Morning Hits: O’Brien, Cross-Checking, Not Scoring for Schneider, Isles, Petrovic, Erixon and Breen

  • Randy Sportak: After clearing waivers, the Flames send Shane O’Brien to the AHL.
  • Mike Kelly: Devils Marek Zidlicky’s cross-checking penalty yesterday was the Devils first cross-checking penalty of the season, game No. 53.
  • Rob Vollman: The Devils have only scored more the two goals once in their last 12 games when Cory Schneider is in net.
  • Chris Botta: The Islanders have the NHL’s approval to wear their Stadium Series jersey for other games. Will probably wear it for two games.
  • Randy Sportak: The Flames recall defenseman Chris Breen from the AHL.