Latest on Carey Price’s injury status, Shane Doan sets Coyotes points record, and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.
Notable NHL game recaps.
LOS ANGELES TIMES: Anze Kopitar tallied a hat trick and Tanner Pearson scored in overtime as the Los Angeles Kings rallied for a 5-4 win over the New York Rangers. Call-up goaltender Peter Budaj got his first NHL win since April 2014.
ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH: In his first game since breaking his ankle back in October, winger Jaden Schwartz scored a goal and set up another as the St. Louis Blues downed the Florida Panthers 5-3.
THE TAMPA TRIBUNE: Steven Stamkos game-tying goal set the stage for Tyler Johnson’s overtime winner to lift the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 victory over the Nashville Predators.
THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC: Shane Doan’s three-point night set the Arizona Coyotes franchise record for points and power-play goals as he led the club to a 4-1 win over the Calgary Flames.
Notable NHL Headlines.
LA PRESSE: Montreal Canadiens coach Michel Therrien denied a report claiming sidelined goaltender Carey Price is done for the season. Therrien notes Price wants to return and is working very hard in hopes of doing so before season’s end.
CTV NEWS: Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec (sprained knee) has been removed from the injured reserve list and will rejoin the Winnipeg Jets on their upcoming road trip.
THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH: Blue Jackets defenseman David Savard (oblique strain) has been activated from injured reserve.
THE VANCOUVER SUN: Canucks defenseman Alex Edler (foot injury) will be sidelined six weeks and center Brandon Sutter (broken jaw) is out for eight weeks.
CALGARY SUN: With goalie Karri Ramo sidelined, the Flames have called up Joni Ortio.
THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: Anaheim Ducks winger Chris Stewart will be examined for a broken jaw.
NBC SPORTS: The Colorado Avalanche placed defenseman Nate Guenin on waivers again.