Fraser Neek takes you through the action from the first games at the Wayne Gretzky Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas.
NHL Live with Steve Mears and Butch Goring, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, will have the latest updates on the condition of Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley, who was in stable condition at an area hospital after collapsing on the bench Monday night in a game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The general managers meetings continue in Boca Raton, Fla., and Kathryn Tappen and Kevin Weekes will check in with GMs from around the League.
Nine games dot the NHL schedule on Tuesday, including the Stars facing off against the St. Louis Blues. We'll go out on the Arena Cam at Scottrade Center and welcome in Blues analyst Darren Pang to talk about the mood following the Peverley incident, the tremendous play of Ryan Miller since his arrival in St. Louis and the game itself.
Veteran NHL executive John Muckler talks about Wayne Gretzky Fantasy Camp and Gretzky's influence on hockey in non-traditional hockey markets.
Rookie camper Fraser Neek talks about his first impressions of Wayne Gretzky Fantasy Camp in Las Vegas, NV.
NHL Live with Steve Mears and Ken Daneyko, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, will have complete coverage of the annual March meeting of the League's general managers currently going on in Boca Raton, Fla. We'll be hearing from various NHL GMs throughout the program.
Also, Steve and Ken will chat with NHL Network analyst Barry Melrose about the race for the Presidents' Trophy, with the St. Louis Blues having surged past the Anaheim Ducks and into first overall with just over a month left in the regular season.
There are eight games to be played Monday, including the start of a home-and-home between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins. Chuck Gormley will join us from the Arena Cam at Verizon Center to talk about the game and the always hyped rivalry between Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin.
Two points don't get much bigger.
These teams will be renewing acquaintances after competing Tuesday at Prudential Center, where Stephen Gionta scored with 37 seconds remaining in regulation to give the Devils a 4-3 win.
The lineups will see some marked changes for the rematch at Joe Louis Arena. Martin Brodeur and Jimmy Howard started in net Tuesday; Jonas Gustavsson will be in goal for Detroit against Cory Schneider, who in his most recent start allowed four goals on 22 shots Sunday in a 4-2 loss to the San Jose Sharks.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.