NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – March 4, 2014

Stars edge the Sabres, plus updates on Ryan Miller, Pekka Rinne, Marian Hossa, Pavel Datsyuk, Dmitry Orlov and more.

Alex Chaisson's shot eludes Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth.

Alex Chiasson’s shot eludes Sabres goalie Jhonas Enroth.

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.