Game recaps, updates on Mike Fisher, Tomas Tatar, Mikael Granlund, Dan Carcillo, Matt Carle and Mikkel Boedker, Bruins to host the 2016 Winter Classic and more. 

Nikolay Kulemin celebrates one of his two goals against the Flyers with his teammates.

Nikolay Kulemin celebrates one of his two goals against the Flyers with his teammates.

NEWSDAY: Nikolay Kulemin scored twice and set up another as the New York Islanders thumped the fading Philadelphia Flyers 7-4.

STLTODAY.COM: Alex Steen and Jaden Schwartz enjoyed two-point performances as the St. Louis Blues downed the Colorado Avalanche 3-1.

NJ.COM: Mike Cammalleri’s 15th goal of the season was the game winner as the New Jersey Devils upset the San Jose Sharks 5-2.

THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH: James Wisniewski tallied the game winner to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 3-1 victory over the Minnesota Wild. The Wild did get some good news, as sidelined center Mikael Granlund (wrist surgery) could return to action tonight against the Detroit Red Wings.

NOTE: Games involving Canadian NHL teams are recapped in “Canadian Corner.”

THE TENNESSEAN: After missing the first 21 games of the season to an Achilles tendon injury, Nashville Predators center Mike Fisher has tallied 18 points in 23 games.

MLIVE.COM: Tomas Tatar is well on his way to becoming the first Red Wings to score 30 goals since 2008-09.

THE TAMPA TRIBUNE: Lightning defenseman Matt Carle requires surgery for torn adductor muscles and will miss six-to-eight weeks.

AZCENTRAL.COM: Arizona Coyotes leading scorer Mikkel Boedker is out week-to-week with an upper-body injury.

NBC SPORTS: Chicago Blackhawks forward Dan Carcillo received a six-game suspension for cross-checking Winnipeg’s Mathieu Perreault.

THE BOSTON GLOBE:  The Boston Bruins will host the 2016 Winter Classic. They’ll face off against their long-time rival, the Montreal Canadiens.

USA TODAY: Bill Foley, the billionaire who hopes to bring an NHL franchise to Las Vegas, believes reaching 10,000 season-ticket sale is a necessary step toward achieving that goal.