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Canadiens goalie Price returns against Islanders
Goaltender Carey Price will start for the first time in three weeks for the Montreal Canadiens when they play the New York Islanders at Barclays Center on Friday. Price, who missed the past nine games with a lower-body injury, is 7-2-0 with a 2.01 goals-against average, a .936 save percentage and two shutouts this season.
Kane aims for 15th straight game with point
Patrick Kane has been on a tear for weeks scoring at least one point in Chicago's previous 14 games and he'll look to keep it going when the Chicago Blackhawks visit the Calgary Flames Friday. The NHL's leading scorer has posted 10 goals and 14 assists during this stretch.
Red Wings' Richards back in lineup vs. Kings
Brad Richards is returning to the Detroit Red Wings lineup after missing 13 games because of a sore back. Richards, who has two assists in six games this season, last played Oct. 21.
Oilers look to snap three-game slide
The Edmonton Oilers hope to get back in the win column Friday against the 10-7-1 New Jersey Devils, who have been one of the League's most surprising teams thus far.
NHL community marvels about Ovechkin
What people around the hockey world are saying about Alex Ovechkin as the Washington Capitals captain breaks records and approaches several milestones.