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Morin has no points in 15 NHL games this season. The winger was assigned to Rockford of the AHL for a conditioning assignment Tuesday because he wasn’t playing at all with the loaded Blackhawks. The 23-year-old Morin has eight goals and eight assists in 54 career regular-season games, all with Chicago. He also played in two postseason games in May. Erixon, 23, had one goal and five assists in 19 games with Columbus this season. He scored his first NHL goal on Oct. 26 at Los Angeles. The Blackhawks lost rookie defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to a broken left kneecap last month. They reassigned defenseman Klas Dahlbeck to Rockford on Sunday. Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. source:

The Blackhawks are 8-1-1 in their last 10 games, and have won seven straight games at the United Center, with the last home loss coming Nov. 7. Patrick Kane had an assist Saturday night, and leads Chicago in both goals (16) and assists (18) on the season, and takes a five-game point streak into Sunday afternoon. The Leafs (19-11-3) had a six-game win streak of their own, but have dropped their last two contests, including getting lit up 7-4 by the Philadelphia Flyers at home Saturday night. Toronto, sitting in fourth place in the Atlantic Division, is 5-3-3 on the road this season. In other action, the New York Rangers beat the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in a shootout Saturday in Raleigh, giving New York five straight wins. The two teams meet again Sunday night at Madison Square Garden. Here is the full Sunday schedule: Matchup Forgot password? We’ll email you a reset link. If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead. source:

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New Jersey is now 3-8-4 in its last 15 games. RANGERS 3, HURRICANES 2, SO RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP) Mats Zuccarrello scored in the shootout to lift New York to its fifth straight win. Henrik Lundqvist made 18 saves before stopping all three Carolina shooters in the tiebreaker. Kevin Kline tied it with 2:23 remaining and J.T. Miller also scored in the third period for the Rangers, who have earned at least one point in nine straight games against Metropolitan Division opponents. Jeff Skinner and Chris Terry scored for Carolina, and Cam Ward made 32 saves. Zuccarrello beat Ward with a wrist shot for the only goal of the shootout. Lundqvist stopped Skinner and Nathan Gerbe before gloving Terry’s backhand to end it. FLYERS 7, MAPLE LEAFS 4 TORONTO (AP) Claude Giroux had two goals and two assists, Jakub Voracek added four assists to take the NHL scoring lead and Philadelphia handed Toronto its second straight loss after a six-game win streak. Voracek has 14 goals and 28 assists for 42 points in 32 games. R.J. Umberger, Sean Couturier, Nicklas Grossman, Scott Laughton and Michael Raffl also scored for the Flyers, and Ray Emery made 21 saves. source:

Mike Harrington’s NHL Power Rankings for Dec. 21 – Sports – The Buffalo News

(7) 9. Detroit Red Wings. Just imagine if Zetterberg and Franzen start scoring. (5) 10. Toronto Maple Leafs. Pay-the-piper, seven-game roadie upcoming as World Juniors move in. (14) 11. Winnipeg Jets. Name of Peg sports bar that hooked me up to watch Sabres-Sens? Hat Tricks. source:


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