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Andrew Ference didn't literally circle the date on his calendar, but the Edmonton Oilers defenceman has been looking forward to this game for a while.
Mrazek has played one game with the Red Wings this season on Nov. 2 when he earned a shutout in a 5-0 win over the Edmonton Oilers, in Edmonton.
"I hope to God it all pans out well and maybe he can somehow reach an agreement with his princess and finally she'd be given a green card, which she really wants," said Kovalchuk, who's in his first season with KHL St. Petersburg after several years of stardom in the NHL.
The Wild have loaned 19-year-old defenceman Matt Dumba, right, to the Canadian national junior team for the upcoming world junior hockey championship in Malmo, Sweden.
Bruins 2, Flames 1: Reilly Smith scored the tiebreaking goal at 15:27 of the third period and Boston beat the Flames in Jarome Iginla's return to Calgary.
Throughout his tenure as head coach and general manager of the Portland Winterhawks , Mike Johnston has demonstrated a willingness to make bold moves to position his team to compete for Western Hockey League titles.
Boston Bruins' Jarome Iginla takes part in the pre-game skate before first period NHL hockey action against the Calgary Flames in Calgary, Alta., Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Vancouver Canucks general manager Mike Gillis says his team will continue to spend to the cap next season when the NHL's salary cap is projected to increase to approximately $71 million.
Dec 5, 2013; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford makes a save during the second period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center.
Once was apparently not enough for Ryan Jones but after taking yet another puck off his foot at practice on Monday, the Edmonton Oilers winger reported for work the next day with guards on his skates.
When Matt Cooke looks at the Minnesota Wild, he sees a team that should win games on the road, even if that hasn't happened the first nine weeks of the season.
The Calgary Flames' Cory Sarich skates during the warm-up prior to the start of the NHL Heritage Classic in Calgary in February 2011.
When Jesse Joensuu reluctantly left the Edmonton Oilers lineup with a back issue that kept him out for 11 games, he knew he was doomed to lose some ground.
After a slow start, Brandonite Mike Ferland has five goals and 16 points in his last 12 AHLa Sgames with the Abbotsford Heat.
The scratch was a bit of a surprise considering Sestito hadn't miss a game all season and has been playing some of his best hockey in the last few games.
Dec 8, 2013; Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN; Vancouver Canucks forward Ryan Kesler scores against Colorado Avalanche goaltender Jean-Sebastien Giguere and forward Gabriel Landeskog during the third period at Rogers Arena.