The Columbus Blue Jackets will be without their standout goaltender for at least the next month, with the club announcing Wednesday that reigning Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky is expected to be sidelined 4-to-5 weeks with a groin strain.
Apologies to everyone who thought their team had a chance to sign Henrik Lundqvist away from the New York Rangers this summer.
The New York Rangers and goaltender Henrik Lundqvist agreed to a contract extension on Wednesday.
Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - Columbus goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky left Tuesday's 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning with an apparent lower-body injury and will have an MRI on Wednesday, Blue Jackets coach Todd Richards said.
Nashville Predators goaltender Marek Mazanec has been named the NHL's top rookie for the month of November.
The NHL regular season is already more than a quarter of the way finished, a fact that is not lost on the disappointing Ottawa Senators.
Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane, Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin and Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding have been named the NHL's 'Three Stars' for the month of November.
Detroit Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg is expected to miss at least two weeks of action due to a herniated disc in his back.
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin was recognized as the NHL's top performer for the week ending Dec. 1 and the second consecutive week.
Colorado Avalanche goaltender Semyon Varlamov was in court Monday for an advisement hearing related to a domestic violence charge involving his girlfriend.