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AHL Notebook: Marlies' Brennan is first-half MVP

Tuesday, 01.19.2016 / 3:00 AM / AHL Update

Patrick Williams - Correspondent

The American Hockey League schedule has reached the halfway point.

Here is a look at some potential award-winners as the AHL season moves into the second half:

Les Cunningham Award (most valuable player)

The Toronto Marlies sit atop the AHL standings with 64 points in 41 games, seven points ahead of the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins. Toronto leads the AHL in goals per game (3.85) and are fifth in goals-against per game (2.44). Defenseman TJ Brennan, a puck-mover who can anchor the power play, has played a major role. Brennan has stood out on Toronto's blue line, which also features captain Andrew Campbell and prospect Stuart Percy. Brennan is tied for the AHL scoring lead with 38 points (15 goals, 23 assists) in 41 games.

Analysis: Canadiens' problems bigger than no Price

Tuesday, 01.19.2016 / 3:00 AM / NHL Insider

Arpon Basu - Managing Editor

Everything was supposed to be all right.

The Montreal Canadiens got forward Brendan Gallagher back from an injury and trounced their biggest rivals on the NHL's biggest regular-season stage.

It was, if you were to believe the words being spoken in the Canadiens dressing room after their 5-1 victory against the Boston Bruins in the Bridgestone 2016 NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, a potential turning point to what had been the very epitome of an up-and-down season.

Except with the Bruins coming to town to face the Canadiens on Tuesday at Bell Centre in a Winter Classic rematch (7:30 p.m. ET; NESN, RDS, SNE), everything is not all right in Montreal.

Senators' Hoffman leaves game with injury

Tuesday, 01.19.2016 / 2:44 AM / News

Eric Gilmore - Correspondent

SAN JOSE -- Ottawa Senators forward Mike Hoffman was injured in the second period against the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center on Monday and did not return.

Hoffman, who leads the Senators with 20 goals, collided with Sharks goalie Alex Stalock in the crease at 5:40 of the second. Hoffman crashed into the left post with his right shoulder, knocking his helmet off and the net loose.

Drouin trade request creates buzz at AHL arenas

Monday, 01.18.2016 / 8:24 PM / News

Joe Yerdon - Correspondent

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- When Jonathan Drouin took the ice for Syracuse on Monday afternoon for its American Hockey League game against Rochester at Blue Cross Arena, the attendance was announced at 5,540, but that number didn't include the many NHL scouts here hoping to get a good read on him.

The Tampa Bay Lightning sent Drouin down to their AHL affiliate on Jan. 2. The next day, Drouin's agent, Allan Walsh, made public that his client in November had asked to be traded, and NHL scouts have attended Syracuse games in droves ever since.

Eight NHL scouts were listed as in attendance Monday for the game between Syracuse and Rochester, but others were there on their own to take a look at Drouin, the third pick at the 2013 NHL Draft.

"I try not to [think about the scouts], it gets in your head a little bit," Drouin said. "You try to focus on your game and the rest will settle itself."

Panthers executive Luukko celebrates streak in style

Monday, 01.18.2016 / 7:55 PM / News

Alain Poupart - Correspondent

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Florida Panthers executive chairman Peter Luukko stood out when he wore a bright red suit to their game against the Edmonton Oilers at BB&T Center on Monday.

But Luukko was wearing the suit proudly.

Luukko wore the red suit as the result of a friendly wager he made with members of the Panthers front office during the holidays after they won five games in a row.

Luukko said if the streak reached 10 games, he would wear a red suit at a home game.

The Panthers extended their streak to a franchise-record 12 games, replacing the old mark by four games, with a victory against the Oilers at Rexall Place on Jan. 10 before losing in overtime at Vancouver the next night. The game against Edmonton on Monday is their first at BB&T Center since Jan. 3 when they beat the Minnesota Wild 2-1 for their ninth consecutive victory.

