NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – December 13, 2016
Game recaps, injury updates and notable player movement in your NHL morning coffee headlines.
NHL.COM: Sidney Crosby tallied his 21st goal in his 23rd game, Evgeni Malkin collected two assists and Matt Murray turned in a 32-save shutout performance as the Pittsburgh Penguins crushed the Arizona Coyotes 7-0.
Ryan Spooner scored in overtime to get the Boston Bruins a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.
TSN: Edmonton Oilers defenseman Darnell Nurse underwent ankle surgery and will be sidelined for up to 12 weeks.
The Philadelphia Flyers announced defenseman Mark Streit is out two weeks with an upper-body injury.
THE NEWS & OBSERVER: Carolina Hurricanes center Jordan Staal could return to action tonight against the Vancouver Canucks. He’s been sidelined by a concussion since Nov. 28. The Hurricanes also demoted forward Phil Di Giuseppe to their AHL affiliate in Charlotte.
CSN BAY AREA: The San Jose Sharks recalled defenseman Mirco Mueller from their AHL affiliat. Veteran blueliners David Schlemko and Marc-Edouard Vlasic are currently injured.