LaBarbera, 34, was recalled from the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League earlier in the day because the Ducks' other goaltender, Frederik Andersen, was experiencing tightness in his leg. Andersen didn't take part in an optional morning skate, and the Ducks say he's day-to-day.
Bailey (6'3", 190 lbs., 7/1/95) is playing in his third season with the Kitchener Rangers (OHL) and currently leads the team in scoring with 18 points (9+9) through 13 games played. In 124 career OHL games, Bailey has recorded 97 points (51+46) and 68 penalty minutes.
The Buffalo native was selected by the Sabres in the second round (52nd overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. Prior to playing in the OHL, Bailey played in the USHL and the Buffalo Regals organization.
Allen, 24, has registered two goals and three assists for five points in eight AHL contests this season. Prior to Hartford’s game today, he was tied for third on the Wolf Pack in goals and was tied for fifth on the team in assists and points. He also led all Hartford defensemen in goals and ranked second among team defensemen in assists and points.
Financial terms were not disclosed, but Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet reported Saturday that it is a three-year extension.
The Bruins have advanced to the Stanley Cup Playoffs every season since Julien was named the coach June 21, 2007. He won the Stanley Cup with Boston in 2011, advanced the Cup Final in 2013 and holds the franchise record for postseason wins (57).
McDonagh sustained the injury in the first period of the Rangers' 1-0 shootout loss Saturday to the Winnipeg Jets when he was checked into the boards by Jets forward Evander Kane. The defenseman injured the same shoulder April 1 during a game against the Vancouver Canucks; that injury forced him to miss New York's final five games of the 2013-14 regular season.
McDonagh has three assists in 10 games this season. His 43 points last season led all Rangers defensemen and his 17 points in 25 Stanley Cup Playoff games led the team.
At 14:03 of the second period of the Oilers' game Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks, Ference hit Cancuks forward Zack Kassian. Ference was assessed a minor penalty for an illegal check to the head. Kassian was not injured on the play.
The following grounds are being considered for supplemental discipline: illegal check to the head, charging. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to the infraction upon review.
Prior to the telecast of the Calgary Flames against the Montreal Canadiens (7 p.m. ET; CITY), NHL Network will televise the "Rogers Hometown Hockey" broadcast at 6:30 p.m. ET on CITY and the NHL Network in the United States. This week's location is Red Deer, Alberta, to celebrate the city's iconic hockey story.
Among the features airing on the pregame show:
· A look at Los Angeles Kings coach Darryl Sutter's hockey odyssey that includes coaching the Kings to two Stanley Cup wins in three seasons, told from the perspective of his son Chris.
· The odds of 5-foot-10 Flames defenseman Kris Russell making the NHL were slim, but he learned toughness and the inability to quit from his father to defy the odds.
The incident occurred at 3:53 of the third period. Nolan was assessed a minor penalty for boarding.
Nolan is considered a repeat offender under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, will forfeit $17,073.18. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
We're buyers. We're committed to winning. That's what [owner Vinnie Viola] has said all along and what we've said all along. We want to win. We want to win a championship. We're putting the pieces together, step by step, and we're hopeful that Jaromir can lead these young guys to the promised land. It's a win-win for us.
— Panthers GM Dale Tallon on Jaromir Jagr, who he traded for from the Devils on Thursday