It was announced that, on February 26, Dave Strader and Razor will call the Stars-Bruins game on NBC.
Strader will provide play-by-play, and Reaugh and Brian Boucher will serve as the color analysts for the nationally televised game on NBC. The game is scheduled for an 11:30 a.m. CT puck drop at American Airlines Center.
The Sunday game is also Pevs Protects Day.
In conjunction with former forward and current Player Development Coordinator Rich Peverley, Pevs Protects Day will raise funds and awareness for the American Heart Association.
There’s more info at the link. [SportsDayDFW]
Is the bye-week cursed? [Puck Daddy]
Here’s what happened in the Central yesterday:
- The Blackhawks trounced the Sabres 5-1. [Second City Hockey]
- In the second half of their back-to-back, the Lightning beat the Avalanche 3-2 in overtime. [Raw Charge]
- It wasn’t a great night for Sens fans—not only did Ottawa lose to Winnipeg 3-2, Mark Stone and Mike Hoffman also left the game with injuries. Jets defenseman Jacob Trouba will have a hearing for his hit on Stone. [Silver Seven Sens]
- The Predators managed to hold off the Blue Jackets for a 4-3 win. [On the Forecheck]
I hope everyone had a lovely Hockey Day in America.
The Blues claimed Ty Rattie off waivers, returning him to the organization. [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
The Senators could be without Bobby Ryan for 3-6 weeks after he injured his index finger. [TSN]
Ahead of the Penguins’ game against the Red Wings yesterday, Sidney Crosby was honored for reaching 1,000 career points.
Life as an NHL scout can be lonely. [New York Times]
Over at FanRag Sports, a look at whether wins should be worth three points. [FanRag Sports]
Get to know Wild center Eric Staal, who dishes on his strangest fan encounter and reveals who he models his game after. [The Hockey News]