Brad Marchand receives another suspension, latest notable waiver and injury news and much more in your final NHL morning coffee headlines of 2015.
Check out the notable highlights of last night’s NHL action, including the Washington Capitals winning their ninth straight game, the Devils blanking the Senators and the Maple Leafs edging the Penguins.
Notable NHL Headlines.
TSN: Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand received a three-game suspension for clipping Ottawa Senators defenseman Mark Borowiecki.
CSNNE.COM: Marchand joins fellow Bruins David Krejci and David Pastrnak among his teammates who’ll miss tomorrow’s Winter Classic against the Montreal Canadiens, who’ll be without goaltender Carey Price and perhaps winger Brendan Gallagher.
THE CANADIAN PRESS (VIA OTTAWA SUN): “Les Canadiennes de Montreal of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League and the Boston Pride of the new National Women’s Hockey League will square off in two 15-minute periods today at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass.”
CSN BAY AREA: Logan Couture returned from injury to set up two goals as the San Jose Sharks downed the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2.
MIAMI HERALD: The Florida Panthers enjoyed a December to remember, vaulting them into first place in the Atlantic Division.
NEWSDAY: The New York Islanders possess this season’s best penalty kill.
DALLAS MORNING NEWS: The Stars placed winger Ales Hemsky (lower-body injury) on injured reserve.
THE WASHINGTON POST: Capitals center Jay Beagle is out for an indefinite period of time owing to upcoming surgery for an upper-body injury.
CSNPHILLY.COM: Flyers center Sam Gagner cleared waivers and was loaned to their AHL affiliate.
STLTODAY.COM: The St. Louis Blues will grant forward Scott Gomez his release once he clears waivers today.
CHICAGO TRIBUNE: The Blackhawks assigned defenseman David Rundblad to the AHL affiliate in Rockford.