"I've been doing this for over 25 years and I might have one other 10-game winning streak," said Luukko, who joined the Panthers in February 2015 after working for the Philadelphia Flyers. "A little bit of a long shot, but I got my suit.

"I kind of like it. Hey, if it'll guarantee wins, I'll wear anything."

Molson Canadian builds rooftop rink in Toronto

Monday, 01.18.2016 / 4:50 PM / NHL Insider

Dan Rosen - Senior Writer

TORONTO -- Molson Canadian is doing its part to bring the game of hockey to new heights, literally.

Last year, the beer company and NHL corporate sponsor built a professionally made rink in a remote area of the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia to serve as the centerpiece and grand prize location of its #AnythingForHockey campaign.

This year, Molson Canadian chose an urban and airy setting for its #AnythingForHockey rink location, building a 100-by-45-foot rink 32 stories up on the rooftop at 120 Adelaide Street West in downtown Toronto, complete with breathtaking views of the city's skyline and netting to ensure pucks won't fall down to the street.

"Being up in the mountains last year, we had to find something just as epic," said Brock Hendricks, the U.S. associate brand manager for Molson Canadian. "We wanted to do something that has never been done before. We want to push the limits with hockey."

Blue Jackets' Hartnell apologizes to team for penalty

Monday, 01.18.2016 / 4:20 PM / News

Scott Hartnell apologized to his Blue Jackets teammates during the team’s end-of-practice stretch at center ice on Monday for taking a too many men on the ice penalty in the third period of Columbus’ 2-1 win against the Colorado Avalanche.

In the third period and the game tied at 1-1, Hartnell, a 15-year veteran, exchanged words near the Avalanche bench, and because of the delay, failed to get off the ice when the team was in the middle of a line change. Columbus was called for a penalty for too many men on the ice.

Hartnell was benched for the remainder of the game.

Canucks' H. Sedin likely out until after All-Star break

Monday, 01.18.2016 / 4:12 PM / News

Mike G. Morreale - Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- Vancouver Canucks captain Henrik Sedin might not return to the lineup until after the All-Star break because of an upper-body injury sustained Sunday against the New York Islanders.

Sedin did not practice with the team on Monday at AmeriHealth Pavilion in Newark, N.J.

"We'll probably send him back [to Vancouver] so he won't have any more games the rest of the road trip," Canucks coach Willie Desjardins said. "Hopefully he'll be ready after the All-Star break. I think it's probably a 10-day injury or so."

Bruins center Krejci returns to practice

Monday, 01.18.2016 / 4:04 PM / News

Boston Bruins center David Krejci practiced Monday for the first time since sustaining an upper-body injury Dec. 27 against the Ottawa Senators.

Krejci will travel with the Bruins, who face the Montreal Canadiens at Bell Centre on Tuesday. He said practice Monday went well but he isn't 100 percent yet.

"It was kind of lonely here by myself, but it was good to get out there with the guys and get a real practice," Krejci told the Bruins website.

"I'd like to come back as soon as possible, but this kind of injury -- at this point, where I'm at now, it's kind of day-to-day, so we'll see how I feel [on Tuesday]. Hopefully better and see how it feels [Tuesday] in warmup."

Devils forward Cammalleri hopes to return Tuesday

Monday, 01.18.2016 / 2:27 PM / News

Mike G. Morreale - Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- New Jersey Devils left wing Mike Cammalleri hopes to return to the lineup against the Calgary Flames at Prudential Center on Tuesday.

Cammalleri has missed the past eight games with a hand injury he sustained at some point in a 3-0 win at the Ottawa Senators on Dec. 30. Despite his absence Cammalleri still leads the Devils with 35 points (14 goals, 21 assists) in 38 games.

"I tried some medical procedures to get back quicker, get some strength back and reduce the pain but I was unable to do it," Cammalleri said. "It's good to be back out there though and I hope to be in the lineup [Tuesday], but ultimately I don't make that decision."

Devils coach John Hynes said he wants to see how Cammalleri responds to practice on Monday. The coaching staff will reevaluate after the morning skate on Tuesday.

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