NHL Morning Coffee Headlines – October 29, 2016
Game recaps, plus the latest waiver and injury updates and more in your NHL morning coffee headlines.
NHL.COM: Cam Talbot made 26 saves backstopping the Edmonton Oilers to a 2-0 blanking of the Vancouver Canucks, pushing their record to 7-1-0.
Jeff Skinner scored twice and set up another to power the Carolina Hurricanes to a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers. Earlier in the day, it was reported Rangers defenseman Dylan McIlrath cleared waivers.
Sam Gagner and Brandon Saad each scored twice as the Columbus Blue Jackets blanked the Anaheim Ducks 4-0.
Winnipeg Jets goalie Michael Hutchinson turned aside 37 shots in a 1-0 shutout of the Colorado Avalanche. Earlier in the day, the Jets placed center Bryan Little (leg injury) on injured reserve and called up forward Marko Dano.
Artem Anisimov’s overtime goal lifted the Chicago Blackhawks to a 3-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.
Dougie Hamilton scored twice to lead the Calgary Flames to a 5-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators, who lost goalie Andrew Hammond to a lower-body injury after the first period.
CSNNE.com: Boston Bruins winger David Pastrnak received a two-game suspension for an illegal hit on New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi.
TAMPA BAY TIMES: Lightning right wing Nikita Kucherov is listed as day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
TWINCITIES.COM: The Minnesota Wild placed forward Teemu Pulkkinen on waivers.
NHL correspondent Sami Hoffren reports free agent forward Tuomo Ruutu signed a one-year deal with HC Davos in Switzerland.
THE BUFFALO NEWS: Buffalo-area linesman Tim Nowak will work his 1,500th NHL game on Saturday when the Buffalo Sabres face the Florida Panthers.
STLTODAY.COM: The St. Louis Blues will retire former defenseman Bob Plager’s No. 5. He played 11 of his 13 NHL seasons with the Blues, helping them reach the Stanley Cup Final three times from 1968 to 1970.