVER POST: A profile of Patrick Roy’s impact this season upon the Colorado Avalanche.

1 Comment

  1. I was always a larger supporter of Bishop then Lehner. I think Lehner is great and now I only hope he can turn out to be as lights out as Bishop is proving to be thus far! FRAK!