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