Stars edge the Sabres, plus updates on Ryan Miller, Pekka Rinne, Marian Hossa, Pavel Datsyuk, Dmitry Orlov and more.
STAR-TELEGRAM.COM: Alex Chiasson snapped a 2-2 tie to lift the Dallas Stars to a 3-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres. The win snapped the Sabres three-game winning streak and provided Stars coach (and former Sabres bench boss) his 600th career victory.
NOTE: Games involving Canadian teams are recapped in “Canadian Corner”.
STLTODAY.COM: Ryan Miller says he’s “very open” to re-signing with the Blues, who recently acquired him in a trade with the Buffalo Sabres.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: If the Blues make an offer, Ryan, sign it immediately. You’re 33 and don’t have many productive seasons left, let alone many opportunities to play for a genuine Cup contender.
THE TENNESSEAN: Pekka Rinne will make his long-awaited return to the Nashville Predators lineup when they face the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight.
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa (upper-body injury) will miss 2-3 weeks.
MLIVE.COM: Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk (knee) will miss tonight’s game against the New Jersey Devils. Center Stephen Weiss (sports hernia) has suffered a setback and will need further tests.
WASHINGTON POST: Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov was suspended two games for boarding Philadelphia’s Brayden Schenn.
THE BUFFALO NEWS: Coach Ted Nolan says there’s no deadline on Sabres contract offer.
MIAMI HERALD: Florida Panthers president Michael Yormark is stepping down to become president and chief strategy officer for Roc Nation.