Games recaps plus updates on Shea Weber, Marian Hossa and Evgeny Kuznetsov.
THE TENNESSEAN: Mike Ribeiro collected his 700th career NHL point and Pekka Rinne made 30 saves as the Nashville Predators edged the New York Rangers 3-2.
MLIVE.COM: Petr Mrazek made 22 saves and got help from a strong penalty kill as the Detroit Red Wings downed the Arizona Coyotes 3-1. The Wings have now won nine of their last 10 and 14 of their last 18 games.
LOS ANGELES TIMES: Justin Williams scored twice as the Los Angeles Kings snapped a four-game losing skid with a 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, bringing the latter’s 10-game home winning streak to an end.
THE BOSTON GLOBE: Tuukka Rask made 39 saves and Loui Eriksson tallied the game winner to lift the Boston Bruins to a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders.
TWINCITIES.COM: Devan Dubnyk picked up his four shutout in nine games carrying the Colorado Avalanche to a 1-0 win over the Colorado Avalanche. In those nine games, Dubnyk’s record is 7-1-1.
NEWSOBSERVER.COM: Late third-period goals by Andrej Sekera and Victor Rask gave the Carolina Hurricanes a 5-4 victory over the San Jose Sharks. The Hurricanes are among the NHL’s hottest teams since Jan. 1, with a 9-3-3 record.
THE BUFFALO NEWS: Jhonas Enroth made 38 saves backstopping the Buffalo Sabres to a 3-2 win over the Dallas Stars, marking the Sabres first home win since December 27.
NOTE: Games involving Canadian NHL teams are recapped in “Canadian Corner.”
USA TODAY: Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber has a strong shot at winning the Norris Trophy this season.
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: With only 10 goals in 52 games, Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa is struggling to find the back of the net this season.
THE WASHINGTON POST: Capitals rookie Evgeny Kuznetsov is looking increasingly comfortable playing center this season, improving his defensive and faceoff skills.