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Around the League notebook: Tuesday, Nov. 24

Wednesday, 11.25.2015 / 1:31 AM / News

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The Anaheim Ducks rallied from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits to defeat the Calgary Flames in their first meeting since the Western Conference Second Round of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, a five-game series victory by Anaheim.

* The Ducks improved to 21-0-0 in their last 21 regular-season home games vs. Calgary dating to April 4, 2004 (CGY: 0-16-5).

* Per Elias, Anaheim’s 21-game regular-season home winning streak vs. Calgary is tied for the second-longest such streak versus a single opponent in NHL history:

Philadelphia Flyers vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (23-0-0 from Feb. 17, 1980 – Jan. 29, 1987)

Montreal Canadiens vs. New York Rangers (21-0-0 from Feb. 6, 1954 – Jan. 19, 1957)

Montreal Canadiens vs. Washington Capitals (21-0-0 from Jan. 4, 1975 – Dec. 14, 1981)

Anaheim Ducks vs. Calgary Flames (21-0-0 from April 4, 2004 – Nov. 24, 2015)

NHL announces departure of COO John Collins

Tuesday, 11.24.2015 / 6:20 PM / News

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New York – The National Hockey League today announced that Chief Operating Officer John Collins is departing the League to pursue a new business opportunity. Collins, who joined the NHL in November 2006, had been COO since August 2008.

"John leaves a lasting mark," said Commissioner Bettman. "His energy, creativity and skill at building strategic partnerships helped drive significant revenue growth for our League. We are grateful for his many contributions and wish him the best in his new endeavors."

Analysis: Gallagher injury will severely test Canadiens

Tuesday, 11.24.2015 / 3:57 PM / NHL Insider

Arpon Basu - Managing Editor

BROSSARD, Quebec – The Montreal Canadiens have already overcome what many considered would be their worst-case scenario this season.

The loss of goaltender Carey Price for three weeks would have been disastrous for the Canadiens a season ago, but they came out of it with a 5-2-2 record and a newfound confidence in how they play as a team in front of Price.

Now that Price is back the Canadiens face a new, entirely different challenge with top-line right wing Brendan Gallagher out a minimum of six weeks following surgery to repair two fractured fingers on his left hand.

Winter Classic alumni game rosters announced

The Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens announced their rosters for the 2016 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic alumni game, which will be played Dec. 31, 2015 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. The regular-season game featuring these same two teams playing at the home of the New England Patriots, will take place the following day, Jan. 1 (1 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, TVAS).

The alumni game will feature more than 40 former NHL players and coaches including several Hall of Famers on each team.

Ray Bourque, who played 21 seasons with the Bruins and holds the franchise record for points (1,506) and current Bruins president Cam Neeley will be among the Boston alumni. Other players include Mark Recchi, Glen Wesley, Hal Gill and Al Iafrate.

Rosters for 2016 Winter Classic Alumni Game

NHL Public Relations

NEW YORK - The National Hockey League, the Boston Bruins and Montreal Canadiens today jointly released the current rosters for the 2016 NHL Winter Classic™ Alumni Game. The game, which will be played outdoors by greats from both Original Six™ franchises, will take place Thursday, Dec. 31, at 3:30 p.m. ET at Gillette Stadium.

More than 40 former players and coaches are scheduled to participate in the renewal of this legendary rivalry in this unique outdoor setting. Those returning for the Bruins include Ray Bourque, Cam Neely, Terry O'Reilly and more; Don Cherry and Mike Milbury will serve as Boston's coaches. Yvan Cournoyer, Jacques Demers and Guy Lafleur lead the Canadiens alumni with a roster that includes Larry Robinson, Guy Carbonneau, Jose Theodore and Mats Naslund, among many other notable names.

Wild savor 'traditional' Stadium Series jerseys

Dan Myers - Correspondent

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- It's no surprise that Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter is a big fan of the jerseys they will wear for their 2016 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series game against the Chicago Blackhawks at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn., on Feb. 22, 2016.

"It's laid back, it's not flashy, it's traditional. It's kind of got that old school look to it," Suter said.

The Wild and Blackhawks each revealed their Stadium Series jerseys on Tuesday, with the hosts doing so in an on-ice unveiling in front of media and selected season-ticket holders at Xcel Energy Center.

Sharks sign Zubrus to two-way contract

Tuesday, 11.24.2015 / 2:46 PM / News

SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has signed forward Dainius Zubrus to a one-year, two way contract.

Zubrus, 37, recorded 10 points (four goals, six assists) and 42 penalty minutes in 74 games with New Jersey last season. In 1,243 career NHL games with Philadelphia, Montreal, Washington, Buffalo and New Jersey, he has registered 584 points (225 goals, 359 assists) and 771 penalty minutes.

Canadiens' Gallagher out six weeks after hand surgery

Tuesday, 11.24.2015 / 2:25 PM / News

Arpon Basu - Managing Editor

BROSSARD, Quebec – Montreal Canadiens right wing Brendan Gallagher will miss a minimum of six weeks after having surgery on two fractured fingers on his left hand, the Canadiens said Tuesday.

Gallagher sustained the injury Sunday in a 4-2 win against the New York Islanders while blocking a shot by defenseman Johnny Boychuk.

“It’s a big loss,” coach Michel Therrien said. “He’s a big part of the success of this hockey team. But we lost [goaltender Carey Price] for a period of time. For me it’s not an excuse to not keep having success.”

Gallagher is third on the Canadiens and tied for 23rd in the NHL with 19 points, one behind the 20 points of his linemates Max Pacioretty and Tomas Plekanec. He is also second on Montreal and 16th in the NHL with 70 shots on goal.

Elias could make season debut for Devils: report

Tuesday, 11.24.2015 / 2:20 PM / News

New Jersey Devils left wing Patrik Elias could make his season debut Wednesday when the Devils host the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Prudential Center.

Elias practiced Monday, according to The report said Elias took line rushes on the third line with forwards Jacob Josefson and Stefan Matteau. He also saw regular time while the Devils practiced their power play.

NHL Network announces December game schedule

Game Schedule Features 10 Live Matchups, Starting with Nashville at Detroit Saturday, Dec. 5 NHLN to Exclusively Air the 2016 World Junior Championship Starting Dec. 26

Tuesday, 11.24.2015 / 1:30 PM / NHL Network

SECAUCUS (Nov. 24, 2015) – As teams try to gain separation in the standings, NHL Network’s December game schedule features 14 different teams, including every division leader. The schedule begins with the Nashville Predators visiting the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, December 5 at 7:00 p.m. ET, live from Joe Louis Arena. Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will be featured four times in December, beginning with a matchup against the defending Eastern Conference champion Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday, December 12 at 7:00 p.m. ET, at Amalie Arena. December will also feature a showdown between the Atlantic division-leading Montreal Canadiens and the Western Conference-leading Dallas Stars on Saturday, December 19 at 7:00 p.m. ET, live from the American Airlines Center. NHL Network’s complete December live game schedule is available here and at the bottom of this release.

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