Patrick Kane extends his points streak, Logan Couture undergoes surgery, Oilers honor Glen Sather and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.
Check out last night’s notable NHL highlights, including Patrick Kane extending his points streak to 25 games as the Blackhawks downed the Jets.
Notable NHL Headlines
SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS: Sharks forward Logan Couture is out indefinitely following emergency surgery to stop a arterial bleed in his right thigh. Couture recently returned to action after missing 23 games to a fractured right fibula. He’s expected to make a full recovery.
EDMONTON SUN: The Oilers honored former coach and GM Glen Sather, then proceeded to beat Sather’s current team in old-school Oilers-style fashion with a 7-5 win over the New York Rangers.
NEW YORK POST: How Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Andrew MacDonald became one in a line of salary-cap casualties by being demoted to the minors.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL: Ratings are improving for Roger’s Hockey Night in Canada.
NBC SPORTS: With the Canadian dollar tumbling in value, the NHL’s projection of a $74.5 million salary cap for 2016-17 appears overly optimistic.
SPECTOR’S NOTE: I’ll have my take on this in an upcoming Soapbox.
THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH: Blue Jackets minority owner Horn Chen passed away on Monday at the age of 83.
MONTREAL GAZETTE: The Montreal Canadiens released a wonderfully horrible version of the Disney song Let It Go. The standouts are P.K. Subban, Brendan Gallagher and Tomas Fleischmann.