The New York Rangers are hoping for big things from J.T. Miller, but for now he’ll report to AHL Hartford, according to the Bergen Record. Miller logged 11:58 minutes in the Rangers’ season opener on Thursday.
This move is likely less about what the 20-year-old forward did and more about the Rangers’ situation. Captain Ryan Callahan is on the injured reserve list following his shoulder surgery, but is expected to return Monday. With Miller down, the Rangers have set the stage for Callahan’s activation.
Callahan is expected to join Marc Staal, Brad Richards, Derek Stepan, and Rick Nash on the team’s top power-play unit.
This dominant win is a heck of a way for the Kings to begin an imposing seven-game road trip, which continues against the New York Islanders on Thursday. The Bruins probably want to burn the tape on this one themselves, as they’re about to head on a six-game road trip.
Video: Evander Kane believes he won his fights vs. Alex Petrovic
Some hockey players resist the urge to wear a visor, at least if they’re given that choice.
Perhaps a few will say “Hey, Nathan Beaulieu will just punch it off anyway.”
Maybe not, but Beaulieu provided a rather unique moment in his fight with Cedric Paquette during the Montreal Canadiens – Tampa Bay Lightning game. You can watch that bout in the video above, and see a cut on the Lightning pest’s face from that blow.
That said, it the very specific present, they’ll be watching Tuesday’s game from the press box.
After an unsatisfactory practice amid flailing playoff hopes, Flames head coach Bob Hartley made a big statement tonight, taking Monahan, Gaudreau and Lance Bouma out of the lineup as healthy scratches against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
#TORvsCGY Roster Update: Sean Monahan, Johnny Gaudreau, and Lance Bouma will be healthy scratches for tonight’s game vs. the #Leafs.