Winnipeg’s offense has been one of the league’s worst over the past two months, but the struggling Jets should get some scoring punch back Tuesday with the return of Mark Scheifele. It’s not all good news, though, as Mathieu Perreault could be out with a lower-body injury.
This season, Boston had the youngest player in the AHL and the NHL. They both just happened to be the same player.
Tampa Bay’s not making excuses, but both Tyler Johnson and Ben Bishop revealed serious injuries following their Stanley Cup final defeat. Johnson broke his right wrist early in the series while Bishop tore his groin in Game 2 and was risking a complete tear by playing further.
Buffalo Sabres prospect Mikhail Grigorenko hasn’t panned out quite yet and could be heading back to Russia for the 2015-16 campaign. According to a report, Grigorenko has been considering a deal with CSKA Moscow and his agent has the 21-year-old pivot should make his decision by the end of June.
USA's fate will be decided by coach Ron Wilson's ability to get his team pulling in one direction and finding a goalie who won't get pulled.
Canada dominated in spurts, and the spotty effort was good enough to hold off the Euros in Game 1 of the World Cup final.
Milan Lucic is heading to free agency. According to a report, Lucic and the Kings have not been able to come to terms on a new contract, and Los Angeles GM Dean Lombardi has given Lucic and his agents the go-ahead to start talking contract with other clubs.
Expect the Detroit Red Wings to make an announcement next week that Jeff Blashill will be their next head coach. Blashill was the heir apparent to former coach Mike Babcock and has spent the past three seasons coaching the AHL’s Grand Rapids Griffins. In 2012-13, he led the Griffins to a Calder Cup championship.