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Flames look to extend win streak to seven vs. Stars
The Calgary Flames' current six-game winning streak started on Dec. 1 when the Flames defeated the Dallas Stars 4-3 in a shootout at the Scotiabank Saddledome. They meet again Thursday, this time in Dallas.
Blue Jackets to sit Johansen against Coyotes
Hoping to send a message to his slumping team, Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella will sit center Ryan Johansen against the Arizona Coyotes on Thursday.
Stoll to make Wild debut against Rangers
Jarret Stoll will make his debut with the Minnesota Wild against a familiar foe at Xcel Energy Center on Thursday when the Wild host the New York Rangers.
Maple Leafs to start rookie Sparks against Sharks
Goaltending continues to be the focus for the Toronto Maple Leafs as they prepare to host the San Jose Sharks at Air Canada Centre on Thursday.
US Hockey Hall of Fame inducts four new members
Chris Drury, Mathieu Schneider, Angela Ruggiero and Ron DeGregorio will be inducted into the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Thursday in Boston. The NHL's Lester Patrick Trophy, awarded annually for outstanding service to hockey in the United States, also will be presented.