Ducks down the Rangers, President Obama honors the Blackhawks, Bruins prepare to face Tyler Seguin for the first time since they traded him, plus updates on Alexander Ovechkin, Jason Pominville, Alex Tanguay and more.
LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS: Frederik Andersen made 32 saves to remain unbeaten in four NHL games backstopping the Anaheim Ducks to a 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers. Corey Perry and Kyle Palmieri were the goalscorers for the Ducks, while Michael Del Zotto tallied for the Rangers.
NBC SPORTS: Minnesota’s Jason Pominville, Pittsburgh’s Marc-Andre Fleury and Washington’s Jason Chimera were named NHL stars of the week.
CHICAGO TRIBUNE: US President Barack Obama yesterday honored the 2013 Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks during a ceremony at the White House.
CSNNE.COM: The Boston Bruins are preparing to face Tyler Seguin for the first time when they meet the Dallas Stars tonight in Boston
CSNWASHINGTON.COM: Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, who missed the last two games with an upper body injury, expected to return to the lineup tonight against the NY Islanders.
CSNPHILLY.COM: Vincent Lecavalier will return to the Flyers lineup for tonight’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes wearing a helmet with a half-shield, half-cage to protect his bruised face. Lecavalier was injured during the Flyers pointless line brawl last week against the Capitals.
CBS SPORTS: In the wake of the Flyers Ray Emery leaving his crease to start a fight with Washington’s Braden Holtby, the NHL could consider a ten-game suspension for any goalie who leaves the defensive zone to join a fight.
DENVER POST: Colorado Avalanche forward Alex Tanguay will miss at least two weeks to a knee injury.
NORTHJERSEY.COM: The New Jersey Devils have placed forward Rostislav Olesz on waivers.
NEWSOBSERVER.COM: The Carolina Hurricanes first line of Eric Staal, Alex Semin and Jiri Tlusty are struggling to regain their high-scoring form.
FORBES.COM: A source claims the NY Islanders and NHLPA are fighting over how to count the club’s cable money.