TORONTO – Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Tomas Kaberle is expected to be out of the lineup for four weeks after breaking a bone in his right hand.
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Tomas Kaberle is expected to miss the next three to four weeks after suffering a broken bone in his hand.
Kaberle has been the center of trade rumors as the NHL trade deadline approcahes on March 4.
Scoring summaries from Friday’s NHL games:Senators 0 at Blue Jackets 1First PeriodNo Scoring.Penalties – Spezza Ott (tripping) 3:05, Chimera Clb (holding) 9:47, Foligno Ott (high-sticking) 16:02, Heatley Ott (hooking) 18:33.
TORONTO – There might be no better way to measure Doug Gilmour’s impact on the Toronto Maple Leafs than by having a conversation with one of his former teammates.
WINNIPEG – Tim Brent scored twice to lead the Rockford IceHogs to a 4-1 win over the Manitoba Moose on Friday night in the American Hockey League.
CALGARY – Andre Roy’s second-period goal stood as the game-winner Friday night as the Calgary Flames won 3-1 over the Nashville Predators.Adrian Aucoin and Matthew Lombardi also scored for the Flames (30-14-4), who maintained their 11 point lead atop the Northwest Division and moved to within five points of the second-place Detroit Red Wings in the Western Conference.
Movements in the world of hockey Friday:National Hockey LeagueATLANTA THRASHERS-Recalled F Joe Motzko and F Colin Stuart from Chicago (AHL). Assigned F Joey Crabb to Chicago.
TAMPA, Fla. – Jeff Carter scored twice in the third period to take the NHL goal lead, and Mike Richards had two goals and an assist in the Philadelphia Flyers’ 6-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Friday night.
NEWARK, N.J. – Jamie Langenbrunner tied it late in regulation and scored with a minute left in overtime as the New Jersey Devils extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Friday night.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Rookie sensation Steve Mason put up another zero – and his Columbus Blue Jackets took the fifth.Mason stopped 18 shots for his NHL-leading seventh shutout of the season, making fellow rookie Jake Voracek’s second-period goal stand up in a 1-0 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Friday night.
TORONTO – There will be little reason for the Toronto Marlies to ever leave Ricoh Coliseum if they keep playing this well at home.Tim Stapleton scored twice and added an assist as the Toronto Marlies won a franchise-record seventh consecutive home game with a 4-2 victory over the Hamilton Bulldogs in American Hockey League action on Friday night.
STOCKHOLM, Sweden – Peter Forsberg has ruled out a return to the National Hockey League this season.Forsberg told Sweden’s national broadcaster SVT on Friday that if he’s able to play at all, it will be for his hometown club Modo in the Swedish league.
Movements in the world of hockey Thursday:National Hockey LeagueANAHEIM DUCKS-Signed F George Parros to a three-year contract extension.CAROLINA HURRICANES-Placed D Niclas Wallin on injured reserve.
THE CANADIAN PRESSCanadiens 1 at Panthers 5First Period1. Florida, Bouwmeester 11 (Weiss, Stillman) 3:54 (pp)2. Florida, Weiss 8 (Stillman, Horton) 15:36 (pp)Penalties – Gorges Mtl (roughing) 3:33, Bouillon Mtl (tripping) 12:00, Lang Mtl (hooking) 14:52, Frolik Fla (hooking) 18:40, Skrastins Fla (cross-checking) 19:50.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – While four of Evgeni Nabokov’s teammates and their coach trekked to Montreal for a frigid weekend of exhibition hockey, the goalie took an extended break from the rink in sunny California.
LOS ANGELES – Playing their first game in eight days, the Los Angeles Kings relied on goalie Jonathan Quick’s reflexes to compensate for the rustiness of everyone else.
DENVER – Jason Blake’s goal early in the third period snapped a tie, and Dominic Moore scored twice as the Toronto Maple Leafs broke a four-game losing streak by beating the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 on Thursday night.
ST. LOUIS – Peter Regin scored his first goal in the NHL with 1:57 left in the third to lift the Ottawa Senators to a 3-1 victory over the St.
DETROIT – Brad Richards had two power-play assists a minute apart midway through the first period and the Dallas Stars beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 Thursday night.
CHEVY CHASE, Md. – Reigning league MVP Alex Ovechkin and injured defenceman Tom Poti both participated in three-on-three scrimmages that the Washington Capitals held at an outdoor rink Thursday night.