Notable snubs from the World Cup of Hockey roster selections and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines. 


The Blackhawks celebrate one of their five goals against the Red Wings.

The Blackhawks celebrate one of their five goals against the Red Wings.

CHICAGO SUN-TIMES: Patrick Kane and Brent Seabrook each had a goal and two assists and Artemi Panarin scored twice to lead the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings, moving them back into first place in the Central Division.

CSN MID-ATLANTIC:  T.J. Oshie netted the game winner and Alex Ovechkin tallied his 41st of the season as the Washington Capitals edged the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2.

THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER: Jakob Silfverberg scored in a shootout to lift the Anaheim Ducks to a 3-2 win over the hapless Montreal Canadiens.

SI.COM: Analysis of the preliminary 2016 World Cup of Hockey rosters, including notable snubs like P.K. Subban, Corey Perry, Phil Kessel and John Klingberg.

CBS SPORTS:  A look at the jerseys for the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.

SPORTSNET: Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid was named NHL rookie of the month for February.

THE TENNESSEAN:  Nashville Predators center Mike Fisher will play in his 1,000th career NHL game when his club faces off tonight against the New Jersey Devils.

THE DENVER POST: Calvin Pickard has supplanted a struggling Semyon Varlamov as the Colorado Avalanche’s starting goalie.

NBC SPORTS: The Los Angeles Kings re-signed goaltender Peter Budaj to a one-year contract extension.

TSN: The Ottawa Senators signed center Scott Gomez to a one-year, pro-rated deal worth $575K.