The potential cost of re-signing Johnny Gaudreau, latest injury update, Gary Bettman happy with 3-on-3 overtime, updates on the Senators and more.
Check out the video highlights of last night’s notable NHL action, including Boston Bruins’ rookie Frank Vatrano’s first NHL hat trick, the Washington Capitals rallying against the Tampa Bay Lightning and Florida Panthers goalie Roberto Luongo records his 70th career NHL shutout.
Notable NHL Headlines
CALGARY SUN: The Flames will find it expensive to re-sign Johnny Gaudreau and Sean Monahan. A comparable for Gaudreau is St. Louis Blues winger Vladimir Tarasenko, who’s in the first season of a eight-year, $60-million contract.
NBC SPORTS: Detroit Red Wings GM Ken Holland believes rookie Dylan Larkin has “face of the franchise” potential.
THE BUFFALO NEWS: Sabres winger Evander Kane living up to Buffalo’s good neighbor spirit.
NEWSDAY: New York Islanders winger Kyle Okposo has been sidelined by a lingering lower-body injury.
CHICAGO TRIBUNE: Blackhawks center Marcus Kruger (wrist surgery) will miss the next four months.
THE TAMPA TRIBUNE: Lightning forward Ondrej Palat (ankle injury) has no timetable for his return.
TORONTO SUN: Goaltender Ray Emery signed a professional tryout contract with the Maple Leafs farm team.
CSNNE.COM: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman is pleased with three-on-three overtime so far.
OTTAWA CITIZEN: Senators owner Eugene Melnyk has no intention of selling the team and isn’t interested in moving into a new arena owned by someone else.
OTTAWA SUN: Senators GM Bryan Murray is expected to soon reach a decision regarding his future with the club.