The Columbus Blue Jackets activated forward
Derek MacKenzie off injured reserve on Thursday.
Detroit Red Wings forward Darren Helm will
miss his club's upcoming weekend slate due to a shoulder issue.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin
is considered day-to-day with a lower body injury.
The well-rested Colorado Avalanche will aim for a third
straight victory when they open a three-game road trip by visiting the
Edmonton Oilers for Thursday's battle at Rexall Place.
The Chicago Blackhawks will try to bounce back from
their first loss in weeks when they visit the Minnesota Wild for Thursday's
encounter at Xcel Energy Center.
The Nashville Predators will try to avoid matching their
longest losing streak of the season when they host the Carolina Hurricanes in
Thursday's battle at Bridgestone Arena.
After losing two straight games for only the second time
this season, the St. Louis Blues hope to get back on track in Thursday's home
meeting against the struggling New York Islanders.
The Winnipeg Jets will try to pick up another win on
what has so far been a successful road trip when they visit the sliding
Florida Panthers for Thursday's clash at the BB&T Center.
The Tampa Bay Lightning hope to break out of their
scoring slump on Thursday night as they play host to the Ottawa Senators, who
themselves are looking to find some consistency.
The Montreal Canadiens will try to extend their point
streak to nine straight games and grab possession of first place in the
Atlantic Division on Thursday night when they host the rival Boston Bruins.
There are no hotter teams in the NHL right now than the
San Jose Sharks and Pittsburgh Penguins.
The Toronto Maple Leafs may have to try and halt their
longest losing streak of the season without their leading scorer on Thursday
night when they take on the visiting Dallas Stars.
Henrik Lundqvist's recent contract extension further
proved that it's good to be the king.
Calgary, AB (SportsNetwork.com) - Mark Giordano and T.J. Brodie each notched
a goal and an assist to lift the ...
Mark Giordano and T.J. Brodie each notched
a goal and an assist to lift the Calgary Flames to a 4-1 victory over the
Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday at Scotiabank Saddledome.