Wings could add Nabokov today … Kovalchuk the PKer … Cammalleri to IR … Starting goalies and roster notes
- Updated: January 20, 2011
- Darren Dreger via twitter: The Red Wings are talking to Evgeni Nabokov, would have to clear waivers if they sign him. Could be done today.
- Helene Elliott of the LA Times: Despite losing 9 of 11, Kings GM Dean Lombardi said “he is not considering dismissing Coach Terry Murray”
- Chris Vivlamore of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Evander Kane won’t be in the lineup tonight, has had a mid-body injury for the last month. Jim Slater and Fredrik Modin are also out. Zach Bogosian will be a healthy scratch for the 2nd consecutive game. Ondrej Pavelec will be in net. Lines at practice; Ladd-Peverley-Bergfors, Cormier-Little-Stewart, Boulton-Burmistrov-Thorburn, Dawes-Stapleton-Antropov.
- Rich Chere via twitter: Ilya Kovalchuk approached Lemaire about killing penalties, and has been used in that role the last 2 games. “Lemaire said Kovalchuk wants to improve as a player and concentrate on defense.”
- Katie Strang via twitter: According to Isles coach Jack Capuano, Kyle Okposo will be on a line with Frans Nielsen and Michael Grabner.
- Katie Strang via twitter: Matt Moulson said he was more amused than rattled by the trade rumors, realizes it’s part of the game.
- Chris Stevenson via twitter: Possible Canadiens lines for tonight; Kostitsyn-Plekanec-Eller; Pacioretty-Gomez-Gionta; Pouliot-Desharnais-Darche; Pyatt-Engqvist-Moen.
- Chris Stevenson via twitter: The Canadiens have put Mike Cammalleri on IR. Jeff Halpern and Max Pacioretty are day-to-day but on the ice.
- Allen Panzeri via twitter: Possible Senators lines; Michalek-Kelly-Alfredsson, Foligno-Fisher-Butler, Smith-Winchester-Neil, Ruutu-Regin-Shannon.
- Joe Haggerty via twitter: Looks like Tuukka Rask will be getting the start in net for the Bruins against the Sabres.
- Tom Gulitti via twitter: Looks like Martin Brodeur will get the start.
- Will DePaoli via twitter: Brent Johnson in net for the Penguins tonight.
- Tim Panaccio via twitter: Sergei Bobrovsky in net for the Flyers.
- Dmitry Chesnokov via twitter: Capitals GM McPhee expects the team to open in Russia next year, can decline to go to Europe.
- James Mirtle via twitter: The Lightning have assigned Mike Smith to the AHL on a conditioning stint.
- Tim Sassone via twitter: The Chicago Blackhawks have recalled Nick Leddy from the AHL.