Game action resumes again tomorrow night when the Islanders host the Red Wings in Brook-a-leen. Today, we rest.
- Calvin de Haan was in a ton of pain after setting up the rush that became the game-winner and there was unfortunately no update on his condition yet.
No update today on Calvin de Haan, who looked to be in real pain after breaking up OT rush and starting play on #Isles winner. Will be examined tomorrow.— Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) December 17, 2017
- Old friend Alexei Yashin sat down for an extended interview with Christine Simpson before playing in the Senators’ alumni game. [Sportsnet]
- Josh Ho-Sang didn’t play for the Sound Tigers last night in their overtime loss to Lehigh Valley. However, it would have been his fifth game in five nights, so it’s understandable - Michael Fornabaio said it’s even rare for a player to play four in four nights, as Ho-Sang did. [CT Post | Soundin’ Off]
- David Quenneville scored Medicine Hat’s first goal in their shootout win heading into a ten-day break. [Medicine Hat News]
Around the League
- Last night’s NHL scores. None of the games were close, nor did they involve the Metro Division.
- Speaking of the Metro, eight points separate the top team and the bottom team in the division - it was even closer going into Saturday - in this edition of the Weekly Metro Division Snapshot. [AATJ]
- The case for and against trading Tyler Johnson this offseason. Steve Yzerman may have a decision to make. [Raw Charge]
- The Providence Bruins and Hershey Bears got involved in a line brawl the other night, including the worst goalie fight anyone has ever laid eyes on. [SCCC]