11:01 AM ET Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Andrei Vasilevskiy will start Thursday’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, making his return from a fractured left foot suffered last month. Without Vasilevskiy, who hasn’t played since Nov. 10, Louis Domingue has gone 11-2-0 and has won six straight games for the Atlantic Division-leading Lightning. Edward Pasquale
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1:05 PM ET ESPN News Services Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray was activated Wednesday after being sidelined since mid-November with a lower-body injury. The two-time Stanley Cup winner practiced with his teammates on Tuesday for the first time since going on injured reserve last month. The 24-year-old has struggled this season when able to play.
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10:47 PM ET Associated Press BOSTON — Boston Bruins forward David Backes rushed himself off the ice Tuesday night after taking a skate blade to the face late in the first period but returned at the start of the second and finished the game. Backes pushed Oliver Ekmann-Larsson near the side of the net and
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1:05 PM ET The Anaheim Ducks announced Tuesday that center Rickard Rakell has a sprained ankle is out indefinitely, while backup goaltender Ryan Miller will be sidelined approximately six weeks with a sprained MCL. The Ducks filled Miller’s void by claiming goaltender Chad Johnson off waivers from the St. Louis Blues on Tuesday. The Ducks
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12:11 AM ET Frustration turned to fisticuffs during the St. Louis Blues‘ practice on Monday, when teammates Robert Bortuzzo and Zach Sanford went at each other. The Blues have lost eight of their past 11 games, including a 6-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday, which likely helped fuel the flaring of tempers. Bortuzzo
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The American Hockey League announced today that Charlotte Checkers forward Martin Necas has been selected as the CCM/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending December 9, 2018. Necas assisted on seven Charlotte goals during a weekend that saw the Checkers rally for two big road wins over Atlantic Division foes.
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GLENDALE, Ariz. — Clayton Keller had a goal and two assists and the Arizona Coyotes netted four second-period goals, cruising to a 6-1 win over the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. Richard Panik, Jakob Chychrun, Christian Fischer, Nick Cousins and Alex Goligoski also scored for the Coyotes. Panik added an assist and Nick Schmaltz
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