Things You Might Have Missed:
- NHL officially announced Nashville as the destination for the 2016 All Star Game. It will take place January 30 & 31, 2016.
- Stars’ Erik Cole (illness) and Vernon Fiddler (maintenance) did not practice today
- Nurse (Oilers) re-assigned to the OHL.
- Chris Mueller (Rangers) recalled. Jesper Fast and JT Miller re-assigned
- Viktor Fasth (Oilers) will have an MRI on his groin today.
- Viktor Stalberg (Predators) was taken off IR today.
- Nathan Gerbe (Canes) is being checked out for a lower-body “concern” from Thursday’s game.
- Canes hope to have Skinner back in the lineup Tuesday and E. Staal back by the second half of the roadtrip.
- On Dupuis (Penguins) who left on a stretcher last night. Shot on the back of the neck. All signs are real positive this morning. If unable to play, Ebbett will draw into the lineup.
- Kyle Cumiskey (Blackhawks) re-assigned.
- Milan Lucic fined $5,000 for his lewd gesture Thursday night.
- Martin Marincin (Oilers) recalled. Steve Pinizzotto re-assigned.
- Dan Hamhuis (Canucks) took a stick to the face and left the game. He returned later wearing a full cage.
- James Neal (FINALLY) scored his first goal for the Nashville Predators.
- Johan Franzen (Red Wings) suffered a lower-body spasm and hopes to play tomorrow.
- Roberto Luongo’s (Panthers) 67th career shutout tonight places him 13th all-time among NHL goalies, surpassing Patrick Roy to take the honors.
- Brandon Kozun (Leafs) left the game with a lower-body injury.
- Ryan Stanton (Canucks) left the game and would not return.
- Martin Havlat (Devils) is day-to-day with facial lacerations stemming from a collision with a referee in the Devils’ game Thursda
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