Nik Antropov notched a hat trick Thursday night.
Los Angeles 8, Buffalo 2 (story/highlights)
- Dustin Brown scored twice and Anze Kopitar had four assists.
Pittsburgh 3, Calgary 2 (SO) (story/highlights)
- Ryan Malone tied it late and Kris Letang scored the shootout winner.
Toronto 6, New York Rangers 2 (story/highlights)
- Nik Antropov recorded a hat trick.
Vancouver 5, Nashville 2 (story/highlights)
- Daniel Sedin scored twice in the third period to lift Vancouver to a victory.
Tampa Bay 2, Carolina 1 (story/highlights)
- Vinny Lecavalier had two points and Johan Holmqvist stopped 23 shots.
Montreal 4, Boston 2 (story/highlights)
- Chris Higgins had a goal and two assists.
News and Views…
Atlanta: Craig Custance of the Atlanta Journal and Constitution writes that acquiring Mathieu Schneider would be a good move for the Thrashers. (more...)
Boston: Alex Auld was acquired from Phoenix in a trade and added to the pro roster.
Chicago: David Bolland was recalled from Rockford… Chris Kuc of the Chicago Tribune discusses the wall rookie Patrick Kane has hit. (more...)
Edmonton: Liam Reddox was recalled from Springfield… Terry Jones of the Edmonton Sun questions the determination and dedication of Dustin Penner. (more...)
Florida: Tanner Glass was recalled from Rochester.
Minnesota: Nick Schultz is day-to-day with an injury to his throat.
Montreal: Guy Carbonneau sent Michael Ryder a message by benching him Thursday night writes Pat Hickey of the Montreal Gazette. (more...)
Pittsburgh: Mark Recchi was assigned to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
St. Louis: Recalled Marek Schwarz from Peoria.
Tampa Bay: Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune writes that a group that included Phil Esposito were putting together a bid to purchase the franchise. (more...)
Toronto: Darcy Tucker is day-to-day with a back injury… Pavel Kubina returned to the lineup after missing 10 games with a knew injury.
Vancouver: Brendan Morrison doesn’t recall Marc Crawford calling for revenge on Steve Moore, writes Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun. (more...)
What’s on tap…
Washington at New Jersey, 7:00 p.m.
N.Y. Rangers at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Minnesota at Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Anaheim at Chicago, 8:30 p.m.
Ottawa at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.
Philadelphia at Colorado, 9:00 p.m.
St. Louis at Edmonton, 9:00 p.m.
San Jose at Phoenix, 9:00 p.m.
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