After taking the weekend to think about the two-goal lead they squandered late against the Chicago Blackhawks, the struggling Anaheim Ducks were determined to focus on the things they did well against the defending Stanley Cup champions. Anaheim…DAN GREENSPAN (Associated Press)
A year ago, goaltender Garret Sparks was in the midst of a 13-game trip with the ECHL's Orlando Solar Bears. ''You have a duffel bag and you don't get to go home,'' Sparks said. Now, Sparks is in the NHL, making a big first impression.
The New York Islanders' fourth line is widely considered one of the NHL's best. Matt Martin, Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck showed why on Monday night against the Colorado Avalanche. Clutterbuck's goal 1:52 into the third period broke a 2-all…PAT PICKENS (Associated Press)
The Rangers held on for a 4-3 win on Monday night to snap a three-game losing streak, but they almost squandered a three-goal lead against a team they routinely beat. Mats Zuccarello and Oscar Lindberg scored first-period power-play goals to get…MIKE FARRELL (Associated Press)
The Montreal Canadiens have already had to deal with a nine-game stretch without star goaltender Carey Price so far this season. The Canadiens said Monday that Price will be out at least six weeks with a lower-body injury that he sustained during a…