: Lovejoy and Cole will be in the Penguins lineup following their trades from the Anaheim Ducks and St. Louis Blues, respectively. Lovejoy will be paired with Pouliot and Cole with Scuderi. ... Hishon will make his regular-season NHL debut after being recalled Monday from Lake Erie of the American Hockey League. He played in three Stanley Cup Playoff games against the Minnesota Wild in May.
New York is 8-1-1 in its last 10 games and beat the Nashville Predators 4-1 on Monday.
Defenseman Keith Yandle will be playing his second game with the Rangers since coming from the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday via a trade.
Here are the projected lineups:
Rick Nash - Derick Brassard - Mats Zuccarello
Chris Kreider - Derek Stepan - Martin St. Louis
Carl Hagelin - Kevin Hayes - J.T. Miller...
the time. He doesn't have to seek and search.
"It is a little bit atypical of an elite goal-scorer, but it goes to show that defensive responsibility and caring on the other side of the puck doesn't have to be mutually exclusive. You can do all of those things and yet still score. Obviously he's an elite combination."
St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock credited Nash's anticipation as the key factor...
, their best line was Zuccarello, Derick Brassard and Benoit Pouliot. With all due respect to Nash, Martin St. Louis, Derek Stepan, Brad Richards and Chris Kreider, New York's most consistent line last season was that Brassard line with Zuccarello and Pouliot.
I thought losing Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman after last season would hurt the Rangers depth and prevent them from being as good. Well they have...
was unfortunate we let this one slip away. These are two big points we needed," Pirri said.
NOTES: Forward Joakim Lindstrom, acquired Monday from St. Louis, made his Maple Leafs debut. ... Ekblad set the Panthers record for goals by a rookie defenceman with 11. He broke Ed Jovanovski's mark that was established in the 1995-96 season.
-ravaged Canucks lineup after goalie Eddie Lack gave up 10 goals in his past two starts, including three in the final 12 minutes of an eventual 6-5 shootout win against the St. Louis Blues on Sunday. Lack has played four straight after No. 1 goaltender Ryan Miller injured his knee in a collision nine days ago, and coach Willie Desjardins said the decision to start Markstrom now was as much about resting Lack...
It's something that you don't really envision starting this way, but when you put the work in you don't feel like it's unwarranted. You definitely don't envision it unfolding this way, but you do think you can be successful at this level.
— Senators goalie Andrew Hammond, who defeated the Jets on Wednesday to improve to 6-0-1 since making his first NHL start on Feb. 18