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Duchene, Zuccarello and Reimer named stars of week
Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, New York Rangers right wing Mats Zuccarello and Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer have been named the NHL's "Three Stars" for the week ending Nov. 15. Duchene led the NHL with four goals and eight points – including three multi-point performances.
Capitals reunite Ovechkin, Backstrom at practice
Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz reunited Alex Ovechkin with center Nicklas Backstrom at practice Monday. Trotz offered no guarantees they would play together against the Detroit Red Wings at Joe Louis Arena on Wednesday.
Wild's Parise skates at practice, remains week-to-week
Minnesota Wild forward Zach Parise skated Monday, the first time he's been on the ice since sustaining a sprained medial collateral ligament in his right knee Nov. 5.
Panthers' Barkov returning to lineup against Lightning
Center Aleksander Barkov will be back in the Florida Panthers lineup Monday against the Tampa Bay Lightning after missing 10 games because of a broken bone in his right hand.
Canucks' Shinkaruk to make NHL debut vs. Canadiens
Hunter Shinkaruk, selected by Vancouver in the first round (No. 24) of the 2013 NHL Draft, will make his NHL debut on a line with Adam Cracknell and Derek Dorsett. Shinkaruk was tied for the AHL lead with 10 goals in 12 games with Utica